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Community Team with SocialMedia.org (4 separate position)
GasPedal
Details: GasPedal (the company that runs SocialMedia.org andWordOfMouth.org) is looking for someone to write high quality articles and blog posts and share them via varying social medias. This is a business writing position for a business audience, so familiarity with the field is key.
Qualifications: Business writing experience, familiarity with WordPress and a professional online presence.
NOTE: This is kind of a long-shot post, as it is difficult to get hired/stay employed here. But if you are the kind of person that doesn’t let that stop you from applying, then you are the kind of person that should respond. It is important to familiarize yourself with their hiring policy. Each new hire is on a 90-day probationary period and fewer than half make it.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 11/9 (This is similar to a post from 9/19. We don’t know if they’re adding staff or cycling through staff as explained on their useful “How to Fail” page)

Jr. Copywriter
T3
Details: An experience copywriter with digital experience.
Qualifications: 1 – 2 years of relevant experience, specifically advertising and interactive copywriting. Tech knowledge required.
How to Apply: More info here.  Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 11/9

Online Content Manager
Builder Homesite Inc.
Details: Manage daily web content publishing processes from beginning to end (create, edit, revise and deliver) for blogs, articles, testimonials, etc. This role will report directly to the Director of Content Services and assign/manage the creation of copy and visual elements to help increase traffic to BHI sites.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (Journalism preferred), a minimum of 4 years of editorial experience, new media production skills and familiarity with basic HTML and project management.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 11/6

Regional Communications Manager
American Heart Association
Details: Work with Mid-Market development staff to craft and deliver strategic communications, serve as a media contact, manage social media presence, contribute to design needs and work with development partners to engage sponsors.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (communications, public relations, journalism or related field preferred), 3+ years of PR communication experience, existing social media relationships in select markets and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite 2007. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 11/6

Online Marketing Specialist
Spiceworks
Details: This is a user acquisition role for Spiceworks, called “The Facebook of IT.” The position is responsible for leveraging SEO, media buying and word of mouth know-how to connect IT professionals with necessary tools and resources. Identify and plan advertising opportunities through blogs and web portals, manage creative content for online marketing campaigns and initiatives.
Qualifications: 3+ years of online marketing experience, along with 1-2+ years of conversion rate optimization and online media buying strategy. Excellent writing, editing and communication skills are required.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 11/6

Project Management / Web Content Editor
Freeman+Leonard (recruiter)
Details: Collaborate with client staff to help design, create, write, publish and maintain marketing content. This is a management position that is in charge of seeing projects from inception to implementation, focusing on the ability to predict and solve problems, evaluate content against clients’ objectives and copyedit/proofread/review content for errors and continuity.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, journalism, technical communications, or related field, 2+ years of marketing project management and a proven ability to work on multiple projects at once.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 11/6

Chief Content Officer (CCO)
Sales Engine International
Details: This is a senior level position that oversees all marketing content initiatives for clients and reports to the Chief Operating Officer. The role of the CCO is to think like a publisher, to make sure that all copy is consistent and on-brand, to manage the editorial calendar and map out content strategies, develop standards, leverage market data, establish work flow and supervise writers, editors and video production.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or related communications field. MBA in marketing a plus. 10-15 years of experience as a respected leader in multichannel content creation (marketing communications, publishing, journalism, etc.). Proven editorial skills, expertise in all major business software (Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.), skilled at creating both long-form and real-time content, leadership skills and a basic understanding of HTML and web publishing.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 11/6

Copywriter
Codero
Details: Be the clear, concise marketing voice for a variety of web and promotional content. Responsible for obtaining approvals, fact-checking and proofreading of creative content.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 3-5 years of marketing experience.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/20

Technical Marcom Copywriter
Liaison Resources
Details: Liaison is seeking a Technical Marcom Copywriter to help lead a creative team at a high-tech powerhouse in Austin. Develop highly creative content (marcom collateral, blog, campaign components, social media material) and adhere to tight deadlines.
Qualifications: Must have 5-10 years of technical writer experience, proficiency in word processing (specifically Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite) and content management.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/20

Senior Copywriter
Lee Tilford Agency
Details: Responsible for writing long and short copy for advertising that emphasizes their clients’ brands and services. Content production includes writing headlines for print, radio and TV scripts, website copy, collateral marketing material and social network postings.
Qualifications: They are looking for an “award-winning” copywriter, but other than that the qualifications are not included in the post.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/20

Assigning Editor
Austin American-Statesman (via Cox Media Group, Inc.)
Details: This assistant metro editor is responsible for working closely with a team of five staff writers to oversee coverage of stories, coordination with photographers and graphic designers and manage resources and personnel decisions.
Qualifications: At least five years of journalism/reporting experience, strong writing and editing skills and familiarity with Central Texas communities and happenings.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/20

Project Manager/Copywriter
Golden Frog
Details: Manage web content development for global software developer, oversee projects and deadlines, provide clear and concise copy that maintains the branding of the organization.
Qualifications: 3+ years of marketing experience with a background in copywriting and editing, 2+ years of project management experience. Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business or Communications.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/15

Project Manager/Copywriter
Data Foundry
Details: Enhance branding with clear and detailed copy, oversee web content and email marketing campaigns. Responsible for ensuring timely and effective delivery of site content. Candidate will serve as an internal consultant for developed materials.
Qualifications: 3+ years of marketing experience with a background in copywriting and editing, 2+ years of project management experience. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or Communications.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/15

Project Coordinator
Mutual Mobile
Details: This is an entry level position, responsible for reporting, scheduling and coordinating project activities, managing timelines and plans, and documenting detailed budgets.
Qualifications: Strong organizational and writing skills, associate experience required.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/15

