Position: Sr. Content Editor
Location: Downtown Minneapolis

Are you a successful qualitative researcher or consumer insights pro with exceptional writing/editing skills? Are you comfortable presenting your research and insights to internal and external audiences? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines? Then read on....

Iconoculture, Inc., a 13-year-old Minneapolis-based company, the leader in consumer trend research and advisory services, is growing. We are looking for a Content Editor to produce and manage a variety of deliverables for the Research and Advisory teams. See www.iconoculture.com for more details.


  • Produce and manage a variety of deliverables for the Research and Advisory organizations, ensuring consistency, accuracy of information, and - most important - quality of thought.
  • Develop, write, and edit client-facing and public-facing white papers, newsletters, reports, and other deliverables independently and/or in collaboration with Consumer Strategist(s) and other staff.
  • Be able to observations and trends significant to vertical/generation and explain their significance.
  • Edit to and write in Iconoculture's branded voice and style.
  • Accurately analyze and contextualize observations and trends for connection to consumer behavior and motivations and relationship to Iconoculture values and Macrotrends.
  • Support and partner with other Research staff and


  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, cultural studies, journalism, or English, ; or minimum five years related experience and/or training in consumer-based marketing, consumer insights, market research; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Solid writing and editorial experience, preferably in an online or wire-service environment.
  • Experience managing contractors and/or editorial staff.
  • Proven ability to work with diverse personalities to edit and produce quality written pieces for clients and the public.
  • .Ability to present to and interact with internal and external clients.
  • Impeccable journalistic integrity as well as familiarity with AP style.
  • Understanding of and respect for intellectual property law.
  • Demonstrated ongoing performance in a highly creative, deadline-driven, daily publishing environment.
  • Passion for culture; intellectual curiosity.
  • Simultaneous appreciation for small-scale observations and big-picture perspectives.
  • Ability to analyze cultural and consumer observations for connection to larger trends.
  • Maturity in working and communicating with a variety of people in virtual locations.
  • Ability to create necessary personal systems to maximize productivity in a virtual work environment.
  • Highly responsible regarding deadlines and commitments.
  • Flexible, adaptable work style.
  • Ability to stay fresh and creative through deadline pressure.


Submit resume and writing samples to: careers@iconoculture.com

Posted: January 9, 2006; closes February 24, 2006


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