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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Media, Art & Design
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      August 28,2021
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    Content Director

    Job opening

    Connected Circles is a digital scale-up that creates amazing content and support engagement and conversation for business leaders worldwide. We are looking for an inspired team-member to join our international team in the center of Amsterdam. If you are interested in being part of a growing company with many fun challenges within marketing and sales, and you speak fluently Dutch and English (other languages a plus), we would love to hear from you!

    Role


    • Stay informed on the latest industry and client best practices for storytelling, content strategy, and branding.

    • Champion principles of both storytelling and content organization.

    • Think big. Then effectively communicate your ideas in a group setting.

    • Develop personal philosophies and share those insights.

    • Help members of the Content team achieve their career goals.

    • Maintain an environment that attracts and retains talented copywriters, content strategists, and storytellers.


    Requirements


    • Experience as a leader and practitioner: editing, copywriting, scriptwriting, content strategy, market research, information architecture, SEO, and storytelling for video and websites. Advertising experience is an interesting “plus” but not required.

    • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams: visual design, UX and video.

    • Experience managing expectations of and presenting to internal and external stakeholders.

    • Exceptional presentation, communication, and organizational skills. No Oxford comma jokes.

    • 5+ years experience managing and leading a team including at least 3 years of agency experience.


    Responsibility


    Lead Content Strategy, Copywriting, and Storytelling Projects – 70%

    • Manage the process.‍

      • Assist in estimating resource needs and schedules.

      • Look for opportunities to improve team collaboration.

      • Delegate project leadership to team members when needed.

      • Prioritize project focus on a situational basis.

    • Provide guidance and clear direction to team members.

      • Conduct regular work reviews with copywriters and strategists ahead of internal and client reviews.

      • Conduct brainstorms and group work sessions with copywriters and strategists.

    • Present work, tell a story with a theme, plot, and V&T. Clearly explain the rationale behind decisions.

    • Problem-solve, and decisively lead projects with empathy and authority.


    Team Career Development and Appraisal – 20%

    • Ensure continued personal and professional growth of the content team.

    • Encourage and guide others in improving their craft.

    • Mentor team members on content creation and content strategy methods.

    • Conduct regular 1/1’s with team members.

    • Conduct annual development check-in and bi-annual performance check-ins.


    New Business Pitches and Ideation – 10%

    • Research and recommend strategic and creative insights for prospective clients.

    • Work with Project Management on project scopes by helping to create the content project plan for prospective clients.


    What we offer


    • A 6-12 month contract with a high probability of extension based on your performance.

    • Full-time (40 hours a week)

    • An inspiring work environment and close cooperation with C-level executives and leaders worldwide.

    • A steep learning curve and further development of the following skills: business writing, client relationship management, video production, data analysis, and more.

    • An international team environment (11 nationalities and counting) in the centre of Amsterdam.


    Interested?

    Send a motivation letter and resume to Liselott at liselott@connectedcircles.net

     
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