At edX, our mission is to offer world-class education to everyone, everywhere around the world, allowing them to gain the in-demand skills and knowledge that will lead to career and lifelong success. We are a non-profit organization with more than 21 million learners on our platform, choosing courses from our 2,600+ course catalog, from one of our 140+ university and institution partners - including Harvard, MIT, Oxford, and Microsoft. We offer courses, Professional Certificate programs, MicroMasters® programs, and fully accredited online Master’s Degrees to fit the various goals of our diverse and global learner base.

edX is looking for an experienced, collaborative copywriter who:

  • Is a versatile writer, creating sharp marketing copy (web, email, social, etc)
  • Can consult on UX copy for interfaces and site messaging when needed
  • Helps develop a coherent and defined voice and tone 

What your day-to-day looks like

  • Support the creation of various email campaigns and other marketing collateral 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to create an inventory of copy needs (product descriptions, attention-grabbing headlines, emails, etc)
  • Offer up your recommendations for how to address and prioritize needs
  • Develop recommendations for voice and tone - think everything from inspirational messaging to navigational labeling
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously
  • Start building out copy development guidelines from the macro to the micro
  • When needed, work with colleagues to experiment and create great experiences, testing ideas and instincts with solid copy and messaging

What you’ll bring

  • At least 2-4 years of professional experience in the software/design/digital world 
  • A portfolio of at least 3 varying work samples that showcase your writing skills
  • Project management skills to manage a few streams of work (and their stakeholders) and deadlines at any given time
  • A flexible mindset - you roll with changes and can respond to new inputs, business needs, and the occasional emergency
  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Communications, Writing, Marketing, or Journalism, a combination of education and work experience, or equivalent professional experience
  • Comfortable creating copy that is easily translated and designed for internationalization

Must be willing to work in our Cambridge, MA office. Sorry, no Visa sponsorship available.

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