Content Writer & Editor at REX

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About REX

 
REX is a well-funded, game-changing real estate technology startup with offices in Austin, Los Angeles, and the Bay Area. With the goal of improving the lives of homebuyers and sellers, REX created a digital platform and real estate service that shifts control away from agents over to those who matter most: consumers! Since its launch in Southern California, REX has expanded to 17 states and over 250 employees. Throughout the years, REX has represented homes cumulatively valued at over $1 billion and in the process, saved customers over $20 million in fees they otherwise would have paid traditional brokers.
 
As a Writer and Editor, you will produce, create and edit content across our marketing efforts. This is a fast-paced job that will require writing professional, error-free, and unique content. We are seeking an experienced writer who is efficient, detail-oriented, comfortable managing external writers, and able to meet deadlines. You must also be able to switch styles to suit the medium; Highly professional escrow-emails in the morning and light-hearted social content in the afternoon will be the norm.
About the Position

  • Produce well-researched content for publication on our site, emails, blog and in our advertising
  • Work cross-team to maintain the content calendar with Communications, Marketing, and Product. 
  • Become familiar with the REX's mission and work with the internal team to inspire ideas and content
  • Create and follow an editorial calendar, collaborating with other members of the marketing and PR team to ensure timely delivery of materials
  • Work to create a consistent voice across multiple platforms including web, emails, marketing content, videos, and blogs
  • Monitor and analyze the performance of key performance indicators (KPIs) to offer suggestions for improvement
  • Use search engine optimization (SEO) best practices to maximize the online visibility of a website in search results
  • Manage freelance writers from time to time

Experience & Qualifications
• Proven record of excellent writing demonstrated in a professional portfolio
• Impeccable grasp of the English language, including idioms and current trends in slang and expressions
• Ability to work independently with little or no daily supervision
• Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to communicate with clients, colleagues, and management to draw out stories and content
• Ability to work on multiple projects with different objectives simultaneously

 

Nice to Haves

  • Bachelors degree in Communications or Journalism
  • Familiarity with WordPress

Additional Information
As a pioneer in our industry, REX is setting new standards in the marketplace – for quality, innovation, integrity, professionalism, drive, consumer happiness, and social good. Our culture, together with our business vision and goals, serve as an orientation for leadership and a guide for how we conduct ourselves in day-to-day business. They also form the foundation for hiring, encouraging and rewarding great people. In addition, REX has been committed to doing good things for real estate consumers and to providing homes for those in the greatest need, wherever they may be. For every 50 homes we sell, we provide a home for a family in need. We started by funding the construction of a home for a family in Cