Posted on September 9, 2020

Content Manager – HigherEducation.com

Red Ventures


  • Job type: Full-time
  • Hiring From:
  • Salary: $65-70k per year
  • Category: Writing,All Others
  • People Management SEO Link Building Content Marketing

At a Glance:

HigherEducation, a Red Ventures company, is the market leader in driving high-intent prospective online students for colleges and universities in the United States. Core to H-E’s capabilities is the ability to manage and develop content for education-oriented websites to capture organic traffic.

At H-E, were looking for content managers who have a sharp editorial eye, possess the skills of a product manager, and can work in tandem with the company’s marketing verticals to develop the best content on the web for the education vertical.

What You’ll Do:

Content product development – Applicants should be able to develop editorial strategies and content products that offer unique ways to present information while maintaining scalability across a portfolio of websites. Common tasks include:

  • Writing high-quality and well researched content specifications, instructional documents for our network of freelance writers
  • Topic ideation and brainstorming of new content types
  • Work in a content production process that balances speed, quality, and scalability
  • Ensure overall content quality by maintaining our in-house tone and voice standards
  • Work closely with H-E’s marketing team to track content success and determine ways to further optimize content

Writer and resource management – Applicants should be comfortable managing freelance writers and maintaining H-E’s proprietary company knowledge base wiki. In this sphere, common tasks include:

  • Assigning content specifications to H-E’s contract writer team and process assignments as they come back
  • Updating pages in H-E’s internal wiki as needed to keep resources and data up to date
  • Adding new pages to H-E’s internal wiki to shore up any gaps in documentation

What We’re Looking For: 

  • At least 3 years of experience with digital content, content research, and/or editing
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, and ability to persuade audiences
  • A portfolio of excellent written content (digital portfolios and blogs welcome)
  • SEO expertise
  • Experience developing editorial calendars, content workflows, content training programs, or similar deliverables
  • Basic experience in coding, such as HTML or wiki markup
  • Experience managing freelance writers or editors
Founded in 2000, Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and many proprietary brands including Bankrate, AllConnect.com and Reviews.com. Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures has over 3000 employees in offices across the US, as well as London and Sao Paulo. For more information, visit www.redventures.com.We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected]