Senior Editor, IT Pro

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Informa Group Plc.

Cambridge, MA
Full Time
4mo ago

Company Description

At Informa Tech, we believe that technology innovation is key to driving positive change in our society. We believe that digital inclusion underpins progress. And we believe that diversity in tech is central to a thriving industry.  

Our aim is to inspire the global technology community to build a better world by informing, educating and connecting them through world-class research, training, events, and media. 

We sit at the heart of the tech community with specialisms in emerging tech/AI, enterprise IT, cyber security, service providers/NextG, critical communications, media & entertainment and marketing technology.  

Leveraging over 100 trusted brands, we offer an unrivalled global networking community and platform for technologists and innovators to be inspired and reach their full potential.  

(Join us and reach yours!) 

Job Description

Informa Tech is seeking a Senior Editor to deliver highly engaging content for our ITPro Today media brand. A successful candidate will understand how to produce highly relevant content to our audience across a variety of channels and be able to think expansively on how to optimize for growth.

ITPro Today’s mission is to help IT organizations design, build, operate and maintain systems and applications that support and advance the goals of large enterprises, providing practical, unbiased information that IT professionals need to make technology work in real life. We view the IT landscape from the perspective of IT operations and management, covering topics such as DevOps, DevSecOps, ITOps, AIOps, CloudOps, DataOps and NoOps.

Our Senior Editor will:

* Manage content from a pool of writers covering specific technology beats.

* Recruit freelance writers.

* Assign and edit IT-centric content.

* Optimize content for search engine performance.  

* Participate in day-to-day operations of the website, which may include writing news and evergreen articles and moderating webinars and panel discussions.

* Work with internal stakeholders across research, events and media to support collaborative efforts and programs to drive growth for the entire Enterprise IT portfolio.

This position may be filled by a remote worker.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience as an editor in the B2B IT media business
  • Understanding of IT professionals, IT departments and IT-centric technologies
  • Experience writing and editing news and evergreen content in a clear and engaging style
  • Experience moderating panel discussions
  • Strong English communication skills
  • Knowledge of website management tools and editorial workflows
  • Experience with the major social media platforms
  • Experience tailoring content to a target audience
  • Knowledge and application of SEO best practices
  • Familiarity with website analytics tools
  • Mastery of techniques to increase reader engagement

Additional Information

Why work at Informa  

Employee experience is very important to us at Informa. On top of joining a supportive, diverse and ambitious team that welcomes all types of candidates. We are also flexible with different working patterns and prioritizes promotions internally. Our benefits include:

  • Learning and development plan to assist with your career development  
  • 15 days PTO plus 9 national holidays, 4 days for volunteering and a day off for your birthday!  
  • Competitive Benefits with 401k match 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Work with a high quality of specialist products and service  
  • Bright and friendly staff who are all “expert’s experts” and additional training and development for helping you achieve your career aspiration  
  • ESPP - become a shareholder  

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. 

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