Great Communicator

Posting ID : A1068290386
Date Posted : 2015-08-17
Category : Writing Editing

We're looking for a great communicator and organizer who can work in two capacities: content writer and compliance monitor.

We're a small software start-up in Manhattan and we're looking for another smart person to join our team. Marketing experience is a big plus, but not a requirement. However, it would be swell if you're smart, quick, and tech savvy, because things move pretty fast and your responsibilities can grow with your abilities.

Content Writer Responsibilities

You need to be able to write clear and appealing copy for:
email campaigns
support articles
help desk items
and more

We push out a lot of copy, and it all needs to have personality while being exceedingly, even excessively, accessible. As an example, the previous sentence had some personality, but was not terribly user-friendly.

You'll help organize the marketing efforts, which are mostly inbound. Familiarity with HubSpot looked upon very favorably.

Stay on top of marketing trends, both in content and form. If you don't currently know marketing, that's fine, as long as you're a quick learner.

Compliance Monitor Responsibilities

Help us keep companies in line! Monitor the behavior of companies with which we do business to make sure they're following the rules.

Communicate via email and phone with representatives who may not want to impart information that they are required to share. Be persistent, creative, thick-skinned, and observant.

You need to be very organized and a great note-taker, because you'll be collecting and tracking a lot information. You must be able to report back on that information, noting both:
specific transactions and communications in detail
patterns in that information

Some things you should know about us and the job:
We're not in a glamorous industry, but we're a tech start-up with a lot of the benign start-up attributes.
We are a small crew of fewer than 10, so please be a nice person; mean people have a disproportionate impact.
You'll have two major job functions, but you may be asked to contribute in a number of different ways to help the company.
Finally, not to be difficult, but please don't waste our time and your time. If you had to look up any of the words in this posting, you're probably not qualified for the job.

This is a full time position.
Salary: $60,000/year plus health insurance
Start date: as soon as possible

If you'd like to apply, please send us the following:
1) Cover letter in the body of your e-mail. Please keep in mind that we will get dozens or hundreds of responses, so make it easy for us to point at your response and say "we need to interview that person."
2) Rsum in .pdf format. (Please do NOT paste your resume into the body of the e-mail.)
3) Two writing samples. Short and zippy would be nice, but whatever you have that shows what you can do.
4) The job title (such as it is) in the subject line.

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