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Content Writer

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 03-09-2018
Content Writer
Hanover Research is seeking a prolific and talented Content Writer (Nerd Journalist) to write, curate, and produce various content deliverables to promote Hanover’s thought leadership and brand.  The role will join a tight-knit, nimble, and dynamic Corporate Communications team and will assist in executing Hanover’s content strategy.
  • Craft the content experience for Hanover with content marketing pieces that generate awareness, consideration, and purchase including downloadable content, white papers, eBooks, infographics, guides, videos, templates, tip sheets, case studies, etc. Target development of 3 – 4 pieces a month.
  • Assist with creating and writing blog posts on an ongoing basis to support and promote content offers and to attract site visitors through search, social media, and email subscribers.
  • Develop and manage content editorial calendar.
  • Assist with the creation of sales collateral and presentations as needed.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to produce relevant content that meets the needs of both key stakeholders and our audience.
  • Partner with graphic design to create content assets in a variety of visually compelling formats.
  • Proven ability to translate complex concepts into compelling content that engages customers.
  • Excellent writer with a stellar portfolio of work.
  • Collaborative individual performer who enjoys working with a small, close-knit team.
  • Robust project management skills and ability to manage against tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of inbound marketing best practices and on-page SEO.
  • An ear for the voice of the customer and an interest in channeling customer needs in framing all of Hanover’s communications.
  • Positive attitude that embraces feedback and seeks continual improvement.
  • Proactive problem solving that sees hidden potential and opportunities in challenges.
  • Self-starter who can comfortably handle some degree of ambiguity.
  • Familiarity with Wordpress and Hubspot marketing automation software a plus.
Minimum Education Required:
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in marketing, communications, journalism, English, creative writing, technical writing, or related fields.
Minimum Experience:
2-3 years of experience in a content creation role, B2B and technical subject matter expertise preferred.

If you feel that you would be the ideal candidate for this position, please submit your résumé and cover letter along with a recent and relevant writing sample (such as a whitepaper, eBook, or other piece of thought leadership) through our online application portal at: 

Only documents in Word, PPT or PDF will be accepted.  Applicants failing to include a cover letter and writing sample will not be considered.
Founded in 2003, Hanover Research is a global research and analytics firm that provides high quality, custom research through an annual, fixed-fee model for clients in corporate sectors as well as clients in the primary, secondary, and higher education space and healthcare. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Hanover employs over 300 high-caliber researchers, analysts, grant consultants, sales managers, and account professionals to deliver a robust research infrastructure that is revolutionary in its combination of flexibility and affordability.

Hanover Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, compensation, training, promotion, transfer, leaves of absence, and termination.
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