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Company: The Advisory Board Company
Web Editor to create content for an online environment
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 1, 2014
Job ID: 1464542


Web Editor (Marketing)

Online Strategy and Communications

The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO)


Forbes: Ranked one of the 200 Best Small Companies Listed among Top 50 Consulting Firms

Modern Healthcare: “Best Places to Work”

Finalist, Washington Business Journal's Business Philanthropy Awards

Modern Healthcare: Listed among the Largest Healthcare Management Consultants



About The Advisory Board Company

The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) is a global research, consulting, and technologyfirm helping hospital and university executives to better serve patients and students. We provide strategic guidance, actionable insights, web-based software solutions, and comprehensive implementation and management services. We combine the analytical, managerial, and technological expertise of our 2,000+ employees around the world with insights from the on-the-ground experience of our network of 125,000 leaders at 3,200 health care and higher educationmember organizations to find solutions to our partners’ most pressing challenges. We deeply appreciate the trust that our members place in us, and we seek to serve them with generosity—and beyond expectation—in all that we do. 

Our current opportunity is based in Washington DC.

About the position

Do you consume most of your information online? Of course you do—and so do health care professionals.

We’re seeking a web editor with the online and editorial know-how to optimize our users’ online experience and ensure consistency across the website. In addition to independently maintaining the public-facing sections of, the web editor will aggregate, develop, write, and edit content.

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

Interested applicants should apply through our corporate site:

Daily responsibilities:

·         Write and edit web-based content

·         Manage public-facing online presence for the Advisory Board and its products

·         Publish content to website in a timely and thoughtful manner

·         Track website usage data

·         Create images in Photoshop

·         Maintain editorial consistency across the website

Ongoing responsibilities:

·         Make strategic decisions based on data analysis

·         Collaborate with research and marketing teams to effectively position products and related content

·         Optimize website to support content marketing goals

·         Manage web content 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 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. 

Benefits:  Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, The Advisory Board Company offers a competitive benefits package, including a comprehensive health plan, a 401(k) plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, a daytime leave policy for community service, a medical flexible spending account, and additional attractive benefits.

Interested applicants should apply through our corporate site:

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