Content Coordinator Part Time
TechSesh is looking for a Content Coordinator to support in the creation of content and other branding materials to support our overall goals. From concept through execution, this candidate will help bring the brand to life while keeping it consistent across all various touchpoints.
You will be responsible for creating, improving and maintaining content to be top of mind and provide valuable, digestible and entertaining tech/ lifestyle content. Your responsibilities will also include sharing content to raise brand awareness and monitoring web traffic and metrics to identify best practices.
Our ideal team member is a professional with demonstrable creative writing, photo & video and marketing skills. As our Content Coordinator, you should perform well under deadlines and be detail-oriented.
You should be able to oversee all marketing content initiatives to ensure TechSesh community engagement, brand consistency and be open to trying crazy, new ideas.
The Content Coordinator is a highly motivated, creative individual with experience and a passion for connecting with current and future community members within the tech, lifestyle and entrepreneurial space. That passion comes through as he/she engages with community on a daily basis, with the ultimate goal of turning readers into die-hard TechSesh community members.
Community leadership and participation (both online and offline) are integral to TechSesh’s Content Coordinator’s success. An essential component is communicating our brand in a positive, authentic way that will attract today’s modern tech and social culture.
The Content Coordinator is instrumental in managing the company’s content-related assets and should always be learning, as it’s a crucial component to their success.
Lastly, we want to our new crew members to be highly passionate & knowledgeable about the tech community. You should be reading and staying up to date with the technology world, social media world, business world and such. You should also have a good eye for style and design.
We require work samples to apply for this position.
What you'll do:
Develop content strategy aligned with short-term and long-term marketing targets
Collaborate with marketing and design teams to plan and develop site content, style and layout (and if easy enough, develop and create yourself)
Create and publish engaging content (writing, photos, videos and various types of art media)
Edit, proofread and improve posts
Optimize content according to SEO
Use content management systems to analyze website traffic and users engagement metrics
Manage content distribution to online channels and social media platforms to increase web traffic
Create, customize and execute our digital graphic strategy for each social media channel
Collaborate with Digital team to support content marketing (animation, blog, social media assets, and more) and website design.
Help bring new ideas for design and content creation to the team using your expertise and eye for great design.
Ensure compliance with law (e.g. copyright and data protection)
Stay up-to-date with developments and generate new ideas to draw audience’s attention
Repurpose content for different mediums including social media and video
Update all sections of the websites
Brainstorm with the team & then create, curate, and manage all published content (images, videos and written).
Monitor, listen and respond to users in a “social” way while cultivating leads and sale
Design, create and manage promotions and Social ad campaigns.
Become an advocate for the company in social media spaces and all digital spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate.
You always keep an eye on new trends, new technologies, new formats, updates on social channels and audience evolution to inspire and be inspired in your everyday creative work
What you have:
Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on Journalism, Writing, Communications or PR
Minimum experience is 1 year.
Must be able to commute to West Hollywood 3 days/week
Proven work experience involved with content management and/or creation
Hands on experience with MS Office, WordPress, Squarespace, Canva, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Vimeo, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe, Pinterest
Basic technical knowledge of HTML and web publishing
Knowledge of SEO and web traffic metrics
Excellent writing skills in English
Good organizational and time-management skills
Creative minded with an ability to conceive interesting ideas for new content
Proficient in content marketing: theory and application
To be successful here you are:
A knack for storytelling
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing
Exhibits the ability to jump from the creative side of marketing to analytical side, able to demonstrate why their ideas are analytically sound
Enjoys a working knowledge of the blogging ecosystem relevant to the company’s field
Is a team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other employees when necessary. (ie: content development, creation and editing of content, and online reputation management)
Makes evident good technical understanding and can pick up new tools quickly
Maintains a working knowledge of principles of SEO including keyword research and Google Analytics. Highly knowledgeable in the principles of “Search and Social”
Demonstrates Social media service techniques such as empathy, patience, advocacy and conflict resolution
Able to work independently with little oversight; dependable and reliable
Excellent collaborator who appreciates learning about all parts of the business, eager to contribute to a variety of projects and initiatives
Believer in and advocate for TechSesh values and mission
To apply, please send a brief intro, your resume and links to past work, social media to HELLO@TECHSESH.CO with the subject line: CONTENT COORDINATOR
ABOUT TECHSESH: TechSesh.co is a modern woman’s destination for all things tech and a community based organization dedicated to empowering women in STEM and leadership roles. Our purpose is to help women in the technology field and those aspiring to begin careers in the field, to forge strong, lasting relationships within the community and endorse a growing number of female role models, advocate a more equal gender ratio in the start-up and tech scene.
On TechSesh you can find everything from the latest tech and gadget news including tips, reviews, and a variety of community initiatives, meet-ups, technical workshops and actionable advice on advancing your career in tech.
Jessica Naziri started her career as a technology reporter for CNBC, The Los Angeles Times and later as a tech exec at a local start-up in Los Angeles. After seeing the gender gap in technology first hand, she wanted to work to close the disparity and to change the image of what a girl in tech looks like and does.
Naziri was recently listed on Inc.'s 30 Inspirational Women in Tech and Create, Harper’s Bazaar, and Cultivate Top 100 Women in Tech. Her work has appeared in CBS, Fox Good Day LA, TechCrunch, The Washington Post, Mashable, The Travel Channel, NPR, Inside Edition, Yahoo!, and Business Insider, and more. In addition, Naziri consults with technology brands including Google, Qualcomm, Dell, and Samsung, creating online content, mobile marketing strategy, videos and social media to get their message out to a millennial audience.