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Content Manager, ForbesBooks

Advantage Media Group has an exciting opportunity for a content manager with expertise and experience in content strategy, creation, and editing for our ForbesBooks imprint. ForbesBooks is a top tier business book publisher for entrepreneurs, CEOs, and professionals.

The mission for the Content manager is to deliver the ForbesBooks Branding, Visibility, and Marketing programs for ForbesBooks authors. The Content manager is responsible for writing, editing, and posting content across Forbes.com, ForbesBooks.com, and other content and social platforms. The Content manager will track and report weekly deliverables and highlight strong engagement results to C-level authors.

The ideal Content manager will create and edit content for ForbesBooks authors that meets the exacting editorial standards of Forbes Media. This individual will serve as gatekeeper and editor for all content posted to the Forbes Media network. The Content manager will coordinate and oversee the execution of all elements of the Branding, Visibility, and Marketing program and be in regular communication with ForbesBooks authors regarding the delivery of said program.

The outcomes expected of this individual are:

  • Serve 20+ simultaneous authors annually. Our c-level clients require precise execution of the marketing deliverables in our ForbesBooks Branding, Visibility, and Marketing (BVM) system. You will organize, plan and manage the execution of deliverables in the BVM. This requires excellent communication skills and an ability to manage changes in timing, budget and scope.
  • Create, edit, schedule and post content on behalf of ForbesBooks authors across all Forbes media channels. You will represent a variety of business authors, serving as senior editor for their content that is posted to the Forbes platform as part of BVM.
  • Enage and retain ForbesBooks authors participating in BVM . Deliver an “Enjoyable, Fulfilling, and Prosperous Membership experience.” Success will be reflected by an author’s retention in BVM.
  • Create 2X per year “ForbesBooks Review” magazine. You will serve as Editor-in-Chief of “ForbesBooks Review” magazine, to be published 2X per year. You will be responsible for all editorial, oversee design, and manage printing and distribution in partnership with Forbes Media.
  • Create, publish, and monitor boosted content on social media designed to drive traffic to authors' Forbes.com contributor posts.
  • Design digital marketing campaigns to further author goals (assessment takers, speaking inquiries, consulting, website traffic, etc.)
  • Work with Authority Institute team (account managers, project managers, and others) to ensure project time lines are met.

Competencies (These are MUSTs):

  • Excellent communication skills. Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Maintains a standard in all forms of written communication, including email.
  • Creativity and Innovation. Generates new and innovative approaches to problems.
  • Flexibility/Adaptability. Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Organization and planning. Plans, organizes, schedules, and budgets in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities.
  • Proactivity. Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company.
  • Persuasion. Able to convince others to pursue a course of action.

Preferred Skills and Experiences:

  • Proficiency with LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook channel management (Instagram content creation a plus)
  • At least 5 years of high level writing and editing experience
  • 4-year college degree
  • Content strategy
  • Google AdWords and social media ad creation
  • Google Analytics Certification
  • Search Engine Optimization Certification

Advantage is an entrepreneurial, high growth company with opportunity for advancement and lots of upward mobility. Professional development programs offered. We offer great Vacation/PTO benefits, a great Medical/Dental program, 401(k) program with company contribution and other nice perks. We highly value and respect our Team Members.

Positions are in our Charleston, SC office. Team Members are eligible for benefits package after a 90-day waiting period

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