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Content Strategist, Senior Consultant

 

Position Summary

LDS Content Strategists occupy a critical role on LDS projects, working with usability experts, business strategists and technologists to envision and design breakthrough innovations that deliver true business value. As a Content Strategist, you are primarily responsible for providing informed leadership in the following core areas:

  • Content requirements identification
  • Content solution design and implementation
  • Editorial standards definition and content authoring
  • Content migration planning and execution
  • Content publishing and operational support

You will join a highly collaborative environment of innovative, success-driven professionals who seek and rely on your expertise, open-mindedness, and creative problem-solving abilities. You will provide expert consultation to senior executives and high-level project sponsors and should be comfortable and confident providing guidance within a complex, challenging project landscape.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of ten years in a consulting role addressing large-scale online content initiatives. This position reports to the Managing Director of Content Strategy.

 

Qualities We Seek

Effective, experienced content strategists who . . .

  • Deeply care about online content--behind the firewall, on the public Web, and in other key venues--and are passionate about its value to the enterprise.
  • Can design elegant, impactful online content solutions that support a client's business objectives.
  • Consider the many dimensions of online content: from messaging strategy to content production, and from informational structure to metadata management.
  • Are sensitive to the operational impact of content scope and strives for efficiency and sustainability.
  • Know that content is king and will go that extra mile to ensure that our clients' content solutions have both "steak and sizzle".
  • Would enjoy working as an industry leader supporting world-class clients.

 

Position Description

In this role, you would:

  • Define content scope and approach in alignment with business objectives, editorial best practices and operational realities.
  • Position the online content solution within the context of complex enterprise information ecosystems.
  • Analyze clients' current-state online channels and discern implications for content migration, transformation and maintenance efforts.
  • Design informational structures that align with brand and messaging strategies.
  • Produce content page "instances" and author web content that works.
  • Align the content solution with the operational and systems environment.
  • Evolve best practices for content strategy.

As a content strategist, you will be expected to provide solution leadership that influences your clients, team members, stakeholders and LDS leadership for successful outcomes.


Education Requirements

  • At a minimum, a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Communications or other relevant liberal arts major.
  • Masters degree in Communications, Media, Journalism or Library Information Sciences would be preferred. 

 

Location(s)

  • Florham Park, NJ

 

Travel Requirements

  • Travel to client sites expected (approximately 20%), trade shows and sales prospects as required.

 

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