Senior Writer

New York City

CALLING ALL WRITERS WHO ARE… 

Bold enough to find, define, and promote an engaging, yet grounded, point of view
Strategic enough to stake out key territory in the marketplace
Creative enough to go beyond tired cliche language and make data exciting
Compassionate enough to understand (and advocate for) our audience’s needs, wants, and interests
Geeky enough to transform technical product messaging and documentation into compelling, accurate, customer-facing content framed in terms of soft and hard benefits
Analytical enough to use data to surface insights that guide audience selection and messaging 

Sound like you? Ready to join a hardworking team and seeking a big challenge? If yes, the content marketing team at MongoDB has a huge opportunity for you and we want to meet you STAT! 

The Senior Writer will be a critical player in everything from the development of brand campaign materials to thought leadership content to crafting the storyline and supporting content to support our advertising and sales team to drive revenue.

The ideal candidate will have extensive B2B technology writing and creative storytelling experience and a background in database software and technology, software development process, cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software. 

Responsibilities

  • Turn a strategy into compelling creative by partnering with business and marketing leads to develop content that meets brand and business objectives
  • Work with sales and product marketing to design the master storyline, develop and refine content that speaks to specific companies and verticals
  • Write compelling, clear, and high-performing copy to drive value across mediums including digital campaigns, white papers, sales presentations, video scripts, web pages, email, direct mail, and others
  • Become a specialist in our audience segments, relentlessly seeking data and relevant trends to make decisions that improve the impact and effectiveness of content concepts and copy across mediums
  • Synthesize messaging themes and go-to-market strategies into new assets that resonate with our technical audience
  • Translate engineering-focused documentation and other highly technical content into clear and informative material that everyone finds easy to consume
  • Flex from writer to editor, collaborate cross-functionally to ensure outstanding quality, cohesion, and impact of copy across all marketing and product touch points from paid ads to emails, landing pages to video scripts
  • Use qualitative research, copy testing results, and insights to define omni-channel writing best practices and copy guidelines that empower MongoDB content creators to write effectively across channels
  • Be able to work with external vendors/freelancers to provide clear creative direction and timely/useful feedback to improve creative processes

About You

  • 8+ years of experience as a copywriter covering database technology, cloud systems, and enterprise software, capable of producing content covering the full breadth of MongoDB’s product suite
  • In-depth understanding of the marketing lifecycle and proven track record building engaging copy across channels and mediums
  • Track record of attracting, retaining, and growing an audience through the use of compelling content in brand campaigns, direct response advertising, email, and video
  • You have a growth mentality, a positive approach, and tend to seek team and company success over self-promotion
  • REQUIRED: Portfolio featuring examples of outstanding omni-channel writing solutions

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