ACI Participant (Full Time) - XLR8HI, Content Writer

XLR8HI is looking for a Content Writer to join our editorial team and enrich our websites with new blog posts, newsletters, guides, and marketing copy. In addition to producing copy and content fromscratch, the Content Writer responsibilities include conducting thorough research on industry-related topics, generating ideas for new content types and proofreading articles before publication. If you’re familiar with producing online content and have an eye for detail, we’d like to meet you. Please share samples of your work or portfolio of your published articles, along with your application. Ultimately, you’ll deliver quality writing pieces that appeal to our audiences, attract customers and boost brand awareness.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research industry-related topics (combining online sources, interviews and studies)

  • Write clear marketing copy to promote our products/services

  • Prepare well-structured drafts using Content Management Systems

  • Proofread and edit copy and content before publication

  • Submit work to editors for input and approval

  • Coordinate with marketing and design teams to illustrate articles

  • Coordinate with marketing and design teams to ensure timely publication

  • Conduct simple keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase web traffic

  • Promote content on social media

  • Identify customers’ needs and gaps in our content and recommend new topics

  • Follow industry-related news and generate ideas around trending topics

  • Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)

  • Update website content as needed


Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a Content Writer, Copywriter or similar role

  • Portfolio of published articles

  • Experience doing research using multiple sources

  • Familiarity with web publications

  • Experience using social media for business

  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English

  • Time management skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)

  • Familiarity with SEO guidelines and keyword research tools (e.g. Moz and Google Keyword Planner) a plus

  • BSc in Marketing, English, Journalism or related field


About XLR8HI

As Hawaii’s Entrepreneurship Center, XLR8HI provides interactive business assistance and investment programs for founders, business owners, and entrepreneurs at all stages. Our goal is to empower Hawaii’s business community with the skills, connections, and resources they need to achieve business success. More than an organization, XLR8HI is a community movement that brings together people, opportunities, and ideas to drive entrepreneurship and innovation forward.

 

Employment Type: Full Time

Compensation: $18.00 to $25.00 / Hourly

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