Head of Content (Contract)

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Contract
  • Department: Marketing

Company Description

Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce and campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product and marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, and drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizely’s impressive customer list includes eBay, FOX, IBM, The New York Times and many more global enterprises.

Job Description

Optimizely is looking for a content marketing leader to help drive our thought leadership and content strategy. With experience in creating branded digital content that’s thought-provoking and impactful, this senior content creator will shape the experiences across many digital touchpoints. This role will elevate our digital presence by working closely with internal and external thought leaders, customers, and partners to develop original and compelling thought leadership content across multiple channels.


  • Build a content function and drive cross-functional content strategy across the different segments of our business

  • Work with a team of outsourced writers and freelancers to generate content that engages with marketers, product teams and developers

  • Write original thought leadership and content on multiple platforms and formats, including ebooks, infographics, blogs, and more

  • Proactively source content from executives across the business including marketing, product, and services

  • Partner with various marketing teams including, but not limited to, demand gen, product marketing, customer marketing, and public relations

  • Collaborate with 3rd parties including partners and thought leaders on joint content programs

  • Develop content style guidelines for brand consistency

  • Maintain a content calendar and provide project reporting on all content activities

Establish tools and process for storing and managing content assets


  • 4-8 years experience writing and editing content of all types, especially within a B2B technology business

  • Have an editorial mindset and ability to anticipate content that will have high engagement

  • An affinity for data and analytics

  • Enjoy a creative brainstorm for idea generation

  • Works well in a fast-paced and collaborative environment

  • Digital marketing campaign experience

  • A BS/BA degree or higher, preferably in English


Additional Information

At Optimizely, we embody inclusion and embrace diversity.  Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit.  Optimizely prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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