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Developer Advocate - Content Producer

CircleCI, San Francisco, California

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Our mission is to help people everywhere build and deliver software at the speed of imagination. As a Developer Advocate - Content Producer at CircleCI, you will have extensive influence over our voice, content, community building, and ecosystem.

The ideal candidate is a passionate CircleCI user who loves writing about development practices, helping others, and sharing what they know, but could also be an experienced copywriter with a strong technical background. This person should be reasonably familiar and fluent in technologies like: Docker, AWS, CI/CD, DevOps, Kubernetes, Linux, application development, etc.

As a content producer, you will work in the marketing team, and be responsible for creating and overseeing the production and quality of technical content for our blog and other properties. You will own the growth of our brand-new guest writer community of freelancers for the CircleCI blog, creating systems to help it grow and thrive, including research, topic generation, community building, and quality control. You will be writing and editing blog posts, including testing code snippets. You will also be relied upon for writing marketing copy for landing pages and more, maintaining brand guidelines and writing for multiple audiences.

There is tons of room in this role for producing more creative projects including tutorials, narrative content, and video -- the sky’s the limit!

We value unique voices, and look to create human, useful content. You can get a feel for our team and our brand voice in some of our favorite pieces here:

https://circleci.com/blog/interviewing-as-an-outsider-how-i-finally-got-seen-in-tech/

This is a contract position while a team member is on family leave. We would like this person to start as soon as possible, and work full-time until mid-January.

About CircleCI
CircleCI is the best platform for software teams looking to rapidly build quality projects, at scale. Our intelligent continuous integration and delivery tools are simple yet powerful. Our aim is to provide the wisdom of a connected development ecosystem to every team member making technology decisions.
We run 12M+ builds a month on our platform for companies like Spotify, Kickstarter, Sony, and Coinbase. Over 25,000 organizations and 300,000 developers actively build, test, and deploy on CircleCI.  We’ve raised $59.5M in venture capital from Industry Ventures, Top Tier Capital, Scale Venture Partners, DFJ, Harrison Metal Capital, and Baseline Ventures.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit technical content for the CircleCI blog, including tutorials and code snippets.
  • Manage CircleCI’s Guest Writer Program: including expanding our pool of freelancers, owning the direction of content, and managing the day-to-day of the program
  • Be a point-person for technical questions related to written content
  • Copywriting for a technical audience, including: landing pages, email, conference booths, ads, and other marketing needs as they arise.
  • Ensure communications are technically correct and tonally appropriate for our audience
  • Create new content streams: research papers, videos, interactive tutorials or guides, etc.

About you:

  • You have proven success as a writer for a technical audience.
  • You have experience in marketing or community management.
  • You have a deep understanding of CI/CD and DevOps more generally.
  • You should be familiar with our product and be able to articulate _why_ CircleCI can help engineering teams be more productive, happier, and successful.
  • You are self-directed and strategic: the ideal candidate will be able to set a course, articulate why that course will deliver the highest value and impact to the company, and execute on that direction.
  • You enjoy writing and content creation in general (bonus if you have YouTube experience).
  • You deeply enjoy sharing what you know and helping others to grow.
  • Strong grasp of English writing, grammar and mechanics and feel comfortable editing.

To Apply:

  • Share 3-5 writing samples. A mix of technical and non-technical writing is fine. Write a short cover letter, and tell us why you're passionate about DevOps and CircleCI.

We care deeply about diversity and inclusivity. We’re hiring at all experience levels, and seek talented teammates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences who are equally committed to cultivating a work environment of respect and kindness. We carefully consider every applicant that takes the time to apply.

About CircleCI

CircleCI was founded in 2011 with the mission of giving every developer state-of-the-art automated testing and continuous integration tools. Our Story Velocity is critical for software teams in today's competitive landscape, but maintaining speed can be difficult as apps and systems grow larger and more complex. CircleCI’s platform allows developers to rapidly release code (for web and mobile apps) they trust by automating the build, test, and deploy process. CircleCI enables developers to detect and fix bugs before they even reach customers. Thousands of leading companies including Facebook, Kickstarter, Shyp, and Spotify rely on CircleCI to accelerate delivery of their code and enable developers to focus on creating business value fast.

CircleCI is a Bay Area Best Places to Work 2016 award winner from the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in beautiful downtown San Francisco with a global remote workforce, CircleCI is venture backed by Scale Venture Partners, DFJ, Baseline Ventures, and Harrison Metal Capital.

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