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The Industry’s Smartest Content Company

At Contently, we believe in the power of great storytelling. Founded in 2011 by Joe Coleman, Dave Goldberg, and Shane Snow, our mission is to build a better media world by helping brands connect with people through great stories, and by helping freelance creatives grow their careers.

Contently powers the content marketing programs of the world’s most valuable brands, including Google, Walmart, Marriott, Dell, and hundreds of others. Our methodology and solution has three key pillars: expert content strategy, an enterprise content marketing platform that saves you time, and a global talent network with over 140,000 freelance creatives.

Headquartered in New York City, Contently is the recipient of numerous awards, including Digiday’s Best Content Marketing Platform, and has been recognized by AdAge, Crain’s, Fortune, and Inc. as a Best Place to Work.

Our founders

Joe Coleman

Joe is a lifelong entrepreneur and founded two successful internet companies before Contently. In 2012, Joe and his co-founders were named to Inc.’s 30 Under 30 list.

Shane Snow

Shane is the bestselling author of Smartcuts: The Breakthrough Power of Lateral Thinking. His writing has appeared in Wired and The New Yorker.

Dave Goldberg

Dave created the interfaces and algorithms that power much of Contently’s platform. He has over 10 years of experience solving tech problems in a range of industries.

Our leadership

Pearl Collings

CEO

Pearl is a strategic operator who has led marquee brands like Time, Dotdash, and Xaxis. She has extensive experience achieving accelerated growth through customer service and execution excellence.

Alexandra Ackerman

Head of Engineering

Alex is an Engineering Manager who nerds-out crafting teams that build high-quality software solving problems for today’s content marketers.

Joe Lazauskas

Head of Marketing

Joe is the bestselling co-author of The Storytelling Edge. His research and reporting on the art and science of storytelling frequently appears in publications like Fast Company, AdWeek, and Gen. He leads Contently's content-driven marketing efforts.

Alli Manning

Head of Services

Alli has spent over a decade running editorial teams for international brands and publishing houses. At Contently, she's responsible for 100,000+ freelancers and the editors, strategists, and customer success people who support them.

Cyrus Park

Head of Product

Cyrus is a creative thinker who loves working with our customers and creative network. He leads all of Contently’s Product efforts, crafts our product strategy, and is an avid fan of hot sauce.

Grace

Chief Canine Officer

Grace joined in 2015 as an entry-level dog, reporting into the greats like Lighthouse, Henri, and Ollie. After significant growth, Grace now proudly oversees a pack of six. A stickler for efficiency, Grace employs an “ABC” (Always Be Closing) methodology at lunch to ensure no food goes to waste.

Do the best work of your career

Join a dedicated group of storytellers who are passionate about what they do.


One of the best entrepreneurial companies in America


4x winner of Crain’s Best Places to Work

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