Content Editor at G2 | Powderkeg

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About G2 - The Company

When you join G2, you join the global team behind the largest and most trusted software marketplace. Every month, 5.5 million people come to G2 to inform smarter software decisions based on honest peer reviews. Authenticity is our focus, and every day we help thousands of companies, and hundreds of employees, propel their potential. Ready for meaningful work that starts and ends with compassion and heart? You’ve come to the right place.

G2 is going through exciting growth! We’ve recently secured our Series D funding of $157 million, which will further allow us to grow and develop our product and people. Read about it here!

About The Role

G2 is looking for a content editor who would be responsible for ensuring the quality of the team’s content and helping elevate the team’s writing style. They will assist with other projects within content marketing, market research, and across cross-functional teams. They will help build quality content on the Learning and Research Hub, through the internal peer review process and through sourcing external guest writers. The content editor is a fierce advocate for AP style, CMOS style, grammar, the G2 brand, and G2’s editorial standards. They are deadline-driven and collaborative, coaching team members and providing suggestions to leadership on how to improve editorial processes.

**In This Role, You Will: **

Editing

  • Edits content and research on the Learning and Research Hub. Content types include, but are not limited to, news content, blogs, research reports, technical documentation, long-form content, and newsletters.Follows established G2 editorial, brand, and SEO guidelines, and makes suggestions for improvements
  • Conducts thorough fact checks by corroborating statistics, data points, quotes, claims against reputable third-party sources
  • Stages blog posts in the CMS (HubSpot)

Collaboration & communication

  • Edits and reviews content within a short turnaround time (within 1-2 days)
  • Builds strong, collaborative relationships with both internal and external audiences
  • Manages several different projects but relies on supervisor for prioritization and review of work
  • Participates in peer review process at advanced speed/skill levels
  • Can perform with medium autonomy - operates fairly independently but relies on leadership for goal-setting and assignments

Innovation & growth

  • Tracks personal and team analytics and is goal-oriented
  • Identifies process improvements and presents solutions
  • Volunteers for projects regularly
  • Capable of writing a Learning Hub article if needed; may write articles for external sources

Requirements :

  • Typically, 1-2 years of content or news editing experience, fully competent
  • Ability to adhere to short turnaround times and work in a fast-paced environment
  • An authoritative source on AP style, CMOS style, grammar, spelling, and syntax
  • Ability to maintain a high level of attention to detail while managing multiple competing priorities

What Can Help Your Application Stand Out:

  • Proficient in different tools (Asana, Hubspot, Ahrefs, Google Sheets, Canva, etc.)
  • Intermediate understanding of G2 Learn content, G2 categories, SoV
  • Journalism degree and/or equivalent experience

Our Commitment to Inclusivity and Diversity

At G2, we are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment where people of every background can thrive and feel welcome. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, or marital, veteran, or physical or mental disability status. Learn more about our commitments here.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Content Editor
  • Company
    G2
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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