Technical Writer – Themes
Volusion
Details: Looking for a technical writer to develop documentation that helps their internal and external partners build themes for their merchants, deliver tutorials for theme builders and revise/publish content in response to feedback and ensure documentation has consistent look with other Volusion developer-level documentation.
Qualifications: 3+ years experience writing for front-end developers and web designs, Bachelors degree, competent with using development and automation tools, experience with cloud-based content and web design principles.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/15

Content Marketing Manager
Spanning
Details: Develop and execute all content marketing campaigns, write and edit website copy, manage the editorial calendar and produce blog posts. Also responsible for developing major content marketing projects (e-books, white papers, videos, etc.) and utilizing social media to distribute Spanning content.
Qualifications: 3-5 years of content marketing experience, Bachelors degree in Marketing, Communications or related field (English, Journalism and related fields considered).
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/11

Medical Writer
PPD
Details: Research, prepare and coordinate scientific publications (summarize data, edit clinical reports, etc).
Qualifications: BS/BA in a scientific discipline and 2+ years of relevant writing OR an advanced degree with 0-2 years of experience. Must have an excellent working knowledge of biomedical and statistical concepts.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/11

Public Relations Account Executive
Mercom Capital Group
Details: A fast-growing cleantech (clean energy) communications firm looking for an experienced Public Relations Account Executive to support PR programs and initiatives. This position is responsible for overall project management, media relations efforts, media list generation and the creation and editing of press materials.
Qualifications: A four-year degree in Public Relations/Communication/Journalism is preferred, with 2-3 years of full-time PR experience. Strong writing skills are REQUIRED, with superior media relation skills and exceptional oral communication.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/11

Senior Technical Writer
LSI Corporation
Details: Write, update and edit concise customer-facing documentation, while organizing materials and completing technical writing assignments. This is a senior position that must also understand the customer use model and make appropriate suggestions for the improvement of documentation.
Qualifications: The proficiency level is Mid-Senior, so previous technical writing experience is required, along with a degree in a related field.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/11

Marketing Communications Consultant
City of Austin
Details: Assist in developing advertising and promotional campaigns, budgets and strategies, while providing marketing communication insight and guidance to materials that launch brands and products/services planning.
Qualifications: 5-10 years of experience in publication/layout strategizing, content development, copy writing and research. This position also requires a degree from a four-year college/university in a field related to the job, along with leadership experience and knowledge of marketing and sales support.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/11

Editor II
UT-Austin
Details: Perform editorial functions involved in developing training materials for PETEX, a department that produces training content/programs for the oil and gas industry. These materials include book-length print publications, website content, marketing materials, etc. and must adhere to existing style guidelines. Will work closely with authors, subject matter experts, editorial and graphics team and administrative resources.
Qualifications: Bachelors degree, 2+ years of writing and editing for publication, demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style. Ability to translate technical and scientific material into generally understandable terms for specific and broad audiences.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/11

Writer (design background)
Distilled, an SEO marketing firm headquartered in London and with offices across the US, is searching for freelance content writers with design backgrounds for short term work. Writing assignments will be geared towards web design and user experience, technical photography and graphic design, and will range from 500 – 700 words a piece. We are really looking for someone with an expert eye looking to share their knowledge and experiences to a design audience. Payment is highly competitive at around $80 – $160 per piece.
How to apply: Interested writers please send a CV and at least three writing samples to Leah at distilledhub@gmail.comBe sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 10/2
Teaching
CoSpace
Looking for a teaching gig? Check out this ad by CoSpace. It would probably help if you have some kind of tech or IT background.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 9/19

Feasibility Medical Writer
Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)
Details: Research, prepare and evaluate data, while coordinating feasibility reports, proposals and presentations. Responsible for writing and editing comprehensive reports with input/feedback from medical, regulatory and project management staff, and for coordinating meetings with in house reviews to address revisions for report finalization.

NOTE: They do have an office in Austin, but the listing designates that the job location is dependent upon experience and qualifications for the position.
Qualifications: An advanced degree (MD, PhD or Masters) in a scientific or health-related field, 2+ years of medical/clinical writing experience or a combination of equivalent education and experience. Must possess impeccable writing and editing skills and an excellent working knowledge of biomedical and clinical trial concepts.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 9/19

Marketing Coordinator
Austin Regional Clinic
Details: Coordinate project production with vendors and ad representatives, while contributing to the writing, editing and designing of external and internal marketing material. Also manages the participation of individuals and departments in community events, business meetings, seminars, etc. Update and edit brochures, newsletters, handouts and other materials and serve as primary contact for employer health fairs.
Qualifications: At least two years of project management/coordination experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 9/19

Technical Editor
IHS
Details: The role involves editing a variety of marketing reports, while working with marketing analysts to improve the quality of the research and writing. Ensure reports are published free of errors and to a consistent standard.
Qualifications: 5+ years of marketing experience, familiarity with the electronics industry, and excellent English and math/IT skills.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 9/19

Business Writer – Social Media Beat
GasPedal
Details: GasPedal (the company that runs SocialMedia.org andWordOfMouth.org) is looking for someone to write high quality articles and blog posts and share them via varying social medias. This is a business writing position for a business audience, so familiarity with the field is key.
Qualifications: Business writing experience, familiarity with WordPress and a professional online presence.
NOTE: This is kind of a long shot post, as it is usually difficult to get hired/stay employed here. But if you are the kind of person that doesn’t let that stop you from applying, then you are the kind of person that should respond. It is important to familiarize yourself with their hiring policy. Each new hire is on a 90-day probationary period and fewer than half make it.
How to apply: More info here. Be sure to say you heard about this job through PWA.
Posted: 9/19