Tech Editor

Job description

Job title: Tech Editor
Location: Remote/ Work from Home - can be based anywhere in the US but preferably Eastern or Central time zone

 

About the role

EnsembleIQ seeks a Digital and Tech Editor for RIS News, the leading source for business intelligence, thought leadership and technology insights for retail industry executives. RIS is looking for someone to join our dynamic editorial team to help drive our position as a thought leader, trend predictor and ultimate news source for retail technology professionals.

The Technology Editor's key responsibilities include writing, editing and producing authoritative, actionable content for RIS’ growing portfolio of digital offerings. The role requires strong writing and editing skills, plus a hyper-focus on planning and organization. The Technology Editor will manage the day-to-day needs of the brand, website, e-newsletter, and related products as needed while also cultivating relationships and interacting with high-level industry sources to help build the RIS community.

 

Key tasks

  • Advance the brand’s digital-first editorial approach by growing readership and engagement across digital channels through innovate content approaches.
  • Write and post daily to the RIS website. Procure, edit and post press releases and contributed content adhering to RIS’ guidelines.
  • Handle organization and posting of content for RIS’ three weekly e-newsletters.
  • Monitor website and newsletter performance and develop strategies to improve.
  • Write, edit and contribute to industry-leading reports and research projects.
  • Responsible for SEO & Google ranking. Identify areas for improvement and develop strategy.
  • Responsible for RIS’ social media presence, and tasked with building fan base and engagement.
  • Attend industry events and conferences; cover event sessions for online publication and live social media postings.

 

Requirements

About you:

  • 3-5 years experience working for a publication, preferably in B2B (retail preferred).
  • Strong background and interest in technology.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills.
  • A self-starter with a thirst for innovation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication, English or other related experience.

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

EnsembleIQ: we believe in solving big problems and inspiring bold ideas. We are a premier business intelligence company. We empower retailers, consumer goods manufacturers, technology vendors, marketing agencies and a vast ecosystem of service providers by leveraging an integrated network of media and information platforms that connect and provide actionable marketplace intelligence.

The company’s portfolio includes cross-channel platforms encompassing print and digital media, industry forums and councils, marketplace databases, events and proprietary research on consumers, shoppers and retailers.