Do you love using your talent and love for writing to increase clients’ visibility and improve their marketing strategies?
Do you think creatively and love to turn small ideas into irresistible stories?
Do you want to ditch the boring office job and be part of a team full of passionate and fun individuals?
Do you permanently reside in MD or PA? (This is for tax reasons and cannot be maneuvered around if you’re to become an employee, sorry!)
If you’re feverishly nodding your head, we’ve got the job for you!
WHY YOUR WORK MATTERS
While every company has a unique story, a common challenge is the lack of resources and/or expertise to tell it. That’s why our content creators are a critical part of our clients’ brand marketing strategies.
As a content creator, you’re an efficient researcher, creative writer, and you are quick to understand the unique needs of clients’ target audiences. You take small sparks of inspiration and turn them into big ideas by providing compelling content that quickly educates, engages, and motivates prospects throughout a buyer’s journey.
But it isn’t all creativity and inventive words. Content creators care deeply about clients’ results — continually analyzing content performance metrics to identify even stronger results.
What we’re saying is, you’re a well-rounded, go-getting, creative genius who isn’t afraid to jump right in..
WHAT YOUR LIFE AT RIDE THE SAIL WILL LOOK LIKE
You will write…
-With attention-grabbing headlines
-And a clear, solid structure
-That helps readers achieve a goal or solve a problem
-That adds something new to the conversation
-And engages readers by telling a story
-Supported by new, relevant survey and study data points
-For the way people search — not by keyword stuffing
-That supports the client’s brand messaging
-With a relevant call-to-action
You will manage social media…
-Understand the beauty of short and sweet messaging to captivate the audience through their endless scrolls on social channels.
-Keen eye for visual cues to grab attention.
-Interest for dissecting the social data and finding ways to grow and improve efforts.
WHO WE ARE
We’re steering the marketing ship for our clients. We view ourselves as an extension of their teams — and we believe that’s an honor.
There are calm moments but never dull ones at Ride the Sail. We’re usually hopped-up on coffee as we put our minds together to craft meaningful, business-minded, attention-grabbing content. In between all of that mastery, we make sure there’s time for the things we love (and things we love to hate — like working out). We disconnect for time with our kids (both humans and fur babies), friends and families, and time to just plain be with ourselves. We work overlapping hours but do have flexible schedules to fit in the things that matter most to each of us.
Our combined passions for strategizing and content creation led us together and it’s carrying us into the future.
WHO YOU ARE
Are you excited?
Great, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty details:
Necessary skills and experiences
-In-depth knowledge of AP Style (Even though we refuse to give up our Oxford comma)
-Experience creating content that educates, engages, and motivates an audience
-Understanding of — or ability to quickly learn — buyer-journeys and how to design content to them
-Knowledge of SEO best practices
-A hunger for learning about innovative content development and marketing strategies
-Ability to deliver quality work in a fast-paced, high-volume, deadline-driven environment
-Available to commit up to 20 hours a week with overlapping core hours between 10-4p ET Monday through Friday (flexible schedule — can start earlier in the day or work until later, just need to have some overlap with the noted times)
-Able to work independently, yet as part of a collaborative team (virtually/from home)
-Access to a reliable Internet connection and computer
*Bonus points for*
-Having completed coursework or earned certifications in content marketing, social media, or Google analytics, such as HubSpot’s Inbound and/or Content Marketing certifications, Google Analytics Academy course, or Hootsuite’s Social Marketing certification
-Experience working with content management systems (WordPress and HubSpot)
Why you should join us on this journey
-Working remotely doesn’t mean you’re working alone. We believe in a highly-collaborative team environment where we’re all responsible for each other’s success.
-We’re a family that cares about you as a person. “Employee” isn’t even in our vocabulary — you’ll be part of our team.
-You have the freedom to work from home in your pajamas — or your favorite power outfit.
-Our clients are rockstars with amazing missions.
-You’ll be established as a part-time independent contractor with the opportunity to move into an FT employee position if fitting for everyone!
– Anticipated $1,500/month pay
-The work you do will have a direct impact on the overall success of the company — and our clients’ companies.
To apply, email Marikaye (email@example.com) your resume and an email that includes why this opportunity is of interest to you.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.