Content Strategist

Job Location(s) US-MA-Needham | US-Remote
Job ID
IDG Communications
Custom Content
Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)


IDG is seeking an innovative and talented Content Strategist to join our team in Needham, MA.


The Content Strategist will join a global team of content directors, strategists, and specialists that creates transformational marketing programs for the world’s largest technology companies. In this role, you will apply a mix of editorial and content marketing expertise. You will provide strategic guidance at the earliest stages of client engagements, using data-driven insights from a variety of sources to align the content deliverables and brand messaging with our clients’ objectives.


The ideal candidate has a global mindset, journalistic curiosity, attention to detail, and excellent content marketing and brand messaging skills. This is a client-facing position that requires a professional presence and ability to develop ongoing client relationships.  The Content Strategist will report to the Sr. Director of Content Strategy in the US.


IDG is the world’s leading technology media, event, data, and marketing services company operating at the intersection of media and marketing technology.  We influence the most powerful tech buyers in the world — from business technologists to enthusiasts and everyone in between.


IDG Communications’ vision is to make the world a better place by enabling the right use of technology. As the leading global media and data company powered by first-party relationships, our collaborative, innovative, and customer-focused culture fosters success for our customers and our employees.

IDG’s marketing services team works with B2B technology clients to create compelling storytelling and thought leadership to help marketers attract and engage with technology buyers. Upon joining IDG, you can expect a stable, consultative, and fast-paced work environment along with a workplace culture that rewards, recognizes, and respects achievement. 


  • Overseeing content strategy and production for client campaigns, including all aspects of ideation and content development.
  • Participating in client meetings to represent content operations, communicate status of deliverables, exchange ideas, etc.
  • Development of various digital content types in our product portfolio, including white papers, blog posts, long-form articles, interactive infographics, advertising copy, webcasts, and videos.
  • Managing the work of in-house experts, freelance writers, and other contractors, including making project assignments and editing copy across all stages of content development and production.
  • Working with internal project management, research, sales, and other teams to ensure that all client needs are met throughout the content planning, development, and delivery process.
  • Copywriting to support lead generation, promotional campaigns, and content development.
  • Responding to client briefs in collaboration with commercial teams.


  • 5-7 years as a journalist or content marketing strategist for a media company or agency
  • Strong writing and editing skills – adept at storytelling for a B2B technology audience
  • Data-driven and tech-savvy attitude
  • The ability and resilience to manage multiple campaigns and work to tight deadlines without sacrificing quality
  • Sharp eye for detail and QA/proofing skills
  • Creative and innovative personality and approach
  • Strong organizational, project management, and communication skills
  • Experience in managing internal and external stakeholders


Other:   Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  Requests for reasonable accommodation based on disability or religion will be considered on an individual basis.


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


IDG is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


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