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Sourceress: Technical Email Writer (Word Wizard ;)) (187 views)

June 8, 2017

Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

We're searching for a writer with strong technical fluency and a sincere, enthusiastic tone to write emails to technical folks (software engineers, product managers, product designers, etc.). You must have prior experience with (or a strong interest in) software engineering — online coding courses, bootcamps, building your own apps etc. count. Our customers are tech companies with a diverse set of products and technologies, so you'll learn a ton about different technologies and parts of the software stack.Since we're still small and the emails you write comprise a core part of our business, you'll work closely with the founders (you'll have our cell phone numbers and can call at any time), and your feedback will have a significant impact on how we build the businessWe're looking for someone who can work at least 30 hours a week (ideally 40 hours) on a contract basis. Our headquarters is based in San Francisco, but we have team members all over the globe.This job might be for you if...
  • You love learning about and connecting with talented people.
  • You're the type of person who enjoys and can make effortless conversation with an interesting stranger.
  • You want to become a software engineer, or are looking to learn more about the engineering world.
  • You're comfortable with using words like: frameworks, Javascript, platforms, non-trivial, stack, repositories, binary, Django.
  • Your friends and colleagues describe you as extremely detail-oriented and proactive.
  • You jibe with our values:
If this sounds up your alley, please include in your cover letter:
  1. A description of prior experience (if any) with programming languages/libraries/frameworks/etc. Include courses you’ve taken, things you’ve built, or even just things you’ve read.
  2. Why you're the perfect writer for this job.
  3. Your three favorite books, along with what you default to reading about.
Note that this is a remote contract position. Hourly rate is $18-25 per hour.

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