Today, an increasing number of companies are using content marketing to promote the visibility of their brand image and market their products or services. The role of a content editor is extremely important to produce superior quality of content in a consistent manner. An expert content editor possesses all the essential expertise to edit, do quality checks, do effective story telling for the brand he or she is representing, while ensuring that truth and not gimmicks reach the company’s target audiences.
There is a misconception in various quarters that the job of an editor is restricted to doing grammar and spell-checks only which is not true at all. They are also responsible to aligning the content with the organization’s business goals.
Promoting brand consistency
In accordance with the business goals of an organization, it is the responsibility of a content editor to plan and draft out updates on social media, chalk out topics for eBooks, choose themes for webinars and the blog posts. Keeping your business objectives in mind, the Content Editor is to draw out all the plans for the social media updates, blog posts, eBook topics and webinar themes. All these tasks are not planned in isolation but are correlated with each other in a consistent manner.
Controlling content quality
A good content editor is powered with the necessary techniques and tools for managing content for a brand. His goal is to make sure that all the written and submitted articles are edited in a manner that are relevant, interesting, easy for the readers to go through and keep them thoroughly engaged. Most importantly, the editor ensures that the standards for the brand are upheld at all costs, thus offering proper credibility to the content.