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Content Writer/Editor

Content Engineering | Redmond, WA | Full Time | From $50,000.00 to $70,000.00 per year

Job Description

About MAQ Software

As Microsoft Power BI Partner of the Year 2021, we enable leading companies to accelerate their business intelligence and analytics initiatives. Our solutions enable our clients to improve their operations, reduce costs, increase sales, and build stronger customer relationships.

Our clients consistently recognize us for providing architecture and governance frameworks, implementing best practices to optimize reports, and building team capability through training programs. Our innovative tools and 43 certified visuals expand Power BI capabilities to save time for decision makers.

As a premier supplier to Microsoft for two decades, our clients benefit from our extensive insights into the platform and engineering practices. Microsoft has awarded us seven specializations for meeting Microsoft's highest standards of service delivery. Our clients improve their implementations with breadth and depth of our expertise.

With globally integrated teams in Redmond, Washington, and Mumbai, Hyderabad, and NOIDA India, we deliver solutions with increased velocity and tech intensity. Our daily delivery and feedback model offers the flexibility to adapt solutions to changing business needs.

Inc. magazine has recognized us for sustained growth by listing us on the Inc. 5000 list eleven times – a rare honor.

We’re looking for a creative, hardworking individual to support the company’s content and social media initiatives. The Editor will research, write, and proofread executive communications and client materials. The Editor may work directly with the CEO and engineering team on content projects with a company-wide impact. The projects include:

  • Case studies
  • Best practice guides
  • Infographics
  • White papers
  • Explainer videos

The ideal candidate will be a social media enthusiast, adept at navigating shifting priorities, and team oriented. Must have a proven track record of generating fresh content aligned to an organization’s brand voice.

Social media responsibilities include ownership of social creative writing, calendar execution, and community engagement across the company’s social media accounts. This role will also assist the editorial and sales teams with campaigns, concepting, project management, strategic initiatives, and other tasks as business needs evolve.

The person in this role will be one of two researchers/writers and will work out of MAQ Software's office in Redmond, Washington.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research topics to verify information and participate in meetings to gather relevant background. Factcheck to aid in the preliminary writing stages.
  • Work with the CEO to develop and uphold processes for requesting, creating, editing, and publishing content. Help forecast projects and troubleshoot workflow issues.
  • Provide developmental, substantive, or copy editing for materials produced by the CEO and other work units across the organization. Ensure that content is clear and compelling, is appropriate for the target audience, and reflects the company’s tone and quality standards.
  • Serve as an editor/content writer or substantive editor for print materials, digital content, and other collateral. Identify materials related to managerial and business success.
  • Build and manage the company’s presence in our social media accounts, including LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Quora.
  • Post content that is clear and compelling, appropriate for the target audience, and reflects the company’s tone and quality standards.
  • Work with senior management to develop the company’s narrative across various social media platforms.
  • Monitor and engage in relevant social discussions about our company, competitors, and/or industry.
  • Build expertise on best practices and strategies in social media.
  • Track, measure, and analyze all initiatives to determine social media ROI.
  • Manage paid social execution, audience building, reporting, and related activities.
  • Identify and engage with emerging social networks.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in English, business, communications, journalism, or related field required.
  • Two years of experience in communications and editing.
  • Two years of experience in digital marketing and social media, with proven experience developing social media content.
  • Understanding of entrepreneurial companies, business management principles, and avid reader of business books.
  • Highly collaborative orientation. Aptitude for working with colleagues across a range of seniority levels and areas of subject matter expertise.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and competing timelines.
  • Ability to respond to shifting priorities quickly and effectively.
  • Strong interest in technology.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working with C-level executives and IT industry professionals at all stages of the document-development process.
  • Experience writing for a newspaper or other type of business publication.
  • Personal presence on social media, with demonstrable command of multiple networks and their best practices.
  • Proficiency with social media tools like Buffer, Hootsuite, Google Analytics, Canva, etc.
  • Computer science or engineering background.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft cloud, data, and analytics stacks.

Benefits & Salary

  • Annual pay range $50,000 - $70,000.
  • Paid time off.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance with employee premiums paid in full.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with 3% company match and immediate vesting.