Posted 9 months ago  

Marketing and UX Copywriter at Doist

Job Description

Our Core Values

They are few, but they are mighty. From creating processes to decision-making and recruiting, we build our five core values into nearly every single thing we do.

  • Independence. Others can trust that youll deliver on time and your teammates dont need to worry about you keeping your word.
  • Mastery. You love what you do and care deeply about the quality of your work, down to the smallest details. Youre continuously learning and pushing yourself to the limits of your ability. Youre never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Communication. Your communication is clear, concise, and engaging whether youre explaining a complex idea or providing feedback to a teammate.
  • Ambition & Balance. You aspire to put a dent in the universe. To do this, you set high standards for yourself and those around you. The time you spend on work isnt measured by quantity, but by quality.
  • Impact. Youre able to take a birds eye view to pinpoint and then solve issues that have a high impact on our customers, our team, and our company. Youre committed to the health and success of both your teammates and Doist as a company.

We invite you to visit our blog to learn more about us, our values, and how we work.

Your Role

As a Marketing & UX Copywriter youll be a superhero: both an out-of-the-box creative marketing copywriter and clear, concise, and consistent UX writer. Youll utilize your top-notch creative writing skills to draft, edit, and publish multiple types of content like blog posts, change logs, email newsletters, ad copy, product guides, and fun messages to users. Then youll turn around and build clear, translatable, and (above all) accessible in-app copy based on research and data insights. Finally, youll spin once more to edit others writing with an eye for consistency, brand tone, and storytelling.

Youre also not afraid of data youll be testing your in-app copy hypotheses alongside the research team and your marketing copy hypotheses with campaign data. Lastly, as manager of the style guide, youll be tactfully influencing writers across the company to keep us all educated on best practices with a close eye on accessibility and inclusivity.

On a day-to-day basis youll:

  • Distill technical information into simple, clear copy for change logs, in-app modals, buttons, menus, emails, and more
  • Build and manage the entire in-app copy process to ensure consistency across two apps
  • Work with product designers to influence the product and reduce friction for users
  • Work with translators to audit in-app copy and maintain consistency
  • Manage all email copy, from lifecycle emails to whats new campaigns
  • Write copy for social channels, ads, website landing pages, blogs, and more
  • Maintain the style guide and educate writers company-wide with newsletters and training

About you

Its important to us that the person we hire can thrive and be successful in this role. Reflecting on your past experiences, you have:

  • produced memorable, out-of-the-box product-related ad campaigns
  • crafted product-related blog posts, videos, guides, and more with benefit-driven, compelling storylines
  • managed in-app copy, teaming up with product designers to create clear, accessible user experiences
  • kept accessibility and inclusion at the forefront of your mind, constantly learning about how to center historically marginalized users in order to make a product and campaign better for all
  • edited with a hawk-eye for even the smallest, most minuscule details
  • educated different types of team members about brand style guides, fluidly adjusting your communication style according to the audience you are addressing
  • empathized strongly with users, channeling it into the various types of content that you write, both long- and short-form
  • used information from user research, SEO, traffic analytics, email analytics, marketing data dashboards, and more to inform future copy decisions


Our perks and benefits are designed to provide the freedom and support you need to grow personally and professionally. Heres what that looks like:

The basics

  • Work from anywhere in the world. We never place restrictions on locations.
  • Design your own schedule. Work no more than 40 hours/week.
  • Competitive pay. Our formula-based salary calculation provides a highly competitive rate based on your skills and location.

Expand your professional skills

  • Pursue personal projects. All Doisters get one month per year to spend on a work-related project theyre passionate about
  • Attend conferences. Youll have a recurring budget to spend on attending conferences that grow your professional knowledge, skills, and network.
  • Company retreats. Our annual company-wide retreats are unforgettable.

Craft your ideal work environment

  • Cozy up at a coworking space. Find a coworking space thats right for you, and Doist will cover the expense.
  • Apps and services budget. Youll have a monthly budget to spend on services that help you do your job.
  • Hardware budget. Youll have access to a recurring budget to spend on work-related equipment.

Focus on your well-being

  • Generous time off. Doisters get 8 weeks (40 days) of PTO/year to use as they wish on vacations and national holidays.
  • Parental leave. New parents receive 5 weeks of paid parental leave in addition to 13 weeks of paid pregnancy-related medical leave.
  • Invest in your health and wellness. Youll have a monthly budget to spend on things like gym membership, healthy snacks, massages, health insurance, etc.

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