Sr. Writer, Security

US-MA-Framingham | US-CA-San Francisco
Job ID
2017-1262
Category
Editorial
Unit
Editorial
Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Overview

CSO, an IDG publication, seeks an experienced reporter who can write authoritatively about enterprise security.  Rather than simply report the news, CSO writers provide the analysis and insight informed security leaders need.  The position reports directly to the Executive Editor.

Responsibilities

  • Writing a mix of long and short form articles, including incisive trend pieces and instant analysis of breaking news
  • Collaborating with CSO writers and editors to determine day-to-day coverage
  • Cultivating a network of expert sources
  • Packaging content with images and headlines for maximum impact
  • Using a Web-based content management system
  • Social media content promotion

Qualifications

To be a strong candidate for this position, you must:

  • Have at least three years full-time experience as a writer and/or editor in a dynamic journalistic environment
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of enterprise technology (expertise in computer security strongly preferred)
  • Be comfortable on video
  • Provide extensive writing samples that demonstrate the ability to write compelling copy, including original analysis

 

Please be sure to upload a formatted version of your resume and cover letter during the application process.

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