Marketing Content Manager at Acquia

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Content Manager

Acquia empowers the world’s most ambitious brands to create digital customer experiences that matter. With open source Drupal at its core, the Acquia Digital Experience Platform (DXP) enables marketers, developers and IT operations teams at thousands of global organizations to rapidly compose and deploy digital products and services that engage customers, enhance conversions and help businesses stand out.

Acquia has been named a top software company by The Software Report, rated a leader by the analyst community, and named a top place to work by the Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal. We are building for the future and we want you to be a part of it!

Acquia is searching for a content manager to join our communications and content team. The individual will be responsible for writing and maintaining editorial content on Acquia’s public-facing properties, including proposing and writing content that reinforces the Acquia brand and supports our business efforts. The ideal individual will also be SEO-minded and able to optimize content for discoverability and reach.

We are looking for experience in writing, editing and proofreading content specifically related to digital technology, marketing and customer experience. This position will require you to extract the expertise that’s sitting inside colleagues’ minds and desktops, recreating it into various content pieces. The content produced will be used by marketing and sales, including e-communications, marketing collateral, website copy, blog posts and other content that showcases Acquia as a thought leader and influences peer-to-peer discussions. 

Who is Acquia? We empower the world’s most ambitious brands to create digital customer experiences that matter. Thousands of organizations globally use our cloud-based software to rapidly compose and deploy digital products and services. We believe in the power of community, and live by our “core DNA,” which injects creativity, commitment, integrity and enjoyment into everything we do. Our DNA celebrates how every Acquian, including you, can be a unique contributor. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the director of editorial content to develop a content strategy and calendar aligned with business objectives.
  • Write impactful content in support of demand generation, brand awareness and thought leadership positioning.
  • Edit documents for grammar, style and content, ensuring compliance with brand style guide.
  • Optimize content according to the latest SEO best practices and based on web traffic and audience engagement analytics.
  • Partner with marketing peers to drive the distribution of the content through inbound and outbound marketing programs, social media channels, PR and internal channels.
  • Become highly proficient in publishing content in the Drupal content management system.
  • Maintain and organize our editorial calendar and libraries. 

Skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, writing, marketing, communications, journalism or a related area
  • 3+ years experience in marketing, publishing, communications or related fields, preferably within the tech space
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including excellent proofreading skills (writing samples will be required)
  • Knowledge of the marketing industry and digital technology trends, and experience writing on these topics
  • Experience and high comfort level working with technical information, including translating technical information into non-technical content 
  • Experience working with Drupal or a similar content management system
  • Knowledge of best practices with writing engaging content
  • Basic understanding of SEO and how best to optimize digital content
  • Exceptionally organized and detail-oriented
  • Flexible, positive self-starter and team-player with creative abilities
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, multitask and work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, especially when dealing with vendors, customers, senior executives, sales teams and business partners
  • Experience working on or with a marketing team and familiarity with aspects of a campaign process
  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • DrupalCMS

Location

Acquia is in the Financial District near Faneuil Hall and Post Office Square with tons of great restaurants and fun after-work venues to choose from!

An Insider's view of Acquia

What are some social events your company does?

For the past five years, the Boston office has partnered with the Wonderfund (www.wonderfundma.org) to pair Acquians with the holiday wish lists of local children. We sponsored 250 kids in 2019 and look forward to continuing our partnership in 2020!

Amy H.

Senior Talent Operations Partner

What projects are you most excited about?

There are a number of different projects we are always working on from maintenance and performance optimizations to new customer features. For me, the most exciting and rewarding projects are where we release a piece of functionality that excites and delights our customers and makes their jobs easier.

Rok

Senior Director, Engineering

How does the company support your career growth?

Our culture of continuous, lifelong learning allows every Acquian opportunities to learn, stretch and grow. With support and coaching from their managers and Global Learning Programs, Acquians have access to a robust online learning platform, a mentor program, and more. Every day offers the opportunity to take on unique challenges.

Amy P.

Senior Director, Global Talent Development

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

The trick to empowering creativity is encouraging frequent communication and iteration. Embrace behaviors, not platitudes, that remind the team there is no such thing as failure. Embed creativity and make it more than a tagline. Show that nothing is unsalvageable; focus on ‘why’ things occurred, and make everything a learning opportunity.

Brian

Manager, User Experience Research

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We are able to influence how content is delivered and monetized by global businesses in 2 ways. Acquia's founder created Drupal, the leading open source CMS in the world and we are proud of our close relationship with the Drupal community. We have also pivoted towards DXP capabilities and offer a full suite of solutions to our customers.

Charley D.

Vice President, Products

What are Acquia Perks + Benefits

Acquia Benefits Overview

Work/life balance is important to us. Employees take time off when they need it, and come back to work feeling refreshed. We offer up to 13 weeks of maternity and six weeks of paternity, partner and adoption leave, all paid at 100 percent. Our returning-parent transition program allows new parents to ease back into work. Office amenities include snacks and beverages, common areas, a game room, Friday afternoon Happy Hour, and Mac computers.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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