Digital Identity Editor

Location: McLean, VA

Department: Marketing and Communications

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Overview

As a Digital Identity Editor, you will be the chief contributor and editor of ID.me’s identity verification blog. Your reporting will help ID.me and its community of brand and government partners stay abreast digital identity news and technology. You will also help establish ID.me’s Identity Insider blog as a publisher in the digital identity space.

As the blog grows, this position offers a lot of potential for growth and advancement as ID.me expands its content team.  
 

What You Will Be Doing
 

  • Curate ID.me’s digital identity blog
  • Write and edit original reported content
  • Maintain an editorial calendar
  • Interview thought leaders in the digital identity space
  • Work with freelance writers and designers
  • Distribute posts via social media

 

A Little More About You
 

  • 5+ years experience in writing about technology, government, and/or privacy
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Intimate knowledge of digital identity industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic SEO and WordPress
  • Creative, independent individual who can take an idea and run with it


Bonus Points
 

  • A portfolio including content marketing or journalism clips in the digital identity space
  • Basic knowledge of video/graphic/audio editing


You Will Fit In Well If…
 

  • You ask questions
  • You know how to find answers
  • You have a discerning eye
  • You obsess over details
  • You enjoy learning
  • You know when something isn’t working
  • You want responsibility with a wide degree of autonomy
  • You tell a story with your work
     

Perks
 

  • Competitive base salary & equity plan
  • Health, dental, & vision coverage
  • Generous paid time off program
  • Opportunity to work with talented people for a mission that matters
  • Casual work environment
  • Fun, open office space in Tyson's Corner


About Us

ID.me's mission is to make the world a more trusted place by facilitating efficient and trusted interactions between people and organizations. As one of just four federally certified identity providers, ID.me helps individuals prove their identity online. For the VA's Vets.gov program, ID.me's technology helps Veterans get access to important healthcare and educational benefits online without needing to visit a VA facility in-person. For regulated organizations, ID.me's Identity Gateway streamlines authentication and regulatory compliance. ID.me provides Identity-as-as-Service to many well-known organizations, including Veterans Affairs, USAA, NASA, Fanatics, Treasury, and the State of Maine.  
ID.me has won multiple awards, including Voted The Most Disruptive Company of 2016 at the PYMNTS Innovation Project. Recognized as one of Entrepreneur Magazine's 100 Brilliant Companies of 2014 Audience Choice Award at Privacy Identity Innovation 2014.

We like to keep it loose in the office. While wearing pants is encouraged (legal constraints), there are very few rules in our company. We look for nice, accountable, mission-driven people who work hard, learn fast and don’t mind taking risks -- even if that means failing sometimes. We want fun and friendly co-workers who are committed to winning.


ID.me appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is ID.me policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. ID.me will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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