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Editor (Website Content)

Overview

Casual Astronaut is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented Editor (Website Content) to join our agency’s editorial team. We are looking for a writer/editor who has experience crafting engaging copy that elevates a website experience and encourages users to take action. This team member will write, edit and improve website copy, metadata, calls to action and other elements of our clients’ websites and digital marketing projects. The position requires a blend of writing and digital marketing skills:

  • Write and edit quality website content that engages B2C and B2B audiences and generates leads for clients
  • Shepherd and manage digital projects (websites, landing pages, email programs, etc.), from kickoff to launch
  • Develop website userflows and sitemaps
  • Review and provide feedback on webpage wireframes and designs
  • Leverage content briefs, client meetings and stakeholder interviews to help translate website goals and functionality into a live website
  • Utilize industry best practices and client goals to inspire ideas and content
  • Populate web-ready content in a variety of content management systems, including WordPress
  • Conduct basic keyword research and use SEO guidelines to search optimize content
  • Identify client needs and recommend new content to address gaps in the company’s current content
  • Edit content so that it is consistent with our standard style guide (Associated Press) and client brand guidelines
  • Serve as a liaison between C/A and its clients, keeping projects on track, communicating production changes and submitting work for input and approval
  • The position is remote and open to candidates based in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado or New York. Working hours are standard office times; however, deadlines may occasionally stretch this further
Job Requirements
  • 3 years of experience in a role as a content writer/editor for websites, blogs and/or content hubs
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Familiarity with writing for the web and its associated tips and tricks to attract attention
  • Basic SEO knowledge, including keyword research and meta data
  • Hands-on experience with content management systems (e.g., WordPress)
  • Strong time-management skills, including prioritizing, scheduling and adapting as necessary
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with clients and team members from design, digital marketing and account service
  • BA/BS in English, journalism or marketing preferred

About Casual Astronaut

What We Do

Casual Astronaut is a content marketing agency that helps brands and organizations develop deeper and more meaningful relationships with customers. We marry content strategy, content creation and content distribution to attract audiences at key moments in the customer journey — and ultimately to drive engagement and action. Our team of art directors, editors, developers and digital experts — based in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado and New York — rely on years of experience to create sound strategies, websites and digital marketing campaigns that deliver results.

C/A works with brands and institutions to create the articles, videos, social media posts, publications and websites that attract audiences and prompt consumers to take action. Our clients span a range of industries — from travel/tourism to healthcare to higher education — and include The Ritz-Carlton, Penn Medicine, Niagara Falls USA, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, the Arizona Office of Tourism and the University of California, Berkeley.

C/A is committed to quality work. The only thing we love as much as making our clients happy is creating smart, engaging marketing programs that drive results. We make it our mission to do both. As part of the team, we hope you will discover that the pursuit of excellence is a rewarding aspect of your career here.

Who We Are

At C/A, we all bring different things to the table — stellar writing skills, top-notch design chops and digital marketing know-how, as well as experience working with clients from a variety of industries. That diversity of experiences extends to our backgrounds and perspectives. We believe diversity of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and disability status drives creativity and innovation. It’s important to us that as we craft content and digital experiences for a variety of audiences that our own staff reflect the audiences we are trying to reach.

And hiring is just the first step. Our agency is committed to our team members, and we take time to ensure that each person we bring on is a good fit for our culture and our values. We believe our staff and our clients benefit when everyone feels included and valued, and we have implemented initiatives to that end, including providing flexible time-off so that staff can celebrate holidays and events of their choosing, installing gender-neutral bathrooms and offering paid leave for all new parents, regardless of gender or whether through biological birth or adoption.

Our benefits package includes competitive salary, flexible paid time-off, 401(k), and medical, dental and vision health coverage. We also contribute to our community via C/A Charities, which targets causes and issues that disproportionately affect children and underserved populations, including hands-on projects with Arizona foster care, the Diversity the International Refugee Committee (IRC) and HomeBase Youth Services through Native American Connections.