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We are looking for a talented storyteller able to help us engage with our audience by utilizing a variety of multi-media. This role requires a creative and energetic person that will help guide content creation for our brand including ideation, creation, editing, distribution, measurement, and maintenance.

As a Content Specialist at SMMA, you will be working closely with other members of the Marketing team including writers and designers helping to promote the firm’s stories using written narratives, photography, video, podcasts, and graphics within our digital platforms (website, social media, and email).

Interested candidates must provide examples of past work and/or a portfolio of successful content campaigns. Experience in the real estate industry will be beneficial. You must be comfortable performing background research on relevant industry trends and changes while contributing to our overall digital marketing strategy.

Content Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with the creative, marketing, and design teams to ideate and define content goals.
  • Researching market trends to ensure that content is relevant and appealing.
  • Developing content strategies to effectively reach the desired target audience.
  • Creating content for a variety of platforms including websites, social media, and email.
  • Ability to utilize a variety of multi-media for content creation including written narratives, video, podcasts, graphics, photography, etc.
  • Proofreading and editing content before publishing.
  • Ensuring that SEO strategies are effectively implemented.
  • Managing content calendar.
  • Coordinating with the marketing, design, and writing teams to ensure the timely delivery of assignments.
  • Tracking consumer and content analytics and generating reports and presentations.
  • Keeping up to date with content trends, consumer preferences, and advancements in technology.

Content Specialist Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in literature, journalism, marketing, communications, or similar.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in content creation, marketing, communications, or similar.
  • A portfolio of published work.
  • Familiarity with content management systems, social management systems, and the HubSpot platform.
  • Good knowledge of content and layout design and editing tools such as found in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Good knowledge of various content platforms such as social media, blogs, and print media.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A strong strategist that understands the why behind the copy
  • The ability to keep abreast of content and consumer trends and advancements in technology.

About the Firm

SMMA is one of New England’s most unique design firms due to our composition, reputation, and focus. Cambridge-based since our incorporation in 1955, we offer an integrated, multidisciplinary environment driven by collaboration between architects, engineers, technologists, researchers, and industry experts. We focus on building lasting relationships with strategic partners in both the public and private markets.

As an employee-owned firm, we believe that good ideas are welcome from anywhere. Our work straddles five markets—Corporate and Commercial, Federal Government, Higher Education, K-12, and Science and Technology—with the opportunity to work across a wide range of projects and specialisms. We offer a fast-paced, team-oriented environment that promotes intellectual and creative growth.

SMMA was founded by MIT alumni who believed that the balance of architecture, engineering, interiors, and site design afforded clients the agility of a single source of creative and technical expertise. Today, we remain dedicated to this flexible, integrated approach. We are guided by a shared pursuit of design excellence, sustainability, and social responsibility.

Company Perks

  • An employee-owned firm with Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Hybrid work-from-home policy
  • Competitive benefits include paid time-off, company-funded MA Paid Family and Medical Leave, company-paid dental plan, company-paid life insurance, and 401(K) matching
  • Employee Assistance Program (includes confidential emotional support, legal guidance, and financial resources)
  • Mentor/protĂ©gĂ© program
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Licensure and membership reimbursement
  • “Lunch and Learns” with internal and external speakers
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