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Company: Russell Tobin & Associates
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

A Leading Enterprise SaaS Company is aiming to change the way people work and looking for a Research Editor to join them in this effort!

Our company was founded on the beach in San Diego in 2004 with the belief that getting simple stuff done at work shouldnt be so hard. And that the complex stuff should be easier to manage. We envisioned a world where anyone could create workflows that worked for, not against them. We built our cloud-based Now Platform to make work, work better for people. Today, every enterprise is becoming a technology company, creating unprecedented challenges, opportunities, and complexity. Our products let them run smarter, faster, better. And help people spend their time on work thats meaningful, not menial.

Were disruptive. We work hard but try not to take ourselves too seriously. We are highly adaptable and constantly evolving. We are passionate about our product, and we live for our customers. We have high expectations and a career with us means challenging yourself to always be better.

The Role:
As a member of our Storytelling & Engagement team, you will lead the C-level research program for our award-winning brand publication, Workflow. Youll report to the editor in chief for thought leadership. As research editor, you will

  • Work with brand experts and agency partners to create global research studies that generate insights about emerging tech and business strategy for an audience of C-level business leaders.
  • Youll package the results in engaging articles and data visualizations for Workflow.
  • You will manage the annual research calendar.
  • Youll analyze Tableau and Excel spread sheets to lead the development of narratives and stories from thought leadership research, and pitch the most relevant stories based on market positioning and priorities.
  • You will be looked to as a subject matter expert, having spent significant time mining the data to deeply understand our research and audience, and how it provides insights for both our publication readers and the business.
  • You will tell those stories primarily through articles that you write or assign. Youll also write talking points, manage the creative development of PowerPoint decks, and create social media posts.
  • You will be a highly visible brand journalist and prolifically report on technology and business trends relevant to C-Suite leaders and address market positioning and priorities. You will publish about 4-5 stories per week.
  • You will be trusted to spot the most compelling stories in a spreadsheet, and translate them for various audiences through print articles, PowerPoints, talking points, and social media. You will also bring a journalistic lens to untapped data sources to tell external-facing stories, including internal product research, sales meetings, marketing events, etc.
  • You will curate and edit key landing pages, selecting stories, writing headlines, and editing copy. Youll also repackage archived and cross-team content that is relevant to Workflow readers.
  • Working with our SEO and analytics team, youll ensure all content is optimized for the Workflow audience.
  • Youll add value to new and fast-turn projects by re-evaluating existing databases and surfacing timely insights.
  • Youll fact-check all reporting and project-manage research agencies to ensure the timely delivery of data.
  • You will bring an external point of view and curiosity that yields better storytelling for our readers.


  • At least five years reporting and editing experience, preferably for a newswire or daily publishing channel.
  • Clips showing youve reported on data and effectively contextualized trends.
  • Experience working with designers to create compelling data visualizations.
  • Proven success in a deadline-driven and detail-oriented environment.
  • At least two years of experience copy editing or demonstrated little to no need of being edited.
  • One to two years of experience in a corporate setting.

Keywords: Russell Tobin & Associates, Santa Clara , Editor, Other , Santa Clara, California

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