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Content Strategist

Full-time position with Ingredient in Minneapolis
Job posted December 19, 2023

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About The Role

We’re seeking a skilled Content Strategist to join our team at Ingredient. As a Content Strategist, you’ll be instrumental in developing clear and engaging content strategies consistent with our clients’ brand image and business goals. Your expertise in editorial and content planning, coupled with strong analytical skills, will drive the creation and management of monthly, and quarterly content strategies. Collaborating closely with Content, Brand, Account, and Creative teams, you’ll lead content strategy discussions and ensure alignment with clients’ priorities, KPIs, and data-driven insights. Your role will involve conducting content gap analysis, competitor research, and weekly content review sessions. If you bring a process-driven perspective, excellent organizational skills, and a passion for food culture, we invite you to contribute to our dynamic and innovative environment at Ingredient.

What will you do?

*Develop clear and engaging content strategies that are consistent with our clients’ brand image and addresses both business goals and consumer needs
*Working with the Brand and Content teams, create strategic presentations
*Build, adjust, and manage editorial and content calendars
*Work hand-in-hand with Content, Brand, Account and Creative to steer content strategy
*Plan content informed by client priorities and KPIs, trends, social listening, and data-based insights — taking into account the need for variety in content across all channels
*Work with content planners to review weekly content plans
*Act as trusted adviser on content efforts, leveraging insights about client business challenges and opportunities as inputs
*Work with planners to pull and analyze reporting on a regular basis. Analysis will include content format and channel testing recommendations based on what’s working and not working across channels.
*Perform content gap analyses to determine what type of content is missing and what is needed
*Conduct content format, competitor, and industry research, and make recommendations based on discovery

What do you bring?

*Experience with editorial and content planning for site, email and social
*Content strategy and project management experience
*Ability to inform, educate, and influence both internal and external stakeholders
*Exceptional analytical skills
*Self-starter and problem-solver — you bring solutions to the table
*Excellent organizational skills and a detail-oriented nature
*You’re curious — from trends to influencers to new social media platforms
*Impeccable communication skills — both written and verbal
*Design sensibility with the ability to envision how content can be presented or distributed
*Natural ability to work well with a team and lead others to get results
*A process-driven perspective with a constant focus looking for ways to streamline and simplify complex tasks
*Urgency is important to you and you understand the importance of follow-through
*You have a passion for food and food culture

Who Are We?

Ingredient is a full-service digital marketing agency located in Minneapolis, MN. We drive profitable connections between brands and consumers by creating scroll-stopping content that inspires deeper, more valuable engagement — from following on social to signing up for email to joining loyalty programs.

We aspire to be a champion for our clients and to work with brands and companies we admire. We create work that elevates their success while allowing us to enjoy personal and professional fulfillment and build a sustainable organization recognized as a leader in food marketing.

We value those who engender trust in their peers, who thrive in an atmosphere of collaborative teamwork, who are motivated to achieve our shared goals, and who recognize and respect the unique contributions and life experiences we each bring to our success.

What Do We Offer?

We believe that eliminating systemic inequality and injustice towards underrepresented groups can only be attained when all aspects of our society are brought to bear: public, private, and personal. As part of our ongoing commitment to being a positive force for change, we encourage people from BIPOC and/or the LGBTQ communities, people with disabilities, and anyone from any marginalized group to apply for this position.

We want you to bring your whole self to work. As a part of that commitment, we provide 40 hours of paid time per year for you to invest your time in your community. Take a Tuesday to clean up the park with your neighborhood group. Spend time Thursday mornings tutoring young people at a school that speaks to you. You get to pick. We support you. Just let us know when you’ll use this time so we can cheer you on.

We offer flexible paid time off and holidays, summer hours Memorial Day through Labor Day, 401(k), health and dental insurance, flexible spending account, long term disability and life insurance, fitness reimbursement, and matching DEIB donations.

Annual salary

In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the salary range for this position is $70,000 to $85,000 exclusive of benefits mentioned above. Your compensation will be determined based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, and/or experience. In addition to those factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as a part of any final offer.

How do we work?

Together, as a team. We collaborate. The work we do requires that we all participate and do our best work. Each person is heard and respected. If you are invited to a meeting it is because we want you in the room (or on the Zoom) and want you to contribute.

Our team is currently operating with a “hotel policy” office model: You can do your work either remotely or work from a space in the office. Occasionally, we will expect to meet in the office or attend meetings on-site with the client when the work requires it.

We require that you are legally authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer.


 

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