Editorial Manager at Quietly in Vancouver, Canada

We're looking for an Editorial Manager who is as passionate about inspiring content as they are about editorial consistency and effectiveness. You will work with a variety of clients and writers, and collaborate closely with our strategists, account and product teams. As a leading member of our editorial team, you will be responsible for managing deliverables for your accounts and ensuring client success.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Client Management & Success

  • Relationship building: Develop and strengthen relationships with accounts. Be the primary contact for our clients and partners.
  • Editorial planning: Translate the client’s business, marketing and editorial goals into briefs and a defined editorial plan.
  • Strategic planning: Create an insightful assessment of what clients need to do to succeed in their category and track how they measure up against their competition. Review analytical reporting and insights to derive new content ideas.
  • Quality control: Ensure all content, deliverables and product experiences are of the highest standard.

Project Management

  • Processes: Contribute to and maintain first class internal and external processes.
  • Timelines: Establish schedules and workbacks, communicate these timelines to all stakeholders and lead projects to ensure all moving parts are accountable.

Team Management & Collaboration

  • Writer management: Work with writers to keep projects within scope and budget.
  • Research and analysis: Work with account team to conduct research, analysis and editorial planning.
  • Technical considerations: Work with our internal product team to identify opportunities for automation of functionality and productization of features.
  • Content creation: Direct the internal team to research, find, curate and publish compelling, shareable content on the web spanning various verticals and niches.
  • Communication: Effectively report to senior leadership.
  • Industry relations: Liaise with key partners in the publishing industry to identify key opportunities for alliances and thought leadership.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 3–5 years in editorial or content marketing
  • Experience in client or account services
  • Ability to manage and adhere to a dynamic and busy publishing schedule
  • Experience with content strategy and ideation
  • Able to work under pressure, prioritize, multi-task and consistently meet deadlines
  • Able to adopt, adapt, and communicate the voice of multiple clients
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; a knack for diplomacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a great team player
  • Highly driven and enthusiastic
  • Keeps finger on the pulse of content and publishing trends
  • Experience using online publishing platforms such as WordPress
  • You must have a strong sense of humor (or at least try). Puns and clever wordplay appreciated but not entirely necessary.

Located in Vancouver, Quietly is a premium content provider, delivering data-driven strategy and editorial for brands and publishers. By looking into analytics, keyword trends, the competitive landscape and more, Quietly helps shape content marketing opportunities through a thoughtful, strategic approach.

Nice to Haves

  • Expertise in implementing SEO best practices
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of social media best practices
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