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Company: LaunchSquad
Position:
Content Writer at LaunchSquad
Location:
California
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 16, 2013
Job ID: 1517903

Description:

LaunchSquad, a leading tech PR agency in San Francisco, is searching for a versatile in-house writer to support client teams across the agency. We’re looking for someone who has a passion for long-form writing, loves to break the story first and devours anything tech.

The Content Writer will work closely with our in-house editorial team and will be responsible for researching, writing, and editing client materials, from press releases and CEO abstracts and bios to contributed articles and blog posts. LaunchSquad’s client base includes consumer and business focused emerging-technology companies across a range of industries, so the ideal candidate will be able to adapt voice and messaging to varying audiences. Determination and dedication to delivering high-quality content on short deadlines is a must. The right candidate will have a willingness to deconstruct and solidify difficult stories and an interest in becoming a subject matter expert across multiple technology and business sectors.

LaunchSquad offers a fast-paced, fun and rewarding work environment. We're looking for candidates who have an independent, creative streak and a whatever-it-takes attitude with clients and teams. This opportunity is a dynamic role for someone interested in delivering impeccable content that gets to the heart of a story in short order.

Responsibilities

  • Research, write and polish long-form materials across all client teams
  • Craft voice, message, and story specific to varying target audiences and business objectives
  • Collaborate with client and editorial teams to determine focus points and messaging
  • Produce high-quality content quickly and efficiently on deadline
  • Fact check, copyedit and publish content to web

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years experience writing for fast-paced digital publications, preferably covering business and technology topics
  • Strong writing and grammar skills; fluent in AP/Chicago style guidelines
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direct supervision
  • Excellent time management, organization and attention to detail with the ability to manage competing deadlines
  • Intuitive storyteller and creative thinker
  • A sense of humor helps too

For more information about the Squad, visit http://www.launchsquad.com. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume via the following link: http://launchsquadpr.theresumator.com/apply/68BxOm/Content-Writer-At-LaunchSquad.html?source=Journalism+Jobs.

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