Director of Content

Eclipse Ventures

Eclipse Ventures

Marketing & Communications · Full-time
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023

About Eclipse

Founded in 2015, with an AUM of ~$4B, Eclipse is powering the Industrial Evolution. We are a venture capital firm founded and managed by a team of former operators who are passionate about modernizing physical industries like manufacturing, logistics, transportation, healthcare, and more. We work side-by-side with founders to provide guidance on everything from operating best practices to fundraising strategies. Partnering with Eclipse means deep engagement as we collaborate with our portfolio to build generational companies in sectors that define and propel economies. We have big goals. We’re not just building a portfolio — we’re building the New Economy.

About This Role

As part of our marketing team, the Director of Content will build a dedicated content function to help position Eclipse as the best partner for founders transforming physical industries and the expert voice in the Industrial Evolution. The Director of Content will influence Eclipse’s content marketing strategy, exercise editorial oversight of both brand-related content and partner-focused content, and own the majority of the writing function. Working closely with multiple internal teams and external agency partners, this person will lead a new publishing effort that sources and produces thought-provoking content related to building the New Economy. The successful candidate will be a critical thinker, curious, influential, collaborative, and innovative with the ability to strategically bring a diverse range of investment theses, data, and complex insights together to increase the visibility of both the Eclipse brand and our Investment Partners’ brands. This person will exude strong editorial judgment about what makes a compelling story, how best to showcase our partners’ expertise and unique views, why it matters for stakeholders (founders and LPs), rationalize editorial priorities through diligent analysis of content metrics, and create impactful content.

Key Responsibilities

● Collaborate with the VP of Marketing to establish Eclipse’s content marketing strategy and own compelling storytelling and writing efforts working alongside our investment team to accelerate awareness and position expertise of the Eclipse brand

● Align thought leadership content around the marketing activation of key brand and partner platforms throughout the year

● Interact with investment partners to craft and integrate investment and company building insights into cohesive platform themes and stories

● Establish and oversee editorial standards and guidelines of content based on strategic objectives

● Write, edit, data mine, fact-check, and publish content across content platforms

● Support Eclipse’s social media content strategy, including Partner-related social strategy efforts

● Ability to meet tight deadlines

● Partner with internal stakeholders to reimagine how content is produced for wider consumption and interest around the Industrial Evolution and resulting New Economy

Candidate Profile:

● Minimum 5-10 years of experience in content marketing or senior reporting and editing positions in technology journalism

● In-depth knowledge — and passion — for the technology ecosystem, especially related to transforming physical industries

● Excellent leadership and organizational skills, with ability to influence across stakeholder groups, and empower and enable team members

● Superb writing, storytelling, and editing abilities

● Engaging interviewing skills

● Ability to work very quickly, deliver on or before the deadline, and go the extra mile

● Strong background in content analytics and has experience reporting on content metrics to stakeholders

● Experience running social media content strategy, paid social experience is a plus

● Attention to accuracy, detail, and consistency

● A self-starter with creativity, team attitude, versatility, and persistence

● Intellectual curiosity

Culture and Values:

We want to be the best and our culture reflects that desire. We are committed to our core principles of work ethic, excellence, teamwork, and creativity. These qualities are the connective tissue that define and support Eclipse – they are also the foundation of our future growth. We are a diverse team and believe in the strength and competitive advantage of unifying very best people around an audacious goal.

Eclipse Ventures is an equal opportunity employer.

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