Virtual, Inc.

Do you want to work with mission-oriented organizations making a positive, impactful mark on the world? Do you want to be genuinely appreciated at work? Are you an expert wordsmith who has high-tech and storytelling writing skills? Can you make a string of sentences sing? Come join our team and work hand in hand with our marketing communications department to launch, raise awareness and advocate for our nonprofit clients!

Virtual Inc. seeks a creative, enthusiastic writer to join our Content Development Team. We work with non-profit technology associations and vertical industry associations that are working on the future of technology and industry that need content that explains exactly how they will impact businesses, communities and the environment, with a focus on creating lasting value. Working with our team, you will help us bring these stories to life across multiple mediums, highlighting the real-world value of foundational research and the impact that new technologies and industries will have on businesses and communities over the coming years.

You Are:

  • A strong writer with experience covering technology or industry vertical topics for general, executive and technology audiences. (Journalism, content development, marketing communications, or technology- and industry-focused writing experience could be relevant preparation for this role.)
  • You are comfortable and enjoy interviewing subject matter experts on topics where you have no personal experience or firsthand knowledge.
  • You can quickly figure out the must-tell points of a story and develop compelling content, within word time limits and for the relevant audience.
  • You are passionate about new technologies and enjoy learning about new tech and explaining the capabilities and implications to others.
  • You enjoy using your talents to help others communicate their work and expertise to non-expert audiences.
  • You have a healthy appreciation for the editorial process and seek to build on your current content development experience and skills.
  • You enjoy dreaming up new ways of conveying information, whether it's a different style of writing or a different content format.
  • You are organized and aware of dependencies in the content development process and proactive about managing potential conflicts to meet deadlines.

The Work:

  • Support in providing thought leadership, writing on complex technology topics and vertical industry issues. This role delivers content that offers unique and thought-provoking perspectives, relatable to business and technology audiences alike
  • Provide inputs and perspectives about how best to communicate new ideas to the client's target audiences
  • Develop your own perspectives on current technology trends and business implications
  • Brainstorm and develop ideas for new content with team and client leads
  • Build trusted relationships with subject matter experts throughout the client's teams,
  • Consistently communicating their stories in an accurate, compelling way
  • Oversee the content development process, managing relationships with subject matter experts, marketing colleagues, designers, reviewers, and external contractors as applicable to guide projects from conception through completion
  • Prior experience collaborating with marketing and PR teams is a plus

We all have a hand in creating a COMPANY WE LOVE by LEADING THROUGH OUR VALUES and fostering a culture that empowers and rewards its employees. You will:

  • Represent Virtual's core values of innovation, service excellence, empowerment, respect, teamwork, generosity, fun and trust.
  • Exemplify our servant leadership philosophy every day by building trust, serving first, and acting as one team.
  • Actively participate in company-sponsored committees, events and initiatives geared toward engagement, development, and fun!
  • Inspire and equip those you serve.

As our next Content Strategist Manager, you will bring:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 6-8 years) work experience.
  • Minimum of 6-8 years of professional writing experience (or relevant graduate work), with samples available for review. (Non-bylined work meets this requirement with verification of authorship.)
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in an environment with team members from diverse professional backgrounds
  • Ability to determine methods and procedures on new assignments with minimal guidance
  • Dedication to continued learning
  • Collaborative nature and interest in working with colleagues of different skill sets to build strong stories

About Virtual Inc:  

Headquartered in Wakefield, MA with offices in Nashville, TN, Reston, VA, and Ottawa, ON, Virtual also brings together a remote workforce from all over North America. Founded in 1999, Virtual's innovative and inclusive culture is the driving force behind our success and continued growth.

Our Virtual Team is made up of passionate professionals who understand the needs of associations, standards organizations, consortia, startup advocacy groups, and professional societies. The expertise within the Virtual team enables our clients to achieve their goals and make a mark on the world. Virtual's global clients include organizations led by Google, Facebook, Microsoft and more. We also service organizations that are tackling some of the biggest challenges in the world today, from eating disorders, to space travel to noise pollution.

We are proud to be recognized in the Best Places to Work list, twice! Living our values on a day-to-day basis is real. Not just a poster on the wall. Virtual's core values include trust, respect, inclusion, innovation, service excellence, empowerment, teamwork, generosity, and fun.

Virtual, Inc.
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