Communications Content Strategist

About the position:

Surus Enterprise is seeking a Content Strategist to join our in-house staff. The Content Strategist researches background information, identifies external sources, drafts, edits, and publishes comprehensive articles showcasing our clients' perspective on timely political and policy issues.

In your application, please provide links for writing samples to be considered - ideally, writing samples should be press releases, media advisories, journalistic-style articles or blog posts. Applications without writing samples will not be reviewed. We are looking for energetic and self motivated individuals, passionate about producing well-written and strategic content for audiences our clients aim to reach. Get the chance to be a part of a fast-growing conservative political ecosystem focused on waking up our citizenry and getting conservative messages and opinions in front of the American people.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop quarterly topic calendars for several types of clients including various issues based advocacy organizations, and political organizations
  • Be clued in to current events, particularly those that are policy and politics focused
  • Plan, write, and proof-read several types of content including brief statements, longer form statements, and factual background information with original and media sources
  • Utilize our team’s understanding of data, modeling, and polling to produce content that effectively gets our clients’ messages across to readers
  • Distribute content to clients and, if needed, work with clients to edit content when appropriate
  • Have an in-depth understanding of our online tools to be able to guide clients through submission processes when issues arise
  • Create compelling copy for email and text campaigns to distribute content and adjust strategy to meet monthly goals according to analytics
  • Communicate clearly and quickly with our Account Management team and clients
  • Develop working knowledge of Surus Enterprise services and client needs to be responsive to them as circumstances change

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Marketing, Communications, English, or other related disciplines
  • 2-4 years' experience working as a copywriter, social media manager, press aide, communications consultant for a public relations or communications consulting firm or a political or policy-focused organization, campaign, or candidate
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to grasp political and policy concepts quickly
  • Proven ability to create compelling, engaging copy in a political context
  • Ability to understand writing structure and requirements when producing copy
  • Strong research capabilities
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure while maintaining a happy-warrior attitude
  • Ability to read and write in Spanish or Polish language is a plus, but in no way required or expected

 

If interested in pursuing this opportunity with Surus Enterprise, please email CJ Gallo at [email protected].