Assistant Editor- Toolbox

Editorial Bengaluru, India Hyderabad, India Pune, India Mumbai, India


Who you are: You are an energetic, motivated professional with 7+ years of experience in B2B technology writing, mainstream tech news writing. You are an exceptional writer at heart and have a creative flair for storytelling in the technology field. At this stage in your career, you’ve experience in researching on technology-related topics, interviewing subject matter experts, write tech news content, build and manage monthly editorial calendars and work 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. Toolbox editorial team writes stories, develops enterprise-focused content and assets that helps readers understand technological developments. 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 B2B, 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 editor and the senior assistant editor to shape the voice and tone of the technology section. You will work closely with freelancers and guide them in developing search-optimized, relevant technology content. You’ll seek interview/feature opportunities with key influencers, tech news makers and have a keen eye for emerging trends and themes in 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.

Roles & Responsibilities:
Planning and executing a strong mix of trendy technology news and impactful longform content
Editing and proof-reading longform content
Guiding freelancers and staff writers on SEO techniques and formatting
Assisting Senior Editor in planning, maintaining a monthly Editorial calendar
Regularly quality check the content as per our Editorial Guidelines
Content performance tracking of core success metrics for the content
Establishing relationships with key influencers and subject matter experts
Recruit and train freelancers

What does it take to do this job?:
Proven experience in delivering a mix of features, longform and quick, news content
Proven experience in successfully managing desk and freelancers
Experience in building editorial content calendars and themes
Excellent project and time management skills, ability to multi-task and ensure tasks are completed on time
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
Strong work ethics and a motivated self-starter

Degree/Diploma in Journalism/English/Mass Communications or any graduate with 7+ years experience

Who we are:
Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a safe, inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and walks of life. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are from a marginalized or underrepresented group, particularly in the technology industry. Some candidates may see a long list of job requirements and feel discouraged because they don't match every single bullet point - we suggest, please apply anyway. We're flexible on location wherever possible - we are a Work From Anywhere company. We don't believe in a "perfect" candidate because we believe in our core value, "Evolve and Adapt Quickly". If you believe this is a role that you'll be excited to work in every day, want to be a part of a culture like ours, and will be relentless about pushing boundaries to succeed, please apply.

Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD) is a trusted global marketplace that connects technology buyers and sellers with the most actionable and precise intent data. We are uniquely positioned to offer tech brands unmatched visibility into accounts that are truly in-market, by leveraging our scale, quality and diversity of intent data. With unparalleled access to the world’s most influential technology buyers through a combination of first-party (Community, Tools, Editorial) and third-party intent data, SWZD is a leader in intent-backed, intelligent, omnichannel marketing