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Writer and Editorial Manager

Company: American Express Co
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Corporate Affairs & Communications (CA) department serves as the voice of and for American Express, with responsibility for Public Affairs & Media Relations, Colleague Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Social Media. Within CA, the Corporate Communications team handles communications for American Express' business strategy and financial performance, brand and reputation, digital innovation, social media communications and the company's external corporate content strategy.The Writer/Editorial Manager for the American Express Newsroom will play a pivotal role in crafting and telling our company's story. This role on the Corporate Communications team reports to the Vice President Content and Managing Editor of the American Express Newsroom. This is an exciting opportunity to drive innovation in how American Express communicates its key priorities and initiatives to its customers, colleagues and communities.The person in this role will be responsible for writing and editing content for American Express' main corporate channels and for coordinating editorial activities for the American Express Newsroom, including editorial planning; creating, curating, and publishing content; and editorial calendar coordination.. The person in this role will work closely with the entire owned-content platform team and with global colleagues in colleague communications and external communications to effectively articulate the company's many stories.Specifically, we are looking for someone with excellent writing and copy-editing skills as well as a passion for the American Express brand, a keen eye for identifying compelling story angles that showcase the unique attributes of our company and its culture, a collaborative attitude, and the ability to think creatively and drive results.Responsibilities:Write several editorial stories per week to bring the American Express Newsroom to life.Copy edit content for American Express' external corporate channels, including the Newsroom.Join editorial planning meetings and contribute to editorial calendar coordinationfor the Newsroom, working with a wide range of partners, including the internal Colleague Communications team and social media team.Create, curate and post content to the American Express Newsroom.Measure impact by tracking engagement; compile, present and distribute recap reports.Remain up to date with emerging platforms, trends and best practices and regularly share your perspective.Description - ExternalThe Corporate Affairs & Communications (CA) department serves as the voice of and for American Express, with responsibility for Public Affairs & Media Relations, Colleague Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Social Media. Within CA, the Corporate Communications team handles communications for American Express' business strategy and financial performance, brand and reputation, digital innovation, social media communications and the company's external corporate content strategy.The Writer/Editorial Manager for the American Express Newsroom will play a pivotal role in crafting and telling our company's story. This role on the Corporate Communications team reports to the Vice President Content and Managing Editor of the American Express Newsroom. This is an exciting opportunity to drive innovation in how American Express communicates its key priorities and initiatives to its customers, colleagues and communities.The person in this role will be responsible for writing and editing content for American Express' main corporate channels and for coordinating editorial activities for the American Express Newsroom, including editorial planning; creating, curating, and publishing content; and editorial calendar coordination.. The person in this role will work closely with the entire owned-content platform team and with global colleagues in colleague communications and external communications to effectively articulate the company's many stories.Specifically, we are looking for someone with excellent writing and copy-editing skills as well as a passion for the American Express brand, a keen eye for identifying compelling story angles that showcase the unique attributes of our company and its culture, a collaborative attitude, and the ability to think creatively and drive results.Responsibilities:Write several editorial stories per week to bring the American Express Newsroom to life.Copy edit content for American Express' external corporate channels, including the Newsroom.Join editorial planning meetings and contribute to editorial calendar coordinationfor the Newsroom, working with a wide range of partners, including the internal Colleague Communications team and social media team.Create, curate and post content to the American Express Newsroom.Measure impact by tracking engagement; compile, present and distribute recap reports.Remain up to date with emerging platforms, trends and best practices and regularly share your perspective. 5+ years of writing or editorial experience.Journalism background, with strong knowledge of digital and social media communications. Knowledge of SEO preferred.Strong copy editing and grammar skills.Ability to write clear, concise content (video, podcast, short-form/ long-form, social media) that reflect a consistent tone.Strong time management and project management skills; ability to work confidently under tight deadlines while paying close attention to detail.Exceptional collaboration skills and an ability to build relationships with a wide range of internal partners.Willingness to dive into new opportunities and work with a "no task is too small" attitude.You are always thinking "how can we do this better?"Writing samples will be requested; and a writing test will be administered Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That's why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to demonstrate that you have completed your primary COVID-19 vaccination series (i.e. 2 doses for Moderna/Pfizer and 1 dose for J), in order to work in or visit any of our offices. This requirement is subject to legally required accommodations.US Job Seekers/Employees - Click here to view the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement and the Pay Transparency Policy Statement. If the links do not work, please copy and paste the following URLs in a new browser window: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters to access the three posters.

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