SAP Corporate Marketing – Editor in Chief

at SAP
Published January 19, 2024
Location Newtown Square, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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Job Title: Editor-in-Chief

Within SAP Corporate Marketing, we are constantly striving to bring novel insights to customers, prospects, and the SAP ecosystem at large. To further our mission, we are seeking a seasoned Editor-in-Chief to lead the editorial team responsible for all editorial functions for SAP's content hub. The SAP content hub is an integrated digital experience for storytelling on that answers key audience questions across select stages of the customer journey; and incorporating a wide range of content, including brand journalism, original research, explainers, blog content, guides, use cases, customer stories, video, and podcasts. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in brand journalism, specifically editorial direction, staff management, and strategic planning.


  • Oversee and manage the day-to-day operations of the editorial team, setting clear goals, and ensuring they are met.

  • Develop, implement, and monitor long-term and short-term progress in alignment with the company's vision and goals.

  • Ensure editorial standards are set and met for all forms of content.

  • Spearhead the development, review, and finalization of all content for release, ensuring they meet the highest quality standards, provide valuable insights, and engages customers along the way.

  • Collaborate with all stakeholder groups, building relationships, managing expectations, and driving progress.

  • Recruit, mentor, and lead a team of dedicated editors and writers, fostering a collaborative and stimulating work environment.

  • Maintain expert knowledge of industry trends to ensure the publication's content remains relevant and competitive.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal SAP industry thought leaders and external partners for collaboration opportunities.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, or a related field. A master's degree will be highly advantageous.

  • A minimum of eight years of leadership experience in editing roles, preferably in business or tech publications.

  • A demonstrated ability to develop, execute and deliver on plans for systematically growing the number of stories produced as well as improving their quality.

  • Experience publishing content in an integrated digital marketing ecosystem.

  • The ability to work under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations.

  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills.

  • Ability to form connections with internal and external partners and maintain friendly, positive, and productive relationships.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including working with internal marketing groups that have differing goals and experience.

  • A love for storytelling and an understanding of what makes a great story.

  • An innate curiosity to dive deeper, to find the story angles others have missed and attract and hold the attention of our target audience of business executives.

  • Excellent practical understanding of video, podcast, and other media production.

  • Proven experience in creating compelling content strategies aligned with business goals.

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SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID: 385693 | Work Area: Marketing | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Management | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID: 385693

Posted Date: Jan 12, 2024

Work Area: Marketing

Career Status: Management

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%


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