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Content Specialist, Technical and News Writer

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

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  • Date posted
    April 29, 2024
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    August 31, 2024
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Job Description

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the nation’s oldest national engineering association, is currently searching for a content specialist/writer to work with the content team to plan and create content in different media and across platforms that support and grow the organization’s content strategy. This includes a focus on the architecture, engineering, and construction industry based on an in-depth knowledge of the field, as well as content that more specifically connects to ASCE programs and members. Responsibilities include: Generating and executing content ideas that cover the latest news and developments in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry for multiple platforms. Generating and executing content ideas that highlight Society members, programs, and events for multiple platforms. Assisting with brainstorming and executing a variety of multimedia content ideas – including video, podcasts, and social media. Cultivating an in-depth knowledge of the architecture, engineering, and construction industry. Generating a deep roster of industry contacts and leads. Developing strong relationships with ASCE members, both in support of their needs and as critical content collaborators. Serving as one of the content team’s key users of Sitecore (CMS) to publish and edit content on a daily basis. Tracking, recording, and presenting regular content analytics using Google GA4 analytics. The ideal candidate will have: A four-year college degree or equivalent work experience. 2-3 years’ experience producing communications content focused on science or technical writing with multimedia fluency. Demonstrated success writing and editing substantive articles for publication. Advanced knowledge and application of content management systems, HTML publishing, multimedia editing software and social media content platforms. Excellent communication, interpersonal, teamwork, organizational, and attention to detail skills. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a leading nonprofit professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of civil engineering to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public good. To accomplish ASCE’s mission, ASCE staff works together as a team, based on a foundation of trust, striving for individual and organizational excellence. To achieve our shared goals, we maintain a relentless focus on members and a commitment to continuously grow and improve individually and collectively. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results. All qualified candidates including historically excluded individuals, protected veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Based in Reston, VA, this position has hybrid work from home flexibility in the Northern VA/DC Metro area. For consideration, submissions of interest must contain a resume and cover letter with salary requirements.