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Codecademy // platform for learning to code
 
Media, Full Time    New York    Posted: Saturday, November 21, 2020
 
   
 
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Hello, World! Codecademy has helped over 45 million people from around the world upgrade their careers with engaging, accessible, & flexible education on programming & data skills. We provide over 200 hands-on interactive lessons ranging from Python to R to Javascript & everything in between. Our learners have gone on to start companies, new jobs, & new lives thanks to what theyve learned with Codecademy, & were thrilled to be working to take that impact to the next level.

Codecademy was started in 2011 by two college students in a dorm room at Columbia that were frustrated by the huge gap between education & employment. A few years later, we are a rapidly growing, diverse team of 100+ in SoHo, NYC. Weve raised over $40m in venture capital funding from top investors including Union Square Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Naspers, Y Combinator, & more.

If you want to help build a business that impacts tens of millions of people each year & helps them lead better lives, join us!

Codecademy is looking for a Freelance B2B Content Writer to create various types of content for our newly-launched business product, Codecademy for Business. Youll work closely with members of our Product Marketing & Business teams, as well as with our Senior Content Marketing manager to create content designed to drive both organic traffic & leads.

This is a contract role, starting at ~10 - 20 hours a week through the end of 2020, with the potential for extension into 2021. 

WHAT YOULL DO

  • Research & write a variety of types of content including blog posts, white papers, one-pagers, case studies, sales collateral, & thought leadership pieces.
  • Understand the Codecademy for Business customer & create content that speaks directly to their needs.
  • Explain the benefits of learning technical skills in a way that resonates with those without technical knowledge or backgrounds.
  • Coordinate with Business & Marketing teams to ensure that content represents the Codecademy brand & supports our business objectives.
  • Craft compelling CTAs to entice readers to take the next step & sign up to learn more about Codecademy for Business.
  • Use SEO guidelines to optimize content.

WHAT YOULL NEED

  • 2-4 years of content marketing our journalism writing experience
  • Excellent writing & editing skills in English
  • Familiarity with SEO
  • B2B experience is a plus
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills, & an ability to work cross-functionally with a variety of partners
  • Experience writing about technical topics in a way thats clear & easy to understand

WHAT WILL MAKE YOU STAND OUT

  • Experience with keyword research
  • Experience creating content for lead nurture programs
  • Experience creating white papers & one-pagers
  • Familiarity with the Codecademy platform
  • Experience writing about topics related to data science, web development, & computer science

APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT 3-5 WRITING SAMPLES IN ORDER FOR THEIR APPLICATIONS TO BE REVIEWED.

At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product & in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- & works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds & beliefs are empowered to better their futures.  

 
 
 
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