Content Strategist I

  • location: San Bruno, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $50 per hour

job description

Content Strategist I

job summary:
Project Overview:

  • Our team thrives by pursuing the most interesting problems facing advertising and commerce. We focus on building elegant, informed solutions that change the way businesses connect with customers, and help users find what they're looking for. Specifically, our team focuses on crafting consumer-facing ad experiences across the entire YouTube ecosystem.
  • On our team, you will drive content strategy across multiple project areas. You will collaborate with stakeholders and UX designers & researchers on the team in innovating and producing novel ad experiences that engage our consumers and excite our advertisers. We are looking for folks who enjoy simultaneously bringing to life to a blank canvas, and also diving into design details of existing experiences.
  • Our mission is to reimagine the way YouTube viewers experience ads. Come join us in creating compelling, engaging, and impactful ad experiences that will impact billions of users worldwide on YouTube!
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Deliver clear, trustworthy, and concise UX writing solutions for the YouTube Ads viewer experience.
  • Partner with UX design, research, product management, project management, and engineering partners to ensure a cohesive brand experience throughout the customer journey.
  • Craft solutions that are authentic to YouTube's brand values and uphold cross-platform UXW standards.
Required Skills:

  • BA/BS in English, Communications, Journalism, Technical Writing, UX, HCI (in lieu of degree, 4-7 years of relevant work experience required)
  • 4 years of experience with user-focused product writing including work in hardware, software, digital agency, or other relevant product areas
  • Experience working across a number of different surfaces and platforms including mobile, desktop, and TV
  • Experience masterfully giving ideas meaning and clarity through words and storytelling
  • Experience in shaping content strategy for multi-disciplinary projects
  • A portfolio of UX-focused writing samples and style guidelines
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
Nice to have Skills (not required):

  • MA/BS in English, Communications, Journalism, Technical Writing, UX, HCI (in lieu of degree, 3 years of relevant work experience required)
  • Familiar with current best practices, principles, trends, and patterns in interactive design
  • Experience incorporating research, data, and customer feedback into proposed solutions
  • Comfortable with design tools like Figma
 
location: San Bruno, California
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 50 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Deliver clear, trustworthy, and concise UX writing solutions for the YouTube Ads viewer experience.
  • Partner with UX design, research, product management, project management, and engineering partners to ensure a cohesive brand experience throughout the customer journey.
  • Craft solutions that are authentic to YouTube's brand values and uphold cross-platform UXW standards.
  • Conduct content audits (qualitative analyses) as well as content gap analysis.
  • Proactively solicit and incorporate feedback from stakeholders, teammates, and cross-functional partners
  • Manage multiple projects, balance scope with timelines, and present proposed solutions to key stakeholders.
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level:
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Content Management

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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