Editor – Toolbox - SWZD

Editorial Pune, India Hyderabad, India India


Position at Spiceworks

Title: Editor – Toolbox HR

Team: Editorial, Toolbox, part of Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD)

Level: Manager

About You


You are a mature, independent, and motivated professional with 8+ years of experience in B2B technology writing and mainstream tech news writing. You are an exceptional writer and have a creative flair for storytelling in the technology field. At this stage in your career, you have experience researching technology-related topics, interviewing subject matter experts, writing news content, building and managing monthly editorial calendars, and working with internal cross-functional teams.


About the Team

You will be a part of the Toolbox Editorial team, which is responsible for creating industry-leading content for IT decision makers, technology evangelists, and developers. The Toolbox editorial team writes stories and develops enterprise-focused content and assets that help B2B readers understand technological developments and make the right tech investment choices.


You will join our high-performance team, where transparency, integrity, agility, and hands-on job ownership are valued above all else. If you’re raring to join a world-class digital publishing team with global opportunities and reach, this job is for you. As part of Spiceworks Ziff Davis, you will be a member of one of the world’s largest B2B Media networks, with ample global opportunities to grow in the world of digital publishing.


Job Description


You will work closely with the Senior Editors to shape the voice and tone of the HR vertical’s technology section – Toolbox HR. You’ll seek interview/feature opportunities with key influencers, tech news makers, and have a keen eye for emerging trends and themes in HR and HR technology. You will also serve as a senior resource in the newsroom and lend your voice in producing the best technology content for a global audience. You will work closely with freelancers and guide them in developing relevant, search-optimized HR technology content.


Role & Responsibilities 


  • Planning and executing a strong mix of trendy technology news and impactful long-form content
  • Editing and proofreading long-form content
  • Guiding freelancers and staff writers on SEO techniques and formatting
  • Assisting Senior Editors in planning and maintaining the monthly editorial calendar
  • Regularly quality checking the content as per our Editorial Guidelines
  • Tracking content performance on core success metrics
  • Establishing relationships with key influencers and subject matter experts 
  • Recruiting and training freelancers


Required Skills and Knowledge


  • Proven experience in writing thoroughly researched (long-form) features and quick, analytical news content
  • Experience in building market-sensitive editorial content calendars and themes
  • Excellent communication skills to maintain positive relationships with industry experts
  • Excellent project and time management skills and the ability to multitask and honor deadlines
  • Proven familiarity with Google Analytics and knowledge of SEO will be an advantage
  • Proficiency in AP style writing will be an advantage
  • Excellent communication and decision-making skills 
  • Proven experience in successfully managing desk writers and freelancers
  • Strong work ethics and a motivated self-starter
  • Exposure to writing for a North American audience will be a bonus





Degree/Diploma in Journalism/English/Mass Communications with 8-10 years’ experience

Employment Type: Permanent, Full time – Remote working / Work from home