Director of Content

GovLoop is a rapidly growing knowledge network connecting over 100,000+ government employees.  Our community is a mix of GovLoop employee-created and user-generated content in the forms of blogs, discussions, research guides, online webinars, and more with a singular focus on helping people in government do their jobs better.

Position Description 

The Director of Content supervises the day-to-day operations of the content team from blog posts to research guides to industry perspectives.  The work is one part custom content and one part editorial-focused. You’ll ensure that all editorial, production, and marketing content is of the highest quality and ensure content is engaging, targeted, and relevant to our government audience. The Director of Content reports to the president of GovLoop.

Roles and Responsibilities 


  • Supervise the operations of the content department and help staff writers and community members to produce daily blog posts and long-form reports
  • Engage with content contributors (internal and external) to ensure consistency and quality of relevant content
  • Organize knowledge cycle content, programs and products
  • Create and manage an editorial calendar based on planned activities
  • Coordinate and lead the editorial and production process for all knowledge products
  • Work with VP, Business Development on overall coordination of content and business products
  • Create thought-leader content, contributing content and opinions in a variety of forums, including blogs, Web, and related digital content
  • Work with our content team to set and execute research visions (guides, infographs, industry perspectives)
  • Research and draft knowledge cycle products, including guides, infographs, and blog posts
  • Research and draft sponsor-based content, including industry perspective and blog posts
  • Coordinate with design lead for completion of knowledge-cycle products
  • Coordinate with marketing lead to ensure audience for completed products
  • Create weekly thought leadership content
  • Manage day-to-day for GovLoop content team
  • Coordinate weekly content meeting and contribute constructive and helpful feedback to improve team
  • Maintain positive relations with corporate clients by meeting their expectations
  • Analyze content performance and adapt as necessary to meet and exceed clients readership goals
  • Participate in developing business strategies through existing and new products for GovLoop sponsors and partners

Eligibility and Requirements 


  • 8+ years of experience in working in media, preferably in or around the public sector
  • Experience or interest in custom media
  • Direct management experience/Management or leadership of teams of writers
  • Successful use of technology-based tools and processes to execute programs
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding and application of procedures, regulations, and policies related to areas of specialized expertise

Application Instructions 

To apply, please visit GovLoop's website at: