We’re looking for a web content writer and editor to manage web content for GitHub’s key sites. The person for this role is a web copy master, and they’re thinking about ways to build and scale content, tell a comprehensive story and bring consistency to our editorial strategy and voice. Part strategy, part execution, this role requires the ability to think high-level and long-term but also get into the weeds developing copy site-by-site.
This person will join the Brand Communications team, working with content strategy, web designers, site engineering, product and engineering experts, and marketing leads. Candidates should have a deep and first-hand experience with both writing original web content and copy editing on topics like software development, open source, and technology products. They must also have direct experience building software themselves, either in a professional sense or as a hobbyist. They have a strong understanding of and first-hand experience with developers’ challenges and love the task of connecting fellow developers with the best solutions so they can focus on what matters, building great software. The team’s work is highly visible, so candidates should be comfortable working with executives and senior leadership. Excellent communication and collaboration skills, high levels of compassion for colleagues and the developer community, and eagle-eyed editing skills are absolutely required—as is the ability to multitask and project manage like a pro.
GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.
Customer Obsessed – Trust by Default – Ship to Learn – Own the Outcome – Growth Mindset – Global Product, Global Team – Anything is Possible – Practice Kindness
At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We’ve designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote
We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We’ve designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we’ve built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.
GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don’t discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there’s any way we can make the interview process better for you; we’re happy to accommodate!
Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.
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Position: Web Writer & Editor.