Country:

United States

Cities:

Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New York City, Raleigh, Seattle

Area of expertise:

Experience Design

Job Description

Welcome to the Avanade Digital Innovation Studios, where the best in creative and technology mix it up to push the boundaries of innovation. We're a fast-moving, big-idea-dreaming, mishmash of designers, UX architects, technologists, delivery experts, writers, and more, who, when brought together, create trans formative digital experiences for some of the biggest and best brands on the planet. Sound like a place you wouldn't mind hanging your hat? Great, in North America you can find us in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, NYC, Raleigh, Seattle, and Toronto.

About the role


The Content Strategist is tasked with leading clients in developing content and communications strategies. You will oversee the creation, curation, and governance of content, for a wide range of Enterprise clients. You will help internal stakeholders understand and produce on-brand content that target users need to find information, make decisions, and complete tasks. You will lead strategy sessions, create content, and implement content strategies across multiple teams and projects. You may also act as a team leader and oversee the work of more junior team members.



Day-to-day, you will:


Create and revise a myriad of deliverables including voice and tone docs, style guides, strategy presentations, copy decks, and more

Perform all Copywriter tasks at a high level

Present, defend, and sell work to senior leaders and clients

Assist Avanade sales teams to sell Content Strategy during the Opportunity Phase

Assist Avanade sales teams in the overall creation of pitch decks/materials—including providing writing and editorial services

Evangelize the Content Strategy practice internally at Avanade, and externally to clients who may need content help

Lead cross-functional and globally dispersed teams

Communicate with technical developers to transfer content to deliverables

About you


First and foremost, you have complete mastery over the English language and are passionate about writing. You are also a creative thinker, as well as an assertive problem solver with an analytical mind. You have deep content experience and know how to translate business needs into a content strategy that meets those needs.



Your background and skills likely include:


A Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Creative Writing, or similar program

5+ years in a client-facing writing role at a digital agency supporting national or global brands OR 5+ years in a digital marketing or advertising role working internally at national or global client.

2-3 years supporting enterprise-level branding or re-branding efforts

Proven ability to present, defend, and sell work that results from complex thinking to senior leaders as the work moves through long, repetitive review cycles

Experience interacting with roles beyond the creative team, including but not limited to BAs, UI/UX teams, digital producers, strategists, and researchers

Knowledge of UX disciplines such as UX architecture, research, usability and content strategies


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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.