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Influence & Co. Editor in Columbia, Missouri

We are looking for a full-time editor to join a small team within Influence & Co. to manage content for more than 20 clients. Responsibilities may differ between teams but can include:

  • Effectively collaborating with a small team to produce strategic content accomplishing client goals.

  • Professionally editing and refining content.

  • Defining the structure, angle, and tone of an article.

  • Evaluating the quality and depth of client material to determine necessary next steps.

  • Conducting content research and brainstorming.

  • Writing client articles, when necessary. This role includes approximately 20-25% writing.

This position is located in our Columbia, MO, office. Candidates must be able to work onsite. This role can not be done virtually.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Enjoys studying content styles, structures, and voices.

  • Must be intellectually curious and have a passion for learning about new industries.

  • Has experience in editing, writing, and/or content creation. This could include a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or a related field or equivalent experience. Marketing experience is a big plus!

  • Exhibits strong personal initiative and exerts independence to take full ownership of role.

  • Is deadline-oriented and very comfortable working in a fast-paced and open/flexible environment.

  • Possesses familiarity with various writing styles and structure, including high proficiency in AP style, and exhibits a high level of attention to detail.

  • Has strong strategic and analytical skills.

  • 2+ years of professional experience.

Applicants will be required to provide writing samples and complete a test edit.


What We Offer:

  • An amazing work environment.

  • Flexible Work Environment after 90 days of employment.

  • Flexible PTO after 90 days of employment.

  • Competitive salary.

  • Full health benefits.

  • Discount on local gym memberships.

  • The best team members you could ever ask for.

  • An opportunity to be an integral part in growing the company.

Application materials can be addressed to our Director of Talent Acquisition, Erin Holm.