Marketing Content Strategist

  • 1230 Macklind Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Booksource, a family-owned, family-first company since 1974, partners with PreK-12 educators to bring a rich and diverse selection of books into today’s classrooms. As a leading distributor of classroom literature for the education market, we use our title insights and expertise to curate classroom libraries and book collections that enhance learning and inspire a lifelong love of reading. We envision a world where every child loves to read and are driven by our love of books, our passion for reading and our genuine desire to support the literacy goals of educators at every level in districts, schools and classrooms across the country. 

Job Description

Your Contribution to the team Includes

  • Collaborate with marketing team to determine the conceptual and copy direction of sales and marketing campaigns and initiatives and ensure the strategic direction of the sales and marketing calendar is executed
  • Work with internal stakeholders on content development and copywriting around strategic business initiatives in support of company goals 
  • Develop compelling content designed to generate new leads, convert prospects into customers and increase customer engagement, including blogs, emails, white papers, infographics, etc.
  • Improve content delivery including search engine optimization and metadata management.
  • Ensure marketing campaigns align with the strategic goals and initiatives of the business
  • Assist with the strategic direction of the sales and marketing content calendar
  • Collaborate with internal departments to support and align departmental initiatives with sales and marketing campaigns
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of a marketing vision to support company goals
  • Collaborate with marketing managers to engage customers with content that addresses appropriate pain points and specific needs along the customer journey
  • Assist with strategic direction of email marketing and website content creation.
  • Establish and enforce standards of communication for internal and external audiences
  • Assist with analyzing content efforts and lead conversion performance, and make adjustments as necessary
  • Research, test and integrate new content distribution channels and report on findings and insights

Qualifications

What You’ll need to be Successful

  • 10+ years of copywriting and content strategy experience
  • User experience expertise and strong search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM) skills are preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively on projects, share information, and build consensus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects while meeting deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge in internet tools and subjects such as HTML, CSS design, etc.
  • B.A. or B.S. degree or comparable experience
*PLEASE INCLUDE A WRITING SAMPLE OR PORTFOLIO OF YOUR CHOOSING 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Booksource is an Equal Opportunity Employer.