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Gorilla 76

Thinker & Writer

Content – St. Louis, Missouri
Department Content
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Since our work is almost entirely web-based, this job focuses heavily on delivering long-form content such as educational articles, white papers, case studies, downloadable guides and website copy. Additionally, this writer will lead social media initiatives (primarily LinkedIn) and email marketing efforts.

Applicants MUST have excellent interviewing skills (meaning, you need to be good at interviewing our clients in order to write strong content) and should be comfortable learning new industries inside and out.

A journalism, English, marketing and/or advertising school background is a must. SEO and inbound marketing knowledge is a bonus, as is an understanding of brand positioning and how it pertains to great business.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Conduct research to understand clients' industries, business models, products, services, etc.
  • Interview client experts to understand industry trends and issues and how they affect their customers
  • Keep up with industry developments through trade journals, newsletters and other research in order to suggest trending topics for coverage and anticipate customer needs
  • Write long-form informational content  related to clients' industry trends including white papers, case studies and blog posts
  • Ensure work is on-brand and on-strategy 
  • Manage social media (primarily LinkedIn) for clients
  • Write and assemble monthly client newsletters
  • Write website copy for site builds as needed by clients
  • Basic use of CMS (content management system)

Requirements

  • Journalism, English, marketing and/or advertising school background
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating long-form writing samples
  • Love of long-form writing
  • Desire to build B2B industrial brands
  • Meticulous editing skills
  • Exceptional strategic thinking skills and ability to apply to content writing
  • Very strong research and interviewing skills
  • Availability to work from our St. Louis office
  • Must have the drive to learn and to be great at what you do

By applying for this position, you are certifying that the information provided on this application form and any other documents provided to Gorilla 76 are complete and accurate. If asked to provide work samples, you are certifying that samples provided were created by you. Withholding information or providing false information will result in a refusal to hire or termination of your employment. This application is valid for 90 days, and you must reapply for consideration beyond 90 days.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle and policy at Gorilla 76, where employment is based upon your capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, citizenship status, marital status or any other legally protected characteristic. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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  • Location
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Department
    Content
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
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