Wave Emoji
ALL INQUIRIES info@portal-a.com
NEW WORK biz@portal-a.com
JOIN THE TEAM jobs@portal-a.com
April 10, 2024

HIRING: Content Strategist

We are looking for a content strategist to join us — is it you? The right candidate is obsessed with how data, trends, and insights inform the creative process.

PORTAL A is an award-winning content company that creates breakthrough entertainment with the most influential brands, platforms, and creators in the world.

We partner with global brands and platforms like YouTube, Google, Lenovo, Target, Snapchat, and Clorox alongside a new generation of talent to make content that rises above the noise.

We pride ourselves in taking on huge challenges – from internet culture-defining projects to feature documentaries to social content series – and our in-house team of creatives, strategists, talent leads, designers, producers, and project managers push one another to produce our best work with each new project.

Our team is looking to hire an experienced Content Strategist who will use audience development best practices and data-based insights to inform and elevate our work. This is a contract position for a minimum of 3 months and extendable to 6, with the potential to join the team full-time at the end of the contract period.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic support for our projects — from providing insights through the creative ideation process, to vetting talent for projects, to building and optimizing content launch plans, to reporting on content performance including launch performance and wrap reports 
  • Provide strategic insights, platform best practices, audience behavior, and social media trends throughout the process to help our content reach audiences
  • Ideate on creative ideas and distribution strategies that will lead to project success
  • Draft content launch plans to guide the successful execution of our work
  • Oversee content launches to track, monitor, and optimize performance and ensure compliance 
  • Partner closely with our creative team to help data and trends inform our ideation and creative execution
  • Evaluate distribution and talent partners to ensure client’s business objectives and KPIs are being met
  • Collect and analyze data, providing insights and learnings for our clients and team

Experience & Capabilities

  • The right individual will have a 4-7 years of hands-on experience working in digital content and content marketing, with a focus on audience development and an ability to connect brand objectives to content strategy
  • A deep understanding of social media metrics for reach and engagement across YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and others
  • Innate data analysis and interpretation skills 
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate complex ideas in clear, concise language
  • An ability to balance both the quantitative and qualitative side of the strategy process
  • Ability to proactively solve challenges, keeping up the momentum of the work and maintaining positive team collaboration
  • An appreciation of the creator ecosystem, audiences and community building across   platforms like YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, Snapchat, TikTok, and Twitter
  • Experience with data platforms such as YouTube analytics, and third-party tools like CreatorIQ, Tubular Labs, and more

Working @ Portal A

We are open to candidates who reside anywhere within the U.S. — while this is a remote position, our team generally works PST business hours.

Here are some of the full-time benefits we offer and a few reasons why people like working here: 

  • Our team is fun, curious, full of creativity and optimism, with a strong desire to innovate.
  • Our working style is flexible and highly collaborative.
  • There are opportunities to grow and contribute at various layers of the creative process.
  • Competitive salary and generous bonuses.
  • 100% matching 401K plan.
  • Generous employee + dependent medical, dental and vision group coverage.
  • A monthly health & wellness stipend for everything from exercise to massage to meditation, and fully covered Headspace and One Medical memberships for all.
  • Flexible time off (with ~3 week guidance), monthly Summer Fridays, quarterly Wellness Days, frequent 4-day weekends, all major holidays off, an extra long Winter Break around the holidays, and a 4-week fully paid sabbatical with tenure.
  • Protected paid leave for primary and secondary caregivers, an annual child care stipend, and dependent care Flexible Spending Account.
  • Team programming (yoga, trivia, happy hours, etc.), professional development stipend, and quarterly team seminars led by industry experts.
  • Flexible work from anywhere in the world, with stipends for home office setups, covered expenses for home utilities and cell expenses, coworking memberships, work hour adjustments to reflect time zones, and much more.
  • Employee Assistance Program, including coaching services; health, wellness and emotional wellbeing counseling; financial, and legal planning and consultation.
  • Matching charitable donations throughout the year, along with ongoing volunteer and mentorship opportunities with partner organizations.
  • And of course, the freshest Portal A swag (backpacks, hoodies, water bottles, etc.)

How to Apply

Email jobs@portal-a.com with:

  • Your resume + LinkedIn. You know the drill. 
  • Cover Letter. Tell us why you think you’re a fit for the role and how you heard about the position. 
  • Links. Show us what you think is cool on the internet. Could be your favorite YouTube video of all time, a piece of branded content that surprised you, an Instagram account you can’t get enough of, or the best article you read last year. 

Please include “CONTENT STRATEGIST” in the subject line of your email.

Portal A is an equal-opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, LGBTQ, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for our open positions.

Annual Salary Range: $75k-85k per year base salary. This represents the presently-anticipated low and high end of the base salary range for this full-time position. Actual base salary range may vary based on various factors, including but not limited to experience. Rates for contract periods may differ. Full-time employees are also eligible for bonus and benefits.