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10 Sep 2021

Full-Time Content Marketing Writer

Uscreen – Posted by Kelley_McBee Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

Our marketing team is growing and we’re looking for a Content Marketing Writer to join our pack.

This position is best suited for a skilled writer and storyteller, experienced in SaaS and/or video industry with a strong sense of strategic direction. This is a fast-growing market, so the trends are quick to shift and we need to be able to confidently refocus when needed.

We need someone ready to start contributing without a steep learning curve. Content writing is at the core of this position, so a love for writing is an absolute must. You have to be, what we like to call, a Sponge Writer , which is someone who can write in many different styles and voices as needed. Someone who is an intuitive communicator and is able to read the room when it comes to writing for our audience.

The right person will help us execute our content strategy by supporting our Content Marketing Lead’s everyday tasks: from content planning to publishing and everything in between.
Our team is incredibly passionate, smart, supportive, skilled, open to learning, and growth-oriented. We’re happy to take constructive criticism and use it to level up. We’re looking for someone who can match that energy and help us scale.

About The Role:

This person will support our existing Content Marketing Lead by splitting the workload and expediting delivery, focusing roughly 70% of the time on creating various pieces of content, from blog articles and video scripts, to ebooks and downloadables. The remaining 30% will be split between managing and editing contributing articles, with a small piece allocated for some miscellaneous tasks and team meetings.

This is a full-time remote position, and is not suited for a digital nomad lifestyle. We require a steady internet connection and a mandatory overlap of working hours with the rest of the team.

Requirements:

*3+ years of experience writing (with writing samples to support)

*1+ years of experience managing content

*Experience in SaaS (as a writer, editor, or content manager)

*Experience with SEO writing and keyword research

*Experience writing/editing scripts for videos and podcasts

*Experience working with WordPress

*Basic knowledge of Google Analytics

*An impeccable sense of grammar, spelling, and punctuation (American English)

*Creative writing style and ability to generate excitement in a copy (take a potato and turn it into
Pringles)

*Genuine interest in the online video market

*A fully functioning workstation and a quiet place to work (with their own laptop)

*Able to overlap at least 4 hours with our distributed team: from 6 AM to noon ET

*An intuitive writer and communicator

*Quick to learn and able to understand audiences

*Able to work independently

*Native or near-native English speaker

*Confident decision-maker who bases decisions on hard evidence and numbers ( Trust me bro’
doesn’t count)

*Overall a kind and fun person

Ideal Candidate (not required):

*Experience writing/editing scripts for videos and podcasts is good to have but not a disqualifier

*Degree or relevant experience in Marketing Communication, Journalism, or similar

*Experience in OTT or video industry in general (Nice to have but not a deal-breaker)

*Good sense of content trends

*Ability to predict and identify gaps in the market

*Working knowledge of WordPress

How to Apply

*Click on the Apply Button and fill in the formWe review the applications and email candidates who qualify for the second round *The qualified candidates will be asked to do a test task: usually a video of yourself answering a few questions *After we review the submissions, we will organize a Skype interview with the successful candidates Uscreen is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. The determination to move applicants forward in our hiring process will be based on how the candidates’ skills, qualifications, knowledge, and experience meet the requirements of the position as outlined in this job posting. Please note that due to the large number of applications received, that we are thrilled about, we are only able to respond to qualified candidates at this time.  Should you be selected to move forward in the recruiting process you will be notified within 2-weeks of your submission.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 31 days.

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