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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

The Advisory Board Company Washington, DC

Company
The Advisory Board Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
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AJE Ref #
576176026
Location
Washington, DC
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Title:
Web Editor, Online Strategy and Communications

Number:
JO-1608-9981

Location:
Washington, DC

Job Categories:
Writing and Editing

Referral Category:
Sales, Marketing & Account Management (Non-Associate)

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WEB EDITOR, ONLINE STRATEGY AND COMMUNICATIONS*LI
Strategic Marketing
The Advisory Board Company
www.advisoryboardcompany.com


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THE ROLE IN BRIEF:
Do you consume most of your information online* Of course you do and so do health care and higher education professionals.

We re seeking a web editor with the online and editorial know-how to write and send strategic communications and manage the web presence for a portfolio of Advisory Board products, driving web utilization and metrics that impact contract renewals.

The ideal candidate will possess strong editorial, communication, organizational, and project management skills, as well as a level of technical proficiency.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Daily Responsibilities
- Edit web-based content and manage online presence for a number of products
- Manage the email campaign process, from writing emails to segmenting who receives them
- Publish content to website in a timely and thoughtful manner
- Track website and email usage data
- Edit images in Photoshop
- Maintain editorial consistency across the website

Ongoing Responsibilities
- Make strategic decisions based on data analysis
- Collaborate with researchers and experts to effectively position research and technologies
- Manage consistent content production pipelines for various products
- Maintain industry knowledge across a diverse range of topics
- Negotiate, prioritize, and manage concurrent projects
- Plan and organize web strategy based on big picture firm goals and priorities

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor s Degree
- Excellent academic record
- Demonstrated writing and editing experience in a professional environment

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS:
- Degree in journalism, communications, or online media
- 1-2 years of professional experience, preferably in a web editorial position
- Confidence, patience, and flexibility in an evolving environment
- Poise and presence in counseling senior management on online strategy
- Ardent ability to build positive relationships with a range of internal partners
- Proven to be organized, task-oriented, proactive, independent, and deadline-driven
- Experience creating, adapting, and unifying content specifically for the web
- Online publishing or marketing experience
- Basic working knowledge of HTML
- Proficiency in the following: Flash, Photoshop, Fireworks, web analytics, social media, streaming audio and visual, blogs, podcasts, SEO, CSS, XML, other web/programming languages, and AP style.

ABOUT THE ADVISORY BOARD COMPANY:
The Advisory Board Company is a best practices firm that uses a combination of research, technology, and consulting to improve the performance of 5,500+ health care organizations and educational institutions. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices worldwide, The Advisory Board Company forges and finds the best new ideas and proven practices from its network of thousands of leaders, then customizes and hardwires them into every level of member organizations, creating enduring value. For more information, visit www.advisoryboardcompany.com.

We are a workplace that...
Values and celebrates diversity of experience, culture, and opinion
Is committed to creating an inclusive environment to enhance our collective experience
Promotes a supportive community through staff-led affinity groups, events, and education

OUR CULTURE & VALUES:
We think Forbes said it best: Making the world a better place is what The Advisory Board Company is all about. We have a unique culture where employees are told to avoid after work emails, encouraged to take 10 hours per month of paid leave for community service, and are expected to add surplus value in every interaction with a member or colleague.

Over the past thirty years, we have developed a distinctive corporate culture based on our values and principles. We award, promote, and praise based on individual performance, capabilities, and ambition. We provide ways for staff to share their time, talent, and passions in the community. We reward innovation and foster a collaborative environment. We have a performance-driven staff and peers that challenge one another in the workplace. And we want free-thinkers, agile speakers, witty writers, and team players to join the firm at Advisory Board, your ideas are heard and your contributions matter.

BENEFITS:
Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, The Advisory Board Company offers a competitive benefits package.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
- 401(k) retirement plan with company match
- 20+ days paid time off and 10+ paid company holidays
- Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
- Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
- Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
- Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here

The Advisory Board Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.