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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are a rapidly growing and focused product team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 250 million people count on Indeed to help them find jobs, make it easy to apply, research companies, and connect qualified candidates to their job openings. With product teams in Austin, Tokyo, Seattle, San Francisco, Singapore and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Base Salary Range: 85,000 - 105,000 USD per year

Your job.

About Indeed Hire

Indeed Hire is a pay-per-hire service that gives companies access to easy and affordable recruiting. We combine powerful technology with attentive Hiring Specialists to help employers find the best people to join their teams. We are a passionate, diverse, entrepreneurial team building a well-funded startup under the Indeed brand, aiming to help employers find great talent faster.

What would you be doing? 

As a Web Writer, you’ll apply your passion for creating clear, concise, transparent and on-brand copy across a range of web and mobile experiences for job seekers and employers.  You’ll assist users by writing clear instructions, intuitive labels and compelling calls to action. You'll partner with product managers, UX designers, researchers, and senior team members to identify unmet or insufficient user communication needs and solve them.

  • Perform review and analysis of existing content across identified flows to identify elements that would benefit from testing and/or optimization.

  • Write clear, concise, usable and useful editorial copy, user interface text, emails and landing page content, and community/social media responses and moderation.

  • Help users figure out what to do next with perceptive decisions about language and wording choices.

  • Partner with subject matter experts to explain products/tools to end-users in an easy-to-understand manner.

  • Ensure that online content supports SEO and follows corporate brand standards, web style guidelines, ADA requirements, legal and compliance and is consistent across multiple experiences, platforms, and touchpoints.

  • Incorporate learnings from analytics data and usability testing into the development of content.

  • Assist with localization efforts to identify and test specific copy changes needed to be relevant and accurate in different locales.

  • Create and maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation.

  • Manage deadlines and deliverables across concurrent projects.

About you.

About You/Qualifications: 

  • BA in English, journalism, advertising, marketing or other relevant field or equivalent education and experience.

  • A minimum of 5+ years of web content production and UI writing experience.

  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills; can fit a complex idea into a handful of words.

  • Passionate advocate of user-centered writing.

  • Understanding of design principles, web writing best practices and how content fits into the user experience.

  • Experience collaborating with designers, engineers and product managers.

  • Able to balance business and marketing needs with user needs for clarity and transparency.

  • Strong technical literacy, with skills in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides as well as basic HTML.

  • Outside-the-box problem-solving capabilities.

  • Knowledge of A/B testing, usability testing, and web analytics.

  • Understanding of SEO principles.

  • Multiple language fluency a plus.

Why Indeed? 

Unique high profile opportunity 

Indeed is making a major investment in content strategy and design. We are aggressively growing a global team and investing in a new, modern, design language. This is an opportunity to use this new design language and take one of the world’s top sites ( - #50 in US, #150 globally per Alexa) to the next level. 

Feel free to check out our design website here to learn more about UX at Indeed.

Your contributions will make a difference 

If you are the type of technical writer that wants to know that what you are doing matters then you'll like our data-driven approach to product development. Working for Indeed you'll be able to confidently describe how your copy has benefited both job seeker and employer’s user experience.  And that means you’ll be helping people get jobs.

Indeed is useful and successful 

People all over the world were looking for jobs last year and they will be looking for them next year. Recruitment is a mature, established industry with billions of dollars flowing through it. We've been profitable for years, and are a market leader not just in the US, but all over the world. 

Indeed provides a variety of benefits that help us focus on our mission of helping people get jobs. 

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