Monday, February 26, 2018

Copywriter and Business Analyst

Company: WBR Insights
Website: wbresearch.com
Headquarters: New York, USA


WBR Insights is a team of writers, researchers, and marketers who are passionate about creating exceptional custom content. Industry leaders in retail, finance, travel, field service, procurement, and others turn to us for their targeted research projects to add quantitative value to their marketing and lead gen efforts.

WBR Insights is looking for a part-time copywriter and business analyst to contribute to ongoing industry research, data analysis, and long-form writing projects.This position can be 100% remote from any location in the United States. The ideal candidate will have five (5) years of professional writing experience, preferably in a marketing or research role.He or she should be passionate about learning niche business subjects and writing about them in a compelling way.


Other requirements include:

  • Understanding of, or willingness to learn about, over a dozen unique industries and verticals
  • Ability to read, analyze, an draw conclusions about multiple sets of data in each project
  • Impeccable grammar, punctuation, and syntax; above average vocabulary
  • Capacity to accept constructive criticism and revise texts to meet project goals
  • Experience working with designers or an eye for design preferred
  • Experience with professional copyediting or transcription a plus
Superior candidates could take on additional responsibilities and benefits, to be determined by our marketing manager. For this purpose, superior candidates should have experience with:
  • Directing and regularly interacting with a digital design team
  • Managing the lifecycle of online surveys using SurveyMonkey
  • Sourcing industry experts and interviewing them over the phone

This is a three-month contract position with the likelihood of extension. The contractor must be available to work at least 15 hours per week. We offer flexible scheduling but require the contractor to meet at least once per week during regular Eastern business hours.

To apply, email your resume with (a) at least three published writing samples or (b) a link to your portfolio to chris.rand@wbresearch.com. Please put Copywriter and Business Analyst in the subject line.


Copywriter

Company: Github
Website: https://github.com
Headquarters: United States


GitHub is where more than 27 million people learn, share, and work together to build software.

Our newly founded Brand Marketing Department is building a collaborative team of copywriters, strategists, and event producers who work together as an internal agency for the organization. Reporting to the Head of Content, the role will work within this cross-functional team to develop copy for articles, email, white papers, sales collateral, landing pages, and various product marketing content needs.

The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about creating quality content and has experience writing about software development. Because we function as an internal agency whose motto is “How can we help?” this role requires a dedication to quality customer service.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop copy for a wide range of brand and product marketing needs including articles, emails, white papers, sales collateral, landing pages and more
  • Maintain the GitHub voice across all branded content
  • Copyedit content to ensure proper grammar and tone based on GitHub’s style manual
  • Work closely with stakeholders throughout the team and the broader organization to gather content requirements
  • Collaborate with the Design and Marketing Operations teams to get projects shipped


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience as a copywriter with a portfolio showing a wide range of projects
  • Strong editing skills and ability to write according to a specific style guide
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Understands the software development audience we’ll be writing for
  • Agency experience a plus
  • Experience using GitHub a plus


Who We Are:

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over 24 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 67 million repositories. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com and GitHub Business, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write faster, better code.


What We Value:

  • Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together. 
  • Empathy: We believe in putting people first. 
  • Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence. 
  • Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work. 
  • Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.


Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe. Here is a complete list of where we can hire!

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

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Community Support Specialist

Company: TED
Website: https://www.ted.com
Headquarters: New York, USA


TED is looking for a part-time Community Support specialist, ideally based in the midwestern United States, who can help respond to our community’s inquiries about our various media platforms, programs, and initiatives. This 3-6 month contract position is based remotely but reports virtually to TED’s New York office. The contract can possibly be extended beyond 3-6 months based on performance and team needs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Respond to and resolve TED’s community support issues using in-depth and broad knowledge of the entire TED organization
  • Clarify complex inquiries and direct them to the appropriate TED team
  • Work with the Community Support leads to prioritize user issues as they arise, and create organizational awareness around trending issues as they emerge
  • Work with the leads to flag website or app bugs, and track potential website or app improvements


Requirements:

  • The capacity to be infinitely patient, authentic, and warm with our community
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Possession of a wide range of technical knowledge
  • Comfortable working with technical terms you may not yet understand
  • Comfortable in a startup-like environment where everyone wears multiple hats
  • A collaborative team player who is also comfortable working independently
  • Excited by the prospect of constantly improving our systems for bug tracking and ticketing
  • Capable of and willing to work remotely
  • In possession of a working computer with reliable internet access
  • Ability to pass a short writing test


Experience:

  • At least one year of experience doing customer support, either virtual or customer-facing

A passion for TED talks, and a broad interest in the world – including science/technology, design/architecture, global development, entertainment/arts – are big pluses. Multilingualism (especially in Spanish) is helpful, but not required. Candidates should find fulfillment in details, efficiency, logistics, and consistency, and should be comfortable working in the casual but high-minded work environment of a nonprofit organization.

Also: we only hire extremely nice people!


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