Content Writer

Location: St. Louis, MO

Department: Marketing

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Boundless is looking for an experienced Content Strategist and Writer to create materials that evangelize our product suite and solutions. We are looking for a self-motivated, experienced, roll-up-your-sleeves, lover of great content to join our growing marketing team. Locations: St. Louis, MO or Cleveland, OH (other locations to be discussed) the role reports to the VP of Marketing.

 

About Us

 

Boundless is a high-growth software company that offers powerful geospatial solutions commercial enterprises and government organizations. The experts at Boundless enjoy a fun and flexible work environment and exceptional benefits while building, marketing, selling and supporting industry leading geospatial solutions. We make the world's best open geospatial software, and we want you to help us support our engagement with prospects, partners and customers!

 

About You

 

As a Content Strategist and Writer, you will be responsible to develop and create content for print and digital media. Well-researched and accurate content will be produced on tight deadlines. You will communicate with leadership, clients, and potential interview sources. You will help develop and follow the Boundless editorial style guide. You will have excellent writing, spelling and grammar skills.  

And, you will have great attention to detail and an eye for quality, along with the ability to grasp and translate technical capabilities into business benefits. Ultimately, in your role as a Content Strategist and Writer, you’ll deliver quality writing pieces that appeal to our audiences, attract customers and boost brand awareness.

 

Key responsibilities

 

  • Conduct and maintain a content audit, including content on all web properties
  • Develop, manage to, and maintain a marketing editorial calendar
  • Help identify customers’ needs and gaps in our content and recommend new topics
  • Research markets and industries to compare and create content that is innovative and original
  • Research and organize facts and sources
  • Research industry-related topics (combining online sources, interviews and studies)
  • Interview content SMEs
  • Write across a wide variety of topics for multiple platforms (website, blogs, articles, social updates, banners, case studies, guides, white papers, etc.)
  • Create concise, eye-catching, and innovative headlines and body copy
  • Coordinate with marketing and design teams to include appropriate visuals for all content types
  • Consistently brainstorming and collaborating with team for new ideas and strategies
  • Write content with an eye towards supporting SEO strategies and goals
  • Support the promote of content on social media
  • Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)


 

Requirements

  • Very strong written communication skills - must be able to write compelling content
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of individuals
  • Creative and innovative thinker and planner
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel) and Google Docs
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and structure disparate information
  • Appreciation for design as a component of excellent content
  • Excellent understanding of SEO strategy especially as it applies to content
  • Experience doing research using multiple sources
  • Experience with the Wordpress CMS system
  • BA or BS in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Content Strategist with a supporting portfolio
  • Examples of previous content creation and writing samples required for consideration
  • Experience in GIS, geography, computer science, management information systems, or relevant field a plus
  • Open source experience a plus

Boundless Offers

We invest in the best people and treat them right. We offer competitive salaries and great benefits (all the basics, plus three weeks of vacation and lots of snacks). Most importantly, we offer a challenge: to build, market, sell and support software that will help change the status quo. Boundless is a rapidly growing organization focused on bringing the best open enterprise geospatial software to organizations and governments around the world. Our team is distributed from Austria to Argentina, with higher concentrations in St. Louis, New Orleans, Washington DC and Victoria, BC.

How to Apply

Send us your cover letter, resume and writing samples, and make sure to let us know why you're interested in Boundless!

 

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