Managing Editor

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Neo4j is the world’s leading graph data platform. 75% of the world’s Fortune 100 companies use Neo4j for their mission critical applications. We’re building the technology that enables connected data to solve the world’s most pressing problems, such as helping to cure cancers, address diabetes, and get humans to Mars. We’re proud to fight fraud, crush pandemics, and even help journalists uncover the truth.


The Managing Editor at Neo4j leads the development of powerful marketing content to inform, empower and inspire Neo4j customers and prospects.

Reporting to the Director of Content & Corporate Storytelling, the Managing Editor guides the editorial strategy and vision of brand content across multiple platforms. High-quality content is the backbone of the Neo4j growth strategy – you will drive brand awareness and deepen consideration of Neo4j by greasing the wheels of our content marketing engine.

You’re an experienced editor who can guide and develop a team of internal and external content creators to elevate our brand, capture top-of-funnel traffic, and drive engagement. You have a passion for content and storytelling, are a digital creator at heart, and have robust experience in editorial planning and management.

Graph database technology and data science are complex topics; you’re passionate about educating and engaging prospects by breaking complex technical concepts into simple and helpful content.

You’re a strategic thinker and a doer. You take a creative approach to challenges and initiatives and support your decisions with data. You’re thoughtful and collaborative with a strong bias towards action, trying new approaches, and driving outcomes. You have strong content development and communication skills and take pride in being highly organized.

As Managing Editor you:

Own the editorial calendar and manage editorial production for the Neo4j website, resource center, and corporate blog, including sourcing, editing, and publishing content; set the editorial strategy with the Director of Content & Corporate Storytelling.
Triage incoming requests and commission content from internal content producers, freelancers, and agency partners; seek new content contributors within Neo4j and with partners and community advocates.
Help drive our content strategy and make recommendations so our content aligns with audience journies for our priority audiences.
Collaborate with stakeholders to crystalize core messages and create messaging architectures and documents that drive momentum around those ideas.
Influence the brand voice and tone across all marketing touchpoints; you will use qualitative and quantitative data and an audience-first mindset to continually innovate and optimize our marketing content.
Manage and grow the company’s content team, which includes sourcing, training, and mentoring internal and external content producers.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, sales, and product, to ensure content is aligned with Neo4j goals and objectives.
Use data and analytics to identify opportunities for improving web traffic, leads, and engagement, and develop and execute data-driven strategies to achieve these goals.
Instill an SEO-first discipline in all content creation and editing to ensure maximum discoverability for digital content.
Monitor and analyze web traffic and user behavior to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities for optimization.
Proofread and edit copy, ensuring it conforms to in-house and standard style guides.
Partner early and often with our in-house creative team.
Ensure the quality of our content remains consistently high.
Assist with copywriting activities for key projects as needed.

Job Requirement Guidelines

8+ years of content marketing or editorial experience.
Passion for journalism and storytelling.
Excellent copyediting and proofreading skills and impeccable attention to detail.
Expert in editorial process management and editorial workflows and tools.
Experience using a modern CMS like WordPress, Contentful, or Webflow.
Measured approach, demonstrating grace and grit under pressure.
Ability to self-direct, lead, organize, and prioritize multiple projects and requests.
Willingness to dig into complex subjects; experience with B2B content creation preferred.
Experience managing content producers and agencies
Must know AP style.

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Job Information

Status: Open Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 17 Mar 2023

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