Contract Editor and Writer, Multicultural
Corporate Executive Board - Minneapolis, MN

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Position: Contract Editor and Writer, Multicultural
Location: Virtual, USA

CEB Iconoculture is a global consumer research and advisory firm. We deliver a future-focused combination of comprehensive consumer insights and strategic advisory services designed to give Fortune 1000 companies and powerhouse agencies a leading edge in today’s ever-changing, ultracompetitive marketplace. Our research and expertise reach across categories, demographics and geographies to provide a fully integrated, 360-degree view of consumer values and behaviors across the consumer spectrum and around the world.

As an editor and writer covering the multicultural space you work in a virtual home office and are responsible for producing and managing research deliverables for our consumer-centric research product, collaborating closely with the Multicultural Advisory team.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead, produce and manage multicultural research deliverables.
  • Identify trends and observations significant to African Americans, Latinos and Asian Americans across regions, generations and consumer categories, using secondary sources and primary observation.
  • Produce articles and other deliverables with accurate analysis of significance for Latino, African American and Asian American consumers, marketing opportunities, driving consumer values/motivators and CEB Iconoculture Macrotrends.
  • Prepare deliverables for publishing, including applying metatags and following technical requirements.
  • Write additional deliverables related to multicultural consumers, including generational profiles and cultural background documents.
  • Develop a network of field sources and experts for insight into age, life stage and regional differences; lifestyle categories; and niche areas.
  • Collaborate closely with Advisory Strategists to provide expert insight into specific behavior and values of multicultural consumers.
  • Advise on the development of CEB Iconoculture’s multicultural research product, including taxonomy and Macrotrends.
  • Work with editorial staff and manage/edit other contract writers as necessary.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, marketing or cultural studies
  • Five years of experience in consumer-based marketing environment, including trend identification
  • Authentic relationship to Latino, Asian American or African American culture
  • Passion for and discernment of consumer culture, with ability to translate cultural observations into marketing opportunities
  • Proven ability to work productively in a virtual work environment and create necessary personal systems to maximize productivity
  • Self-starting, highly responsible regarding deadlines and commitments
  • Ability to manage, analyze and troubleshoot processes in a changing, fast-paced business environment
  • Maturity in collaborating closely with a variety of people in virtual locations
  • Tech savvy: Comfort with learning new technology, software, Internet access / connections
  • Understanding of and adherence to journalistic values and investigative / reporting approach
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • Fluency in MSWord, Excel
  • Ability to write in CEB Iconoculture branded voice
  • Ability to stay fresh and creative through ongoing deadline pressure
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