Sr. Copywriter

Marketing San Jose, California


Description

*** Local candidates only.  Role is located here at our Silicon Valley headquarters 5 days per week and does not include relocation. ***

Position: 
Sr. Copywriter

Location:  San Jose, CA, USA

Zscaler enables the world’s leading organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. Zscaler services are 100% cloud-delivered and offer the simplicity, enhanced security, and improved user experience that traditional appliances are unable to match. Used in more than 190 countries, Zscaler operates the world’s largest cloud security platform, protecting thousands of enterprises and government agencies from cyberattacks and data loss. The Zscaler platform operates at a carrier grade level– we process over 50 billion transactions a day in our cloud to protect our customers.  

Copywriter reports to Lead Copywriter.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate product information into creative, compelling materials that communicate benefits
  • Breathe life into marketing programs, creating content that’s smart and enjoyable to read
  • Own the copy process from concept development through final deliverables
  • Develop messaging for multiple audiences and various vertical markets
  • Contribute to the planning stages of marketing campaigns and strategies

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of writing experience for a networking or security vendor or publication  
  • Passion for developing strong, intelligent copy with great attention to detail
  • Experience conceptualizing and collaborating with a designer or design team
  • Adapt to different writing styles (long and short format) & media (print, online, social, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of AP writing style or The Chicago Manual of Style
  • Extensive experience juggling multiple projects and deadlines
  • Must be able to provide a portfolio of work

Other qualities we are looking for:

Strong creative writing skills, storytelling, critical thinking, and a finger on the pulse of new trends, new media and social platforms.  

This candidate will produce compelling, relevant content for our CIO/CISO/CTO target audiences, including blog posts, white papers, social media messaging, emails, website, and other channels that will help educate our audience. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Skillfully editing a variety of content so that it is clear, concise, and consistent with Digital Promise’s messaging, principles, and goals.
  • Conduct research and interviews, and write stories for Zscaler's blog with an eye for storytelling and audience engagement.
  • Keeping knowledgeable of changing best practices for online and print media
  • Perform all aspects of content development from researching, outlining and concepting to writing, editing and proofreading.
  • Develop solutions as part of a team, coming up with the “big ideas,” participating in brainstorming activities and translating that vision into words on a page.
  • Balance multiple projects against competing timelines.

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • An environment where you will be working on cutting edge technologies and architectures
  • A fun, passionate and collaborative workplace
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including equity
  • The pace and excitement of working for a Silicon Valley Unicorn

Why Zscaler?

People who excel at Zscaler are smart, motivated and share our values. Ask yourself: Do you want to team with the best talent in the industry? Do you want to work on disruptive technology? Do you thrive in a fluid work environment? Do you appreciate a company culture that enables individual and group success and celebrates achievement? If you said yes, we’d love to talk to you about joining our award-winning team.

 

Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler. Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ : ZS ) is available at http://www.zscaler.com.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


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