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3 Feb 2024

Full-Time Writer

Instrument – Posted by rj-ninja Portland, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Writer required

Instrument is a digital product and brand experience agency of more than 400 talented people on a dozen different teams, each focused on particular clients and dedicated to producing best-in-class work. Our shift to a remote-first model has only strengthened and diversified our company culture, and we’re committed to career advancement, personal support, and a healthy work/life balance for everyone we hire.

Instrument partners with the world’s most ambitious companies to create transformational change through best-in-class digital products and communications. From day one, we’ve been committed to making this a place where people can make the best work of their career — sustainably.

Writers at Instrument work on focused teams, together with strategists, designers, producers, and developers. Collaboration is more than a buzzword here; you’ll be working closely with colleagues and clients that have diverse perspectives and expertise. Writers contribute to every imaginable type of project, and advocate for the importance of well-chosen words in every space.

We’re looking for an expert at writing for brands and their digital experiences. From finely-tuned marketing copy for websites to bold brand manifestos, you’re fluent in the digital space and can weigh the importance of every ounce of copy. As a consummate word nerd, you know how to balance perfect grammar with the cadence of a brand’s voice and tone.

At every stage in a project’s life-cycle, you find, manifest, and sharpen narratives; uncovering insights and crafting language that anchors and inspires teammates and clients. You act as a translator, working to establish common language—from insight to concept, concept to reality, and strategy to action.

What You’ll Do

  • Think conceptually
  • Write clearly, quickly, and efficiently
  • Dive into understanding a client’s business and care about their problems
  • Help synthesize insights from project discovery to empower your team
  • Provide options and rationale as your work is considered by teammates and clients alike
  • Craft pitches, concepts, marketing and UX copy, manifestos, scripts, storyboards, and whatever other deliverables communicate a client’s message
  • Write in a human voice for technical concepts and digital products
  • Collaborate inclusively and openly with multi-disciplinary teammates and clients

What You’ll Bring

  • An array of digital writing experience – Brand, UX, Marketing, and Product
  • An outstanding portfolio of published pieces of varying styles
  • Ability to apply a brand’s voice to various product or program areas
  • Ability to synthesize, recognize patterns, and make sense of complex inputs
  • Fluid multi-disciplinary collaboration
  • Curiosity about people and their needs
  • Internal spell check and grammar police
  • Positive attitude
  • Independent spirit

What We Offer

  • Remote Work Environment
  • Competitive Compensation, learn more about our compensation philosophy here
  • Pay Equity Practices & Transparency
  • Intentional Career Development (ongoing & for each stage of your growth)
  • Annual Profit Sharing
  • 401(k) Matching with Immediate Vesting
  • Comprehensive Medical (including Mental Health coverage), Vision, and Dental Insurance (effective your first day)
  • Meaningful Time Away Policies & Practices
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Monthly Wellbeing & WFH Stipend
  • Annual Professional Development Budget

Job Categories: Remote Writing Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.


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