We’re looking for a fellow word lover to join the content marketing team as an editorial associate in our San Francisco office. This position will primarily support content management and development for Zendesk editorial properties (including our blog and online magazine, Relate). Our ideal candidate is willing to do it all—from handling the logistics of posting content on the website to researching, writing, and editing original content for customer experience professionals.
Interested? Show us your stuff! In addition to your resume/CV, please send some writing samples and/or a link to your portfolio or blog.
Prepare, proofread, and publish content for Zendesk and Relate editorial properties
Source, edit, and upload images for Zendesk and Relate content
Assist with managing the editorial calendar for Zendesk and Relate
Assist with production of the Zendesk content digest and the Relate newsletter
Moderate Relate and Zendesk reader comments and engage with the community
Look for opportunities within posts to cross-promote and link to other Zendesk content
Assist with cataloging, tagging, and maintaining our content inventoryWrite content for the Zendesk blog, library, customer section, and the Relate online magazine based on editor’s direction and the editorial calendar themes
Assist our social media team by writing social posts for content as needed
Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, English, or marketing
Experience with writing in a professional setting (a mix of journalism and marketing is ideal)
Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
Strong project management skills and experience working successfully with diverse departments and groups of people
Experience working in customer service and/or with technology companies is a plus
Experience with graphic production, Photoshop, Illustrator, Google Analytics, HTML, and/or WordPress (or a similar CMS) is a huge plus
Passion for the written word, creativity, and content marketing
Demonstrated aptitude for storytelling and sticky content
An eagle eye for detail
A desire to get to know and understand our buyers and the customer service and customer experience industry
A healthy respect for deadlines and the drive to see projects through to completion
A love for most of the following: long discussions on esoteric points of grammar, launching at the local pinseria, storytelling podcasts, tiny food, corgis, and being kind.
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