Content Creator – New York

  • TransferWise
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Content Marketing

Job Description

The company

TransferWise is the smart new way to transfer money internationally, with a global mission to make the world of finance fairer.

Co-founded by Skype’s first employee and backed by some of the planet's most experienced entrepreneurs, including Sir Richard Branson, TransferWise uses an innovative peer-to-peer system to slash the costs of sending money between countries. Over 1 million people use TransferWise to transfer money internationally, collectively saving hundreds of millions of dollars a month in fees.

There are over 600 employees from more than 50 countries working for TransferWise. It’s a global community. Come and join the fun.

The job

We’re looking for a content co-ordinator to join our growing creative team in New York City. Written content plays a huge role in fuelling growth at TransferWise and we’re just getting started. You’ll be at the center of that. It’ll be fun, fast-paced, and you’ll have the enviable task of creating the best content marketing in the known universe.

What will you be doing?

  • Commissioning, editing and writing high quality, readable and shareable content. You’ll brainstorm new story ideas to reach new audiences and be responsible for their delivery.
  • Working with the North America team’s content and marketing manager to create articles that will be read by millions of people from all walks of life.
  • Managing the team’s content production pipeline, formatting articles, sourcing beautiful imagery and organizing a team of freelance writers to produce great writing for our blog (transferwise.com/us/blog).
  • Meticulously and efficiently organizing a workflow of content that helps build TransferWise into one of the most respected and exciting financial brands in the world.
  • Analyzing what works, what doesn’t and what we could be doing better.
  • Writing ads to distribute our content marketing and publishing them on various social media platforms.

What skills do you have? What type of person are you?

  • You are an impeccable writer and editor. You can spot a missing apostrophe from 50 yards. In fact, you’ve already seen (and been appalled by) five spelling mistakes and grammatical errors in this job listing. (Spotted them? Please point them out to us in your application).
  • You proofread meticulously and tirelessly polish your writing. You know how to take a long-winded paragraph and create something snappy, compelling, and readable.
  • You’re organized, structured and have great planning skills. You’ll be working on several projects and will need to be on top of everything. When you see a project that lacks structure, you don’t stand on ceremony; you build a system to manage it!
  • You’re fascinated by different cultures and you’re itching to tell their stories.
  • You have an inquisitive, creative and open mind. You take and give straightforward feedback.
  • You’ll need to show initiative and take responsibility for delivering your work.
  • You’ve had at least 1-2 years of writing or editing experience.

Sound right for you?

If so, please fill submit two pieces of writing from your portfolio that you’re particularly proud of, with an explanation of why you’re proud of them. What was it you set out to achieve when you wrote them and how did you set about it? Please also attach your resume.

Want to know more?

To find out a bit more about what it’s like to work at TransferWise — plus a full run through of our employee benefits — visit our careers page.

 

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Some important stuff we would like you to know

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process.

We want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form. You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype.

Please don’t send anything to the adjustments address if you’re a recruiter, or if you’re making a speculative application. We do work with recruiters from time to time – but only through LinkedIn. And we only accept job applications when a position is actually open. So you’re better off just checking the recruitment pages regularly.