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Senior Content Editor | Semrush

Senior Content Editor

Remote

WHO WE ARE
Semrush is a leading digital marketing toolkit for SEO, PPC, and content marketing professionals worldwide, with 7 million marketers who have already used Semrush to improve online marketing activities, monitor their website’s performance, as well as the competitor’s one.
With over 45 tools within the software and search data for 140 countries, Semrush provides solutions for in-house marketing teams and agencies working with clients in any industry. Semrush is an absolute leader helping good marketers become great!

The Content Agency is the internal professional writing team here at Semrush. Various Teams, Units and Hubs within Semrush request writing support from our team of writers to help them reach their goals, objectives and KPIs, including SEO-optimized blog posts, articles (news, product updates, etc.), landing pages, emails, video scripts, ad copy, pillar pages, case studies and more.

Our ideal candidate is a seasoned substantive editor (primarily of marketing content) who also possesses strong stylistic and copy editing skills. In addition to being an excellent editor, this individual is also an effective communicator, and has extensive knowledge and understanding of SEO best practices. Our Senior Content Editor will help ensure our clients’ key messages are being incorporated into the content in a compelling, impactful way.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide substantive and copy edits to a variety of content created by the writers on our Content Agency team
  • Provide constructive feedback to writers to help improve their content and help ensure it’s inviting, engaging and useful to a reader
  • Screen and review content for SEO best practices
  • Guide draft through editorial and tracking stages to final product
  • Collaborate with Editorial team and various Marketing teams on developing a customized style guide for Semrush

Job requirements

  • Native English speaker and writer

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, marketing, communications, journalism or a related field

  • Editing experience (5+ years editing in a marketing, content marketing, SEO, or relevant B2B role)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral

  • A strong understanding of the digital marketing industry

  • Organized, efficient, attentive to detail, able to manage multiple projects and tasks with aggressive deadlines

  • Well-situated to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment, with multiple and changing priorities

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team

  • Commitment to the company’s culture and quality service standards

  • High proficiency in the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

  • An understanding of the various writing style guides (Chicago vs Associated Press vs Oxford, etc.) and the differences between them

  • Experience using Semrush tools a plus

  • Knowledge of using Grammarly and project management tools such as Trello or Monday.com is a plus

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Care
  • 401(k) plan with Dollar for Dollar company match up to 3% and an additional 50% match on the next 2% you contribute- for a total of 4% company matching funds- EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS ARE FULLY VESTED FROM DAY ONE!
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

Some additional perks that Semrush has to offer:
• Flexible work hours
• FREE snacks and drinks

Semrush is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or medical condition including medical characteristics, genetic identity, marital status, military service, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications.

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