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Internal Comms Senior Content Editor

Freddie Mac McLean, VA
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Job description

At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you’ll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Employees, contingent workers and visitors are no longer required to show proof of vaccination to be on-site. Effective January 2023, Freddie Mac’s hybrid work arrangement is 3 days in the office (specifically Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday).

The Internal Communications group is responsible for managing content and communications channels that reach all employees. We help motivate and engage our colleagues to embrace change, accomplish company objectives and go beyond what is required to help Freddie Mac succeed. Apply now and learn why there’s #MoreAtFreddieMac!

Our Impact:

The Internal Comms Senior Content Editor works closely with the Digital Design & Content Senior Manager and other teammates to help employees understand the mission and business of Freddie Mac. We do it by telling creative and inspiring stories about our company, our people, and the impact of our work. Our internal communications team creates, produces and manages the company-wide internal channels of Freddie Mac, often handling time-sensitive and confidential information. A successful candidate will help drive communications to employees through a variety of channels including intranet, email, executive communications, live events, webinars, podcasts and more.

Your Impact:

We are looking for a creative, decisive, flexible and detail-oriented person who can drive for results. Duties include:

  • Editing all company-wide communications (articles, digital signage, newsletters, etc.) for style, grammar, ease of reading and adherence to our layout guidelines
  • Managing the internal Editorial Calendar and working with writers and designers on deadlines and deliverables
  • Managing the analytics for our internal channels and using that data to suggest changes, improvements and new tactics
  • Working with the PR team to curate external news for our internal channels. Drafting content that translates the external content in an interesting and meaningful way for employees
  • Serving as a backup for creating and sending morning news emails to all employees, daily digital signage review, and daily morning quality check of the homepage
  • Other duties may include managing employee feedback, coordinating the review process for specific deliverables, supporting corporate events


  • Bachelor's Degree in communications, journalism, marketing or other equivalent and 5-7 years of related experience
  • Excellent editing and writing skills
  • AP Style
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint

Keys to Success in this Role:

  • Strong organizational skills and flexibility. The ability to adapt to change quickly and to take on unfamiliar tasks and requests with a positive attitude and resourcefulness.
  • Creative and attentive editor who can convey a lot with a small number of words
  • Ability to balance a constantly changing editorial calendar with shifting deadlines and deliverables and make connections with writers to adjust as needed
  • Collaborative with the ability to take direction
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to edit quickly for urgent communications
  • Ability to learn and adhere to our corporate style guidelines in addition to AP style

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Notice to External Search Firms: Freddie Mac partners with BountyJobs for contingency search business through outside firms. Resumes received outside the BountyJobs system will be considered unsolicited and Freddie Mac will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. If interested in learning more, please visit and register with our referral code: MAC.

Salary range USD $92k to $138k annual
Date posted 17th March 2023
Commitment Full-Time
Place of work McLean, VA
Additional information Hybrid
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