LinkedIn Content Manager (French) in Graz, Austria

Content Manager

Content department

At LinkedIn Austria GmbH, the Content Manager will develop and execute the content strategy for their area(s). As a member of the Content team, the Content Manager will set the vision, goals, structure, and roadmap for their content plan, identifying and recruiting authors, building author relationships, collaborating with the Production team to develop educational content, and working with partners throughout the organization to ensure the overall success of the program.

Primary responsibilities include:

Content creation and planning

  • Develop and execute the overall strategic content plan for the segment based on the educational and aspirational needs of current and future members; evaluate and evolve all aspects of this plan, including continually reviewing feedback and analytics, researching current and evolving educational needs, ongoing competitive analysis, attending industry conferences as needed, and developing a network of thought leaders, industry experts, and software and hardware product managers.

  • Recruit, assess, and retain the best possible authors to execute the content plan, including coaching authors and managing long-term author relationships by maintaining consistent communication (feedback, questions, and content suggestions); negotiate contracts and author compensation in collaboration with the Legal department.

  • Work with authors and Content teams to continually improve the quality of published content and ensure that the workflows and team in place deliver content that meets or exceeds the quality, brand, experience, and educational efficacy standards and member learning goals.

  • Partner with Product and Production teams to innovate educational content that meets the needs of current and future members.

  • Partner with the Production and Content teams on the execution of the strategic content plan, including hitting overall targets for amount of content signed, recorded, and published, as well as securing a steady flow of content to key audiences.

Communications and collaboration

  • Partner with marketing, sales, and product teams to grow membership and engagement for the segment; includes educating and supporting those teams to further company and content goals, as well as developing and contributing to the development of marketing and sales-oriented educational content as needed.

  • Identify inorganic growth opportunities and partner with corporate development to research, analyze, and execute acquisition, aggregation, or partnership opportunities.

  • Evangelize the segment internally to ensure that the company is prepared to support member and segment goals and that the segment likewise supports corporate goals; includes developing, tracking, and sharing metrics and success criteria for segment performance.

  • Evangelize the library externally through blogs, videos, podcasts, social media, and other communication channels, as well as live events as appropriate.

  • Travel up to 10% of the time for international meetings

Basic requirements

  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience acquiring technical content and managing author relationships

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience managing multiple projects in various stages of the product development cycle

  • Fluent English and French

Preferred requirements

  • A passion for education and a desire to champion member needs and drive for instruction integrity and learner engagement

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present information effectively and persuasively

  • Analytical and business-focused with the ability to develop plans that accelerate market share and sales growth

  • Knowledge of relevant technical topic areas (technology)

  • Excellent software skills, including prior experience with Microsoft Office app

The fixed minimum gross salary per month is 2,521 Euro. Based on qualifications and experience this can be negotiated.

Please note this role is based in Graz (Austria) and is a 2 year fixed term contract (maternity cover)

* Please send resumes in English*