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  • Date posted
    May 3, 2024
  • Location
    Remote (US)
  • Apply before
    June 2, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

Description

Technical Writer

Salary: £25k-£35k, plus equity

About Vestd

Vestd is the UK’s original share scheme platform for startups, scaleups and SMEs. Our mission is to encourage founders to use equity as a lever for business growth. 

We are an innovative startup with big ambitions and our product is at the heart of these. Our team is on a mission to increase equity inclusion. 

Job summary:

We are looking for a technical writer to join the product team and help us translate complex business topics into easily understood topics with clear and simple language. You will be a highly motivated and experienced copywriter with several years of experience.

Requirements

Overall job responsibilities:  

  • Working with the product team to ensure new features are easy to understand and that important information is clearly communicated.
  • Preparing comprehensive product briefs for the marketing team to update the website appropriately.
  • Creating and updating internal documentation.
  • Crafting help articles that are clear and easy to understand.
  • Preparing articles on product-related topics for external usage.
  • Owning the product elements of our monthly customer communications
  • Supporting the business with other requirements as needed.

Technical skills & knowledge:

Essential

  • Experience working with very complex business subjects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience writing documentation for audiences with different levels of understanding.
  • Experiencing writing sales or promotional copy.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Able to work independently, identifying what needs to be done, creating a plan and managing work.

Desired

  • Experience working in the financial space.
  • Experience in product marketing and SEO.
  • Experience working with Google Docs, Presentations, Slack, Figma & Coda.

Benefits

What you can expect

As the UK’s first and most advanced equity management platform, Vestd is an innovative company, always looking for ways to break new ground.

Our culture is our backbone (we were named in the ‘Top 3 Companies in the Country for Company Culture’ by BreatheHR) and we take team happiness seriously.

Vestd strives to be as principled as possible. We’re all about Goal 8 of the United Nations ‘Sustainable Development Goals’. This goal is about ‘Decent Work and Economic Growth’ and we consider that both in relation to our external activities and in relation to our internal workings.

We expect every team member to consider how they can be part of our push to see a world in which 1bn people are enrolled on a share scheme.

We’ll do everything we can to help you grow in your role and in return, you’ll want to learn all about our industry, so that you can help us to continue leading it.

Vestd is 100% remote so you’ll have a lot of freedom around your working day. Some roles do demand office hours (to fit with our customers’ schedules) but we are committed to being flexible where possible.

Happy employees make for happy customers and that’s demonstrated in our five star reviews. Vestd’s excellence has also been recognised by The Europas, The Fintech Awards London, The Hustle Awards, TechRound, and BusinessCloud’s Fintech50.

So if you’re an autonomous and self-driven individual who likes the idea of being part of a mission and you like the idea of joining a close-knit team, we’ll be a great fit.

Why work for Vestd?

Your work will make a huge impact and your voice will be heard.  Here are the award-winning benefits you can look forward to as one of our folk:

  • 100% remote, no commuting!
  • Equity (of course!)
  • A flexible working environment to help you achieve the best work/life balance.
  • Team retreats twice a year, which includes an overnight stay and a big focus on fun and team cohesion.
  • A professional development budget to keep your career growth on track.
  • Great team ethos, connect through regular team and company socials.
  • Monthly recognition scheme, where we celebrate our people.

We’re looking for somebody with initiative who can see both the business and their own growth path. It is a great time to join our team; this is a superb role for the right person.

Application process:

  • Apply online
  • Initial screening call
  • Task-based assignment
  • Interview with the hiring manager and team member
  • Interview with CEO

We’re striving to build a diverse team and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply. We believe that unique differences are what makes a strong team and we are actively committed to building an inclusive work environment.