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Writer, Editor

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Company Location:
San Francisco
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US
Job Location:
Local
Level:
Mid-Level
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Category:
SEO
Posted on:
May 9, 2022
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Job Description

Plaid is looking for an experienced writer to produce and review long-form, in-depth content that offers the internet’s best answers to finance-related questions and topics.

At Plaid, our mission is to unlock financial freedom for everyone. There has never been a better time than now to start building the future of fintech with us. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.

We are looking for an experienced writer to produce and review long-form, in-depth content that offers the internet’s best answers to finance-related questions and topics. This person will be an integral part of Plaid’s Content Marketing team to help us scale our search driven content program aimed at amplifying Plaid’s thought leadership and brand awareness, capturing quality inbound search traffic, generating leads, and increasing revenue.

In this role, you will be responsible for conceptualizing, structuring, writing, and editing long-form, search-optimized articles, driving content production from start to finish. You should understand the principles of SEO, what makes a post most useful for searchers, and how to structure your writing to match reader intent and drive reader engagement.

If you’re interested in building high quality content to advance our mission of unlocking financial freedom for everyone, then let’s chat! As a note, please include links to four (preferably long-form) SEO-optimized writing samples in your application.

What Excites Us

  • SEO enthusiasts - we are looking for a writer/editor who has at least 3 years experience in search driven content production and finds Organic Search to be a fun and fascinating challenge!
  • An audience first mindset - someone who prioritizes reader experience, while producing content to drive traffic and leads
  • Excellent project management skills - someone who can drive, organize, and own projects from start to finish
  • Strategic thinkers who know how to break down business problems/solutions to build compelling narratives
  • Initiators - candidates who see opportunities and think strategically about how to produce the intended outcomes
  • A growth mindset - candidates who give, receive and act on constructive feedback
  • Attention to detail - people who take deep pride in producing standout work
  • Excellent writing and editing skills used to produce assets that are: Well structured for scannability and readability; Grammatically correct; Concise and pleasing to read
  • Preferred but not required: Experience working in financial services or writing for clients in the financial services sector and/or experience writing for tech, B2B, SaaS, and fintech companies

What Excites You

  • Having a sense of ownership in your work
  • Developing well-researched, high-quality content that stands out from the competition
  • Making an impact for a company that is on a mission to democratize financial servicesLearning about trends, innovations and new products in fintech and financial services
  • Working cross-functionally and collaborating with a wide range of team members, including writers, SEO and content strategists, product marketers, designers and engineers
  • Continually learning and growing

Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations@plaid.com.

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