Content Writer - Technical/Marketing (FT, Remote)

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About HiringThing

HiringThing is online software that helps companies post jobs online, manage applicants and hire great employees. We were founded in 2012 with the mission to deliver intuitive, easy-to-use recruiting software across multiple sales channels and product types.

HiringThing operates in a flexible startup environment where employees can be hands-on in helping build a new company. This is a remote position, so successful applicants will thrive the ability to work from home. Our team stays connected through daily communication and regular video calls.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for a tech-savvy and creative content writer to join our Marketing team. The ideal candidate must have experience developing both technical documentation and marketing content. This position requires both creative-style and technical knowledge, including demonstrated experience writing content for SaaS technologies and API documentation as well as short- & long-form marketing materials.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Develop and edit high-quality technical documentation (including API documentation, how-to guides, and release notes), as well as marketing content (including e-books, whitepapers, and sales materials).
  • Track and lead content projects, including reviewing, editing, and updating new and existing content and documentation.
  • Develop creative and compelling marketing content to support our brand, sales team, and partners.
  • Work closely with the marketing team to plan and execute key content initiatives.
  • Rewrite and reorganize the existing document library to improve developer productivity.
  • Collaborate and build strong relationships with cross-functional teams (marketing, engineering, product management, and client services) to gather requirements and relevant information necessary for documentation.
  • Ensure superior accuracy, clarity, and consistency across all written content[.
  • Maintain a consistent voice and tone across all marketing and technical content.
  • Define and maintain timelines for content updates.

IDEAL CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of 4 years of combined content technical and marketing writing experience (minimum)
  • The ability to write, edit, and proofread copy while maintaining brand consistency and clarity
  • Experience with SaaS marketing and technology
  • The ability to collaborate with engineering, product management and client services to gather feature information and specifications
  • Experience writing and editing technical communication, such as API documentation
  • Experience writing marketing content, such as eBooks, whitepapers and web content
  • Strong content sourcing skills, including interviewing and research
  • Strong knowledge of documentation tools
  • Understanding of SEO principles

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • You love to pitch creative content ideas based on the collateral that sales, marketing and product needs.
  • You have superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • You have a keen eye for detail and exceptional proofing skills.
  • You can submit a stellar portfolio with recent examples of documentation and marketing materials you have written.
  • You see yourself as a self starter — always hungry to achieve and learn.
  • You are easily adaptable — open to the change of a startup environment.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere.
  • You possess excellent communication and active listening skills.
  • You can prioritize, work independently, manage time effectively and follow through on tasks/responsibilities.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • 401(k) plan with Roth and Standard options
  • $100/month telecom reimbursement
  • Up to $50/month fitness reimbursement
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Comprehensive benefits offered to eligible employees
  • Opportunity to contribute in a hands-on manner to the growth and direction of the Company
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Opportunity for professional development 
  • 8 annual paid holidays for full-time employees

Applicants will be asked to complete a brief assessment as part of the application process. This will take approximately 20 minutes and cannot be re-entered once you exit the process. Please allow enough time to complete the assessment. Thank you.

Location: St. Louis, MO
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