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Marketing Content Lead

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January 5, 2022
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Job Description

Distributed is looking for a solid writer to create content that informs and engages top brands and developers.

We're a software development company building the world's Elastic Workforce, reinventing work and challenging the assumption that a local team = the best team.

We help businesses deliver technical projects better than ever before through our platform and on-demand Elastic Teams™. Customers use our platform to scope any software project and are then paired with a fully managed Elastic Team of the world's best permanent freelancers that deliver it.

We are backed by Guinness Asset Management, Fuel Ventures and Capita; just secured £5m in Series A funding; and are growing at 500% per year. We are now hiring a number of exciting roles to add to our fully remote team for exceptional growth ahead.

As a member of the team, you'll be working with scientists, engineers, product managers, salespeople and operational leaders from a diverse set of backgrounds who are challenging every assumption about the future of work.

Want to know more? read: https://distributed.co/about

The Role

We’re looking for a strong writer to create content that informs and engages leading brands and developers. Reporting into the Marketing Operations Manager and working closely with the CEO, you’ll help execute the overarching content strategy, creating content for Distributed’s blog, podcast and social channels.

As Distributed’s lead content writer, you’ll also provide copy for long-form content and demand generation initiatives, including email newsletters, promotional content, and landing pages.

Core Responsibilities

  • Write content for the company blog, in accordance with Distributed’s brand voice and SEO best practices.
  • Develop content for Distributed’s owned channels to support the social media strategy.
  • Maintain Distributed’s content library, optimizing historical content as appropriate.
  • Edit and improve contributor content.
  • Support the creation of infographics, e-books, and white papers.
  • Provide copywriting support for demand generation initiatives, including email newsletters, event promotional materials, and landing pages.
  • Report on content performance in relation to quarterly KPIs.
  • Stay on the pulse of digital trends and new developments.


  • Experience in content marketing/content marketer.
  • Experience in the technology/SaaS/ad tech industry.
  • Experience working in a start-up environment.
  • Experience writing about tech & tech industry eg. content about software development, the effect of software on society.
  • Freelancing experience.
  • Have thorough knowledge and understanding of social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
  • Have experience writing for digital channels, with an understanding of SEO best practices.
  • Have the ability to analyze content and social performance.
  • Have strong project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Have excellent communication, writing, and proofreading skills.
  • Be a team player who thrives in working collaboratively.
  • Experience/ability to create video & image content a plus, but not essential.


  • Competitive salary (dependent on experience)
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Employee pension plan
  • Vitality private healthcare
  • 34 days of holiday a year (26 days + Bank holidays)
  • Work from anywhere; we're a fully remote company

Application Requirements

Along with your CV, please also submit a sample of writing; a link or web address for a live piece is preferable.

About us

Distributed is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Employees and contractors, as well as prospective employees and contractors, will all be treated equally and fairly. Distributed is committed to ensuring no less favourable treatment is experienced by any current or prospective employee because of any of the protected characteristics under the UK Equality Act 2010 or equivalent local equality legislation.

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