Content Manager

Location
Knoxville, TN, US
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Aug 03, 2017
Role
Manager
Job Type
Long-Term
The story of Cirrus Aircraft is one of the most remarkable narratives in American industry in decades. Thirty years ago, two brothers founded an upstart aircraft company in a barn in Baraboo, Wisconsin, with the aim of becoming the best-selling brand in the space by making the most innovative, intuitive and safest planes in General Aviation. Fast forward: Cirrus just celebrated our 13th consecutive year as the best-selling planes in the category. We're currently looking for an epic 21st century storyteller to join the marketing team to help us deliver the Cirrus Aircraft story as broadly and effectively as possible. Our content manager needs to be an expert copywriter, with a knack for engaging content tailored for maximum impact and consumption. We need a savvy "develop once, deliver all ways" mentality, taking advantage of all communications channels (digital, print, event, video). You'll write and be an integral development partner for brochures, scripts, ads, headlines, commercials, speeches, websites, profiles, social media content, newsletters and white papers. But you won't just create content; you'll constantly thinking about how to wring the most value of what's been created and then executing for optimum effect.

REQUIREMENTS
• Exceptional copywriting skills
• An established portfolio of past work (THIS IS A REQUIREMENT FOR THIS POSITION - APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A PORTFOLIO - OR LINKS TO PAST WORK - WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED)
• Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and a sometimes demanding workload
• Ability to accurately assess work timelines, prioritize and hit deadlines
• Experience effectively working with a design team
• Social media savant
• Exceptional collaborator and self-directed finisher - persistence to track down needed assets and pull them together in a finished product.
• Positive outlook
• Ability/willingness to travel occasionally
• Flexible, able to adapt quickly to evolving dynamics
• Strong proofreading skills

ADDITIONAL DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
• Maintained/contributed to corporate social media accounts
• Strong sense of design
• Interest in aviation
• Creative pursuits outside of work
• Great conversationalist
• Sense of humor

Application for this position is a two-step process. FIRST, complete the job application in the applicant managements system here. SECOND, send a portfolio or collection of past related work to bkowalski@cirrusaircraft.com.