Director of Content (GovLoop)


GovLoop - Knowledge Network for Government


GovLoop's mission is simple: connect government to improve government. We aim to inspire public sector professionals to better service by acting as the knowledge network for government. GovLoop serves a community of more than 100,000 government leaders by helping them to foster collaboration, learn from each other, solve problems and advance in their government careers. The GovLoop community has been widely recognized across the public sector -- federal, state local, industry and academia -- as a leading site for addressing public sector issues.

Job Description:

  • 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

Skills Required:

  • 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

How to Apply: