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IGNITE XDS CAREERS

Content Writer

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

Ignite XDS is looking for a content writer that has the demonstrated ability to deliver inspired and effective copy and web content that engages the reader, serves the end business goal, and maintains client brand consistency across all mediums. The ideal candidate will be passionate about writing pristine copy day-in and day-out. We are only looking for candidates that keep a keen eye for accuracy, that are dedicated to constantly evolving, that push boundaries, that have the grit to never settle for average, that have a teamwork attitude, and that have the drive to produce amazing work each and every day.

As a content writer at Ignite XDS you will be expected to demonstrate your knowledge of the most effective techniques within content development that inspire and convert readers while supporting SEO goals. You will be collaborating with our team of designers, developers, content writers, and project managers. Content direction will often be provided by our lead creatives, however, we will also expect you to come up with your own unique concepts while taking the personal initiative to complete projects with minimal supervision. You must exhibit strong organization and time management skills, with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO DO:

  • Brainstorm, research, write and edit creative, marketing-focused copy that inspires, informs, and sells from the consumer’s point of view
  • Develop client personas and write dynamic copy that aligns with the brand voice and tone
  • Express the unique voice and tone of our clients through their print and digital content
  • Develop, write, and edit copy for both print and digital mediums, including long-form website content
  • Identify and write strong call-to-action copy for both short-form and long-form content
  • Utilize successful SEO practices that produce high-ranking search results
  • Understand and demonstrate content performance through reporting and analytics
  • Self-manage projects and aggressive deadlines (both short term and long term) while maintaining creative excellence
  • Listen and take direction well – accuracy and attention to detail are critical
  • Interpret client needs and task requirements to efficiently produce and deliver effective content that serves the end user and business goal
  • Utilize strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with team members and clients
  • Document ongoing progress and status on all assigned projects through Asana
  • Adapt to changing priorities
  • Accept new challenges
  • Be curious, passionate, and accountable


WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Experience in brand messaging: Writing content within strict brand standard and persona voices, while working with a team to evolve a brand
  • The right candidate must LOVE writing and be able to implement both creative and technical writing styles
  • Experience writing digital content, including websites, content pages, and digital ads
  • Strong knowledge of current SEO best practices, backed by proven success
  • Ability to write copy across various industries and within each client’s voice and brand
  • A desire to pursue growth and learning through your role in the organization
  • Ability to maintain high quality work while meeting tight deadlines
  • Strong organizational, time-management, and communication skills
  • B.A. in English, journalism, marketing, or related field experience.
  • 2+ years professional experience
  • PORTFOLIO – demonstrating professional projects and skill set
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