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10 tips for hiring the perfect content strategist

“It seems content strategy has become the catch-all buzzword for any and all content work these days,” said management consultant and enterprise content strategist, Kris Mausser, recently in her job Q&A for Firehead. Murray Cox, content strategist and senior content lead at …
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The Content Strategy Jobs Landscape – the skills, education, experience, character traits, salary expectations and more that employers are looking for when hiring a content strategist

In a CV style, niche digital communications recruiter Firehead presents the skills, experience, education, pay scales and recruitment preferences of employers currently hiring content strategists. We also look at some of the problems of hiring content strategy talent, as well …
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Interview with a… content strategy recruiter

Which businesses are benefiting most from content strategy? Should you outsource your content strategy work or hire in-house? How do know if a content strategist is any good? CJ Walker, niche recruiter in content strategy, offers some answers.

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Content strategy jobs survey results part 6 – the business case for content strategy

How does content strategy save money on content production and/or for your business? In our final Content Strategy Hiring Trends Survey* question, we asked our survey-takers: ‘What new process, method, or trend that have you implemented in the past three …
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Content strategy jobs survey results part 5 – can’t get the staff!

We’re coming to the end of posting the results from our Content Strategy Hiring Trends Survey*. Our penultimate – and epic – post raises issues employers are currently having when they recruit content strategists.

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Content strategy jobs survey results part 4 – what skills/experience boost pay levels?

Aka: ‘10 ways for content strategists to get a pay rise’. How much hirers are paying for both freelance and salaried content strategy jobs was the topic of our first survey results post on pay. Now we review our Content …
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Content strategy jobs survey results part 3 – how much do content strategists get paid?

When it comes to rates and salaries for the job, it’s the ‘how much’ that everyone wants to know. In the evolving field of content strategy, the most accurate answer is ‘it depends’. But as part of our Content Strategy Hiring …
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Content strategy jobs survey results part 2 – how are content strategists being hired?

In our second survey* post, we look at how employers are hiring in content strategists. (For more on our content strategy recruitment trends survey, see our opening results post looking at who’s hiring.) We asked: What methods are you using to …
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Content strategy jobs survey results part 1 – who’s hiring and what are they looking for?

Find out more about the jobs market for content strategy as we release the first set of results from our hiring trends survey. We’ll be publishing more findings, including pay rates and most desirable skills, in future posts.

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How are content strategists being hired?

We’ve had a fantastic survey response so far from content strategist hirers as far afield as Silicon Valley and Singapore – some mid-survey results are charted below. But time is running out to tell us your perspective on the content strategy …
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