Contributor Marketing Strategist

Shutterstock New York , NY 10007

Posted 4 months ago

The Opportunity:

Shutterstock is looking for a skilled content strategist to engage with and improve the success of the contributor networks on Shutterstock. You will work closely with the marketing, creative, product, and customer experience teams to strategize marketing campaigns, collect data, and write compelling communications while setting a tone that's clear, engaging, and contributor-focused.

How you'll fit in our team:

Shutterstock is focused on improving and enhancing the experience of our contributors around the world. We are creating content that highlights creative artists (our contributors) that include photographers, videographers, illustrators, and composers and propel their success on Shutterstock and beyond.

We are seeking a Content Strategist to assist in refining the contributor acquisition and retention strategy across our various offerings, while supporting the Creative Content Manager in creating and developing creative content, communications, and campaign performance analysis.

Your expertise in communicating with creative artists will have an effect across the world, and you'll be contributing in developing a standardized process and supporting initiatives that grow our contributor community.

What you'll do:

  • Identify opportunities and solve process issues in relation to contributor engagement and community

  • Collaborate with creative, product, media, marketing, and CRM departments to strategize and support with content creation.

  • Craft ideal contributor personas, and create an acquisition strategy to acquire those contributor types

  • Coordinate with analytics and data research teams to implement a reliable data monitoring process to track contributor marketing initiatives

  • Create and write content for the blog, email campaigns, contributor development programs, and product announcements.

What you have:

  • Direct experience in developing, writing and implementing marketing initiatives including blog content, marketing and content campaigns, and email strategies.

  • A consistent record of maintaining data collection through a defined content strategy.

  • Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple moving projects at a time.

  • Exceptional writing and time management skills.

  • A degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or a related field.

  • 3+ years of experience in strategy and content development.

  • Must be able to provide 3+ examples of written work

  • Ability to work efficiently in both independent and team environments

  • Candidate must be comfortable working with team members in global time zones.

Additional traits:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with an eagerness to pitch ideas with minimal direction in a results-driven environment

  • Strong work ethic paired with intellectual and creative curiosity

  • While this role is focused on creative content strategy, experience and knowledge of marketing and communications is an asset

  • Photography background and/or interest in creative visual arts.

  • Knowledge of content marketing landscape and emerging trends.

  • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and/or Lightroom.

About Shutterstock:

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), directly and through its group subsidiaries, is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week and has millions of images and video clips available.

Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world and customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency; Shutterstock Custom, a custom content creation platform, Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat a curated royalty-free music library; Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media.

For more information, please visit and follow Shutterstock on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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