SHRM Diversity Jobs

SHRM’s Diversity Commitment

SHRM’s Diversity Commitment

Job Information

SHRM Specialist, Executive Content in Alexandria, Virginia

Specialist, Executive Content

1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Req #819

Friday, April 26, 2024

SHRM is a member-driven catalyst for creating better workplaces where people and businesses thrive together. As the trusted authority on all things work, SHRM is the foremost expert, researcher, advocate, and thought leader on issues and innovations impacting today’s evolving workplaces.  With nearly 340,000 members in 180 countries, SHRM touches the lives of more than 362 million workers and their families globally.


As a Specialist, Executive Content, you will support the shaping and execution of our executive content strategy. Reporting to the Manager of Executive Content, you will assist in developing content that reflects our brand's voice, values, and strategic objectives. Your main role will involve supporting the creation of high-quality written content across various platforms, including articles, newsletters, podcasts, publications, presentations, forums and roundtables, and blog posts.


  • Assist in developing content strategies in collaboration with leadership to support organizational goals.

  • Support the creation of high-quality written and visual content for various content channels.

  • Conduct research and compile information to aid content development, ensuring accuracy and relevance.

  • Assist with strategic messaging and positioning to improve content engagement and impact.

  • Coordinate with Marketing, Public Relations, and Corporate Communications teams to ensure messaging consistency.

  • Stay informed on industry trends and best practices related to executive trends and business needs as well as content creation.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Business, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in content creation, journalism, or related roles, with a focus on writing short-form articles, blog posts, or interviews, preferably for a B2B/enterprise audience.

  • Experience conducting interviews, gathering information, and checking facts throughout the content creation process.

  • History of working with communications, marketing, and sales colleagues to create content supporting brand campaigns and other initiatives.


  • Strong writing skills with the ability to craft clear, concise, and engaging content that resonates with a diverse audience of HR leaders and business decision-makers.

  • Familiarity with digital media tools, content management systems (Adobe Experience Manager preferred) and basic multimedia storytelling techniques.

  • Passion for storytelling, curiosity about business topics, and a desire to stay informed about industry trends and developments.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to collaborate effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity and adapting to shifting priorities.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in successful project management.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; experience with design tools like Adobe Creative Suite is advantageous.


  • Capable of performing essential duties with reasonable accommodations.

  • Work involves sitting, talking, hearing, and typing, with visual acuity required for keyboard usage, data analysis, and computer terminal operation.

  • Occasional light lifting may be necessary.


  • Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment.

  • Expected office presence of 3 days per week.

  • Minimal travel requirements, less than 10%


    The hiring range for this position is $68,000 to $80,000 per year. This range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the candidate's experience, skills, and qualifications. SHRM offers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. The benefits for this position include professional growth and development, health, dental, vision, well-being, health savings, flexible spending, retirement, open leave, and annual discretionary bonus and incentives.

    Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

    SHRM is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

    We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Other details

  • Job Family Editorial

  • Pay Type Salary

Apply Now

  • 1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA