Content Strategist / Writer

New York, United States Full-time

Content Strategist

 

Location: New York, United States

 

About us

ERGO is a market leader in data-driven, hyper personalized, adaptive algorithmic email journey design and deployment. It’s a mouthful, but very cool stuff that is driving enormous returns for our blue chip clients. The best way to explain it would be to envision reading your favorite magazine, and every page you turn it became more relevant to you and it seemed like it was able to anticipate what you wanted. We are looking for a talented and passionate Content Strategist / Writer to join our team.

If you love being in and around data strategy, content strategy, the brave new world of algorithms – and smart, energetic people you’ve just found your new home.

About the role

We are looking for a passionate storyteller to choreograph brand stories across multiple platforms and mediums. Below are the key aspects of your new job:

  • Creating thoughtful, personalized and brand relevant content strategies and then execute across multiple online and offline channels / platforms
  • Collaborating with design partner(s) co develop journeys and experiences via sketches (rather than just word docs)
  • Playing an active role in stakeholder and user research including to identify insights and trends
  • Performing content audits from time to time to assess content to identify strengths, weaknesses, gaps and inconsistencies, and opportunities
  • Identifying opportunities for content testing and measurement.
  • Implement testing and learning methodologies
  • Applying these learnings to continuously optimize performance of programs
  • Work collaboratively in a multifunctional team to concept and implement compelling brand stories across teams
  • Working with experience design team to concept infographics and charts to bring data insights to life in an engaging way.
  • Establish and enforce writing style and tone within brand guidelines for assigned projects
  • Creating and maintain content roadmap and content workflows
  • Edit and proof all work for quality and accuracy
  • Clearly and confidently present work to internal team and clients

About you

Bring your gifted writing and background and strategic brilliance to help us create award-winning, groundbreaking digital journeys. The key drivers of your success include your:

  • 5-6 years experience at a creative or media agency, or in-house, as a content writer/strategist, copywriter or strategist
  • Love both high-level strategy and hands-on writing and editing for web and mobile experiences
  • Portfolio of strong, witty writing for both long-form and short-form content
  • Extremely deadline and detail-oriented
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong teamwork/communication skills
  • Understand design thinking and user experience
  • Strategic, curious mindset
  • Outstanding presentation skills
  • The will to win

Extra credit if you have the following:

  • A BA/BS or MA/MS in communications, journalism, marketing, advertising, or a related field
  • Understanding of the financial services industry and compliance regulations, including retail banking, wealth and asset management, FinTech, etc.
  • Experience in-house at a financial institution, at an agency with financial services clients, or a financial services media publication
  • Ability to help us win on Trivia Night

Perks

  • Very cool industrial style West Village studio space
  • Healthy (and unhealthy) snacks
  • Choice of gym or CitiBike membership
  • Bagel Fridays
  • Summer Fridays
  • Office bar cart
  • World-class toilet paper
  • Pool table
  • Competitive vacation allowance
  • Company-paid office closure between Christmas and New Years Day
  • Health, vision & dental benefits
  • 401k plan
  • Referral bonus program
  • Pet-friendly office
  • Fun company outings, and events

The best perk? Our people. If you’re ready to join us, apply now!

Please apply with your resume, and ideally a cover letter.