Contract Tech Editor

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Editor with a history of working on technical topics aimed at business owners, IT leaders, and engineers in categories that include cybersecurity, fintech, and tech-enabled transformation.


Editors at Quietly are integral in helping deliver content that is grammatically correct and answers the brief. Along with substantive editing, copyediting, and working with our network of freelance writers, you will prepare and proofread strategic documents, assist in formatting and packaging content to make it client-facing and writing content when necessary.


This is can be a remote or onsite contract based out of our headquarters in Vancouver, Canada for approximately 20-80 hours per month.


WHAT YOU’LL DO


  • Edit all content to ensure all assets are on brief and on-brand for tech clients, including substantive and stylistic editing, copyediting, and fact-checking
  • Finding, briefing, and managing relationships with a network of freelance writers
  • Working closely with Quietly's Content and Strategy teams to develop content ideas and opportunities
  • Research clients and get to know their business, product offerings, and communication styles
  • Take on associated administrative tasks such as updating content databases to track deliverables, drafting status updates for the accounts team, and updating project information in Asana

Requirements

WHO YOU ARE

  • A minimum of 3 years experience as an Editor with a tech focus
  • Experience interviewing technical subject matter experts
  • Experience producing a range of content formats including blog posts, infographics, web copy, and whitepapers
  • Experience working with different style guides


WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • The ability to quickly understand complex products, services, and market dynamics
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Experience in research and fact-checking
  • Ability to communicate constructive feedback with ease, remotely
  • A knack for developing and executing creative concepts
  • Ability to convey ideas and stories in a succinct fashion
  • Availability to work within tight deadlines


TO APPLY

Apply with a resume, cover letter and tech writing samples or a link to your portfolio to be considered. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.



Quietly is an award-winning, full-service content marketing agency, working across the entire lifecycle of content, from discovery and strategy to production and distribution. Quietly partners with category leaders such as Adobe, Dell Technologies, Herschel, MEC, Sotheby’s International Realty, and Slack to understand how content drives their business, devising strategies and executing along the way. Quietly is data-driven to our core, developing technology in-house, as well as stand alone products like Insights.