Content Writer

By | September 30, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Content Writer

Salary : $58,800 a year

Company : Github

Location : Remote US

We’re looking for someone who thinks like a marketer and acts like a journalist to bring GitHub’s content to life in creative ways for more than 90 million developers.

This role isn’t about just sharing a message but actively connecting developers and IT leaders with everything that’s happening in technology software development and within GitHub. This role requires the ability to think high-level and long-term but also creating content that tells interesting and engaging stories and drives the desired results. Knowledge of the software development industry is preferred.

This person will join the Content Marketing team working cross-functionally with teams like Brand Integrated Demand Digital Product Marketing Design and Developer Relations. The best candidates will be great writers curious individuals empathetic and know how to ask the right questions. An understanding of and first-hand experience with developers’ challenges is a bonus.

The team’s work is highly visible so candidates should be comfortable working with executives and senior leadership. Excellent communication and collaboration skills high levels of compassion for colleagues and the developer community and eagle-eyed editing skills are absolutely required—as is the ability to work on several projects simultaneously.

Where you come in:

  • Partner with campaign managers and subject matter experts to bring product solutions to life test new and creative content approaches to connect with the community and customers and infuse everything with the GitHub voice along the way
  • Advise stakeholders on content distribution and production strategies
  • Write and edit content for GitHub web properties including headlines body copy and long-form web content
  • Implement SEO strategies into site content
  • Work with project managers campaign managers site and creative teams to meet deadlines
  • Apply data-driven learnings to iterate and improve
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Explain highly technical complex concepts and features succinctly and in a way that deeply resonates with GitHub’s audiences
  • Brainstorm workshop and ideate pitches and articles
  • Ghost write for executives and internal influencers
  • Conduct interviews and partner with subject matter experts to create compelling narratives
  • Work data and research into articles and content
  • Bonus: experience creating social content scripting videos and working on campaigns

What it takes to succeed:

  • Minimum of 6 years experience in editorial journalism content strategy or writing roles for technical audiences
  • Experience with both short- and long-form writing including but not limited to creating website copy emails blog and case studies for external audiences preferably technical audiences
  • A portfolio of content and campaign work that shows versatility and creativity
  • History of working with cross-functional stakeholders executing strategies to deliver excellent solutions and managing cross-functional projects
  • Ability to see top down and bottom up—can move seamlessly between high-level strategic thinking and more nuanced tactical lenses
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Experience working closely with executives and senior stakeholders
  • Ability to be nimble empathetic and collaborative
  • Demonstrated ability to work calmly and maintain good judgment in high-stress environments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong editing abilities and attention to detail

Bonus: Knowledge of the software development industry and experience writing for the developer community as well as IT decision makers

(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $58800 to maximum $124800 + bonus + equity + benefits.

  • Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired in Colorado.

Location: In this role you can work remotely from anywhere in the United States or onsite in one of GitHub’s U.S. offices (San Francisco Bellevue Raleigh).


Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together to solve challenging problems and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed – Trust by Default – Ship to Learn – Own the Outcome – Growth Mindset – Global Product Global Team – Anything is Possible – Practice Kindness

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 many Hubbers work snack and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here:

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!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

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