At Medium, words matter. We are building the best place for reading and writing on the internet ? a place where today's smartest writers, thinkers, experts, and storytellers can share big, interesting ideas; a place where ideas are judged on the value they provide to readers, not the fleeting attention they can attract for advertisers.
The copywriter will convey Medium's mission and brand to the world. You'll play a pivotal role in communicating Medium's value proposition and features in the Medium product and our marketing efforts. You'll work hand-in-hand with the product, design, and marketing teams to craft both compelling prose and innovative micro-copy that guides people through their relationship with Medium.
You have 2+ years working as a professional copywriter, with experience with both brand / marketing copy, and in-app microcopy. You should love taking a project from concept through to execution, finding just the right words to express an idea. You should have strong communication skills, an ability to quickly and effectively incorporate feedback from multiple stakeholders, and a \"test and learn\" attitude.
What will you do?
* Translate value propositions and UX needs into compelling in-app copy that motivates users to take appropriate action(s)
* Work with marketing and outside agency partners to establish our new brand voice and share our mission
* Carry this voice across multiple surfaces by writing best-in-class copy that helps people understand why Medium is right for them
* Write copy for product and marketing projects designed to communicate the value of Medium to new users and members
* Participate in marketing and product brainstorming sessions, and collaborate with product marketing, product managers, and designers around how we best to use words to communicate with users
Who you are:
* You cultivate sense of empathy for the user
* You thrive on finding ways to say things that mean something
* You work well with colleagues in person and remotely
* You have 2+ years of copy experience in marketing and product contexts
* You have a portfolio of work samples you can share
* You love trying new things and learning what works
At Medium, we foster an inclusive, supportive, fun yet challenging team environment. We value having a team that is made up of a diverse set of backgrounds and respect the healthy expression of diverse opinions. We embrace experimentation and the examination of all kinds of ideas through reasoning and testing. Come join us as we continue to change the world of digital media. Medium is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested? We'd love to hear from you.
This position is based in New York.