Embark on a rewarding career as a content strategist by learning the skills, activities and deliverables every content strategist needs to be successful.



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Become a Content Strategist!

The World Needs More Content Strategists! Join Content Academy Co-Founder Rebecca Steurer on an upcoming free webinar to explore the possibilities as a content strategist.




Launch your content strategy career with our 10-week online career-focused course.

Our 10-week Applied Content Strategy online course will teach you the fundamentals of content strategy, user experience and content management skills using learn-by-doing experiences you need to start your career and land your dream job.

Instruction Overview

Discover Business Goals & User Needs

You’ll learn how to conduct research and interview business stakeholders and users to truly understand the right content needed to support the business goals and user needs

Define the Content Strategy

You’ll learn how to structure a content strategy that identifies the right information needed to support an exceptional digital experience.

Design the Content

You’ll learn how to make your content strategy come to life by designing content structure and taxonomies, content guidelines and supporting content management system (CMS) development.

Develop the Content

You’ll learn how to develop and implement content and content migration plans to ensure your copywriters and developers have the information they need to launch the new digital experience.

Optimize the Content

You’ll learn the fundamentals of SEO, content marketing and social media strategy to share your content with the world.

Receive a complete Applied Content Strategy Course syllabus and career roadmap:



Your tuition is an investment into your future.


Tuition includes:

  • Weekly lectures (Monday Night)
  • Weekly networking (Wednesday Night)
  • Portfolio for job interviews
  • Job seeking advice and mentoring
  • Access to private Facebook Group
  • Discounts on Special Events

Upcoming Sessions:

All courses are held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 pm CT

Fall 2018 – September 10 – November 14

Winter 2019 – January 14 – March 20

Spring 2019 – April 8 – June 19

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Rebecca Steurer

Content Strategist

Content Marketer

Content Academy Co-Founder

Founder, ContentRS – Making content real simple.

Rebecca has been practicing content strategy long before content strategy had a name. She began planning and developing content for Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1999 to help patients find health information, physicians and educational resources. She managed and mentored a team of three content specialists to provide the right information at the right time to the right audience.

Rebecca moved on to agency life to work with and learn from talented teams of user experience, visual designers and technical developers to provide exceptional content strategies for clients, from planning to development to governance to SEO. As an Associate Director of Content Strategy for Manifest Digital, then Rightpoint, Rebecca’s most rewarding responsibilities was working with her team of content strategist to help them develop their professional goals and improve upon the content strategy process. She is an attentive listener who believes everyone has the power to achieve their goals if they put in the work, and have the right skill set.

Today, Rebecca is taking her content strategy knowledge and insights to help others succeed with content strategy. Not only does she run her own content strategy agency, Content R|S, she offers content strategy coaching and started the Succeed with Content Strategy Cohort to give marketers, content strategists, bloggers, writers, etc. the opportunity to connect, learn and stay motivated with others who want to excel at content strategy.

Learn more about content strategy coaching and the cohort at succeedwithcontentstrategy.com.

You can also subscribe to her podcast, Succeed with Content Strategy, to learn how other succeed with content strategy.




We know how exciting, creative and rewarding a career in content strategy can be. That’s why we have developed a 10-week training intensive training program that provides a foundation to the basic skills every content strategist needs, the experience working with a digital design team and the inspiration to become the best content strategist you can be.

Requirements to Attend

  • Have a strong desire to become a content strategist
  • Basic understanding of Excel, PPT, Keynote or Google Sheets and Word
  • Access to a computer and WiFi in a quiet space
  • Willingness to spend time throughout the week to complete homework
  • Willingness to collaborate with fellow students

Once we receive your application information, we will schedule a time for a phone interview.

Content Academy® brings together a community of professionals who believe in the power of sharing knowledge and experience to inspire great content.