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Associate Director Content Systems

Detroit, MI
Req ID: 4736


Position at VMLY&R

At VMLY&R, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking — harnessing creativity, technology and culture — to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people’s lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world.

VMLY&R is seeking an Associate Director Content Systems to join our team in Kansas City. The Associate Director Content Systems is responsible for the planning and execution of multiple projects of a strategy, concept, and curation of content on a website. Practices and deliverables include (but not limited to) facilitating content workshops, developing conceptual information architecture, interpreting content audits and gap analysis, content concepting based on empirical data, developing and maintaining editorial calendar(s) and governance model(s) and corresponding documentation. S/he collaborates with designers, researchers, product managers, client product marketers and engineers to ensure valuable content serves a global content audience.

As part of the WPP Group, VMLY&R offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, human factors, content or related field and experience with digital content writing/editing
  • Comfortable making decisions and drawing insights using empirical data
  • 5-7 years working as a content strategist or equivalent role, agency preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal, a passion for digital storytelling
  • Always looking for ways to change, improve, or invent new approaches to old problems
  • Strong understanding of current digital design practices and technologies
  • Able to drive a project forward with minimal direction
  • Adept at leading client presentations and workshops

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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