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23 Sep 2023

Contract Writer, All Levels

Instrument – Posted by remotejobsninja Portland, Oregon, United States

Job Description

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

Pay Range

  • The expected pay range for this role is $53-84 per hour , but will depends on the level in which you are engaged
  • Our company has three regional pay bands that it adheres to depending on your location, we reference them as US 1, US 2, and US 3.
  • US 3 is our base pay. Examples of cities in US 3 are Portland, Houston and Miami.
  • US 2 pay is 7.5% higher than US 3 to meet the market rates. Examples of cities in US 2 are Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle.
  • US 1 pay is 15% higher than US 3 to meet market rates. Examples of cities in US 1 are Brooklyn and San Francisco.
  • If you are curious which region you are in, please apply and get connected with our recruiting team!

Job Categories: Remote Writing Jobs. Job Types: Contract.

Job expires in 36 days.

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