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Sponsored Content Writer

Company: Houzz
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

About Houzz:

Houzz is the world's leading platform for home remodeling and design, helping more than 2.5 million home professionals in over 100 categories to grow and manage their business. Through Houzz, a community of more than 65 million homeowners and home design enthusiasts, find ideas, hire professionals, source products and access tools to update their homes from start to finish. Houzz is available in every country around the world with localized platforms in more than 10 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced, creative and committed writer to join our Sponsored Content team. Top candidates will have the ability to produce home design stories for our advertising partners that inform and engage.

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What You'll Do

* Produce sponsored content campaigns - from ideation to execution - that both delight readers and deliver on advertising partner objectives

* Interview pros and brand reps to discover the best stories to highlight each pro's and brand's talents and differentiators

* Write stories readers will enjoy and learn from while helping pros and brands connect with potential customers

* Collaborate directly with advertising partners and home professionals, ensuring a positive experience throughout

* Coordinate with sales teams to manage workflows and initiatives

* Conduct multiple phone interviews each week with Houzz Pros and own end-to-end process for producing sponsored Houzz Pro stories

* Manage numerous different projects on tight deadlines

At a Minimum, We'd Like You to Have

* Degree in Journalism, English, Marketing, Communications or the equivalent

* At least 2 years post-internship professional editorial or sponsored content experience producing related content

* A passion for home design and an appreciation for the pros and brands who make it happen

* Exceptional attention to detail, grammar and logical story construction

* Familiarity with digital media and its technical aspects

* Excellent communication skills and the ability to advance a positive program experience for our advertising partners

* Strong organization, project management and time management skills

* A roll-up-your-sleeves, get-it-done attitude and a friendly, outgoing personality

* Experience working in a fast-paced environment with ability to turn around written content quickly to meet deadlines

Ideally, You'll Also Have

* 2 to 4 years of experience writing sponsored content for a lifestyle publication and/or working with advertising partners

* Experience writing sponsored content for a lifestyle publication and working with advertising partners

* Training and experience writing for SEO

* Experience collaborating with Sales/Operations teams

* Familiarity with Salesforce

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Be Who You Are and Do What You Love at Houzz

We're a Family

At Houzz, we strive to create and foster a strong family environment in our workplace. We collaborate to accomplish our goals, always working as a team. We aim to build a culture of inclusion - celebrating and leveraging our differences for the betterment of one another, our products and our community.

Houzz team members come from many backgrounds and bring diverse experiences to the company. We take pride in making each person feel at home.

We Build the Future

Join Houzz in revolutionizing the home remodeling and design industry and have an impact on our community of more than 65 million homeowners and home design enthusiasts who use our platform and the 2.5 million-plus home professionals around the world who grow and manage their business with Houzz Pro. Houzz has been named one of the most innovative companies in the world by CNBC and others, and is backed by top venture capitalists. At Houzz, you can help drive the future of an industry worth over $1 trillion in the U.S. and Europe alone.

We Make Things Happen

Our team members play a key role in guiding the direction of our company and are able to work across multiple groups to implement fresh ideas that allow Houzz to be the industry leader. If you are interested in applying your passion to create products that will transform the lives of millions of people who are designing, remodeling and decorating their homes, welcome to Houzz.

Benefits and Perks

* Competitive salary * Paid time off * Commuter benefits * Medical, dental, vision and pet insurance * Maternity/paternity leave program * Employee assistance program * 401k retirement savings plan * Flexible spending accounts * Healthy at Houzz program

Houzz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Keywords: Houzz, Palo Alto , Sponsored Content Writer, Other , Palo Alto, California

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