HBR Consulting LLC

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Content Manager

Content Manager

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HBR Consulting LLC (HBR) is seeking a content manager to be part of its marketing team. As a content manager you will join a growth-oriented Firm focused on advancing HBR’s brand in the market.  


HBR delivers advisory, managed services and software solutions that increase productivity and profitability, while mitigating risk for law firms, law departments and corporations. As trusted advisors with deep industry experience, clients partner with HBR to achieve significant, sustainable results. Working at HBR, you will engage with colleagues who are smart, innovative and eager to meet new challenges. Combining an entrepreneurial spirit and a “can-do” attitude, our employees are our greatest competitive advantage.


In this role, you will be responsible for helping to establish the strategic direction for Firm-wide content, as well as collaborate with practice group and operations teams to ensure all assets conform to a consistent content strategy, tone and message. Additionally, the content manager will continuously strive to improve and refine the Firm’s content and ensure effective communication tactics align with target audiences.


  • Creates and manages content / editorial calendar to ensure timely publication and distribution of content
  • Manages a bench of external writers and creative designers, including assigning projects, and reviewing and providing feedback on content and design
  • Identifies gaps in content and recommends new topics
  • Proofreads and edits written content as needed before publication
  • Collaborates with digital strategist to develop social media content strategy and overseas production of digital assets
  • Knowledgeable in SEO best practices and incorporates SEO tactics into overall content strategy
  • Manages external public relations firm, which includes overseeing all press releases, third-party article placements and interview opportunities
  • Oversees the creation of business development content, including the production of case studies, survey reports, white papers and conference / event presentations
  • Follows industry trends and generates ideas for staying current
  • Reviews and updates published content as needed
  • Creates and maintains style and brand guides
  • Attends HBR-hosted roundtables and events

Other Responsibilities

  • Oversees digital marketing strategy, including website content, development and analytics
  • Manages all aspects of planning and executing HBR’s annual event, Legal Lab


  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, journalism, liberal arts or related field
  • 7+ years' experience in a senior editorial, content strategy or similar role
  • Proven work experience as a content strategist, content manager, senior editor or similar role
  • A portfolio demonstrating breadth of content / editorial experience, as well as writing experience
  • Knowledge of content management systems (CMS) and marketing automation software
  • Familiarity with SEO guidelines and keyword research tools
  • Experience using social media
  • Solid writing and editing skills in English
  • Ability to guide and motivate team members
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a deadline-driven environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project management experience a plus
  • B2B and professional services marketing experience is highly preferred

Material / Technology Used

  • Windows-based
  • HubSpot, marketing automation software
  • NetSuite, CRM
  • WordPress, content management system