Content Writer

BLASTmediaMarketing 3-5 Years

Job Description

BLASTmedia is an equal opportunity employer that believes a diverse and inclusive set of thoughts and perspectives creates better business outcomes and better humans — all are valued and welcome to apply. Please feel free to note which pronouns you use in the application questions section (For example - she/her/hers, he/him/his, etc).

As a content writer, you will have the opportunity to write compelling content on behalf of a variety of B2B SaaS brands across the country. In this role, you will work with our PR account teams and agency content manager to produce content for marketing and media relations campaigns. You’ll assist in uncovering topics and gathering information, turning outlines into cohesive, compelling content including blogs, byline articles, and other ghostwritten pieces. Content will be used to position clients and the agency as thought leaders and fulfill editorial requests for content from national and trade media outlets.

WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO
*Write creative, audience-appropriate content that supports our clients, including blog posts, bylined articles, press releases, ebooks, and case studies
*Ghostwrite articles on behalf of client thought leaders for placement with national, trade, and local media
*Draft speaking and award submissions for clients
*Participate in client conversations on content voice, direction, and story-mining
*Participate in content ideation sessions both internally and with clients, including blog editorial calendars
*Generate questions that assist account teams in leading content ideation sessions
*Write drafts on deadline and evolve content based on client and editor feedback

WHAT YOU'LL NEED
*B.A. in English, journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field
*2+ years of full-time work experience in content marketing, writing, and/or software
*Outstanding writing and editing skills, with a command of grammar, AP style, and devotion to getting the details right
*Proven ability to write drafts quickly, deliver content within specific deadlines and evolve content based on client and editor feedback
*Experience writing for B2B technology companies and/or publications is a plus
*Ability to work both independently and as part of multiple teams, including experience providing feedback on written work
*Ability to maintain a consistent style and voice for each client, as well as write in different styles depending on client and audience
*Experience interviewing subject matter experts and translating complex B2B technologies/concepts for a more general audience is a plus

WHAT WILL MAKE YOU STAND OUT
*Strong understanding of online media channels, trends, search engine optimization (SEO)
*Experience working at or on behalf of a SaaS or other B2B technology brand
*Tech journalism experience
*Experience working with PR (internally with a team or externally with an agency)
*Familiarity with ghostwriting for C-Suite executives

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER
*Energetic, collaborative environment
*Flexible paid time off (unlimited)
*Hybrid work policy (2 days in the office) - or remote depending on role
*$750 each year for continuing education
*4 paid mental health “Can’t do it days” annually
*401K matching, health insurance, and 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave
*13 paid holidays per year
*FREE FRIDAYS (no internal/external meetings, get your work done, enjoy your weekend)
*Regular think tanks, lunch & learns with external and internal speakers
*Regular volunteer and social events

WHAT WE'VE BEEN UP TO
*AdAge 2022 Best Place To Work award winner
*Named one of Indiana’s Best Places to Work for seven years running (2022 included)
*Inc. 5000 workplace (2022)
*Named Best Large Agency of the Year by the US Agency Awards in 2021
*Named B2B Agency of the Year in 2021 by Bulldog Reporter
*Named PR Agency of the Year in 2021 by Business Intelligence Group
*Currently ranked the #1 PR agency on G2
*Winner of Powderkeg Culture Awards and multiple nominations for TechPoint’s MIRA *Exceptional Employer of the Year
*Agency podcast SaaS Half Full was named Top 100 marketing podcasts
*Top 20 technology agencies in the US (based on revenue)

WHAT IS SAAS?
*Not too familiar with SaaS? It’s no problem — many of us were in your shoes when we started at BLASTmedia. Here’s what you need to know:
*SaaS stands for software-as-a-service
*The SaaS delivery model is where software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted on external servers in the cloud (not hosted in servers on-premise). *SaaS products can be accessed from any device with an internet connection and a web browser
*Well-known SaaS companies you’ve probably heard of include Salesforce, Zoom, and Slack
*SaaS is a huge market and growing at a rapid pace, with more than 15,000 SaaS companies globally and 80% of businesses using at least one SaaS application.

The responsibilities are many, various, and not limited to those written in this document.

Posted On

September 21, 2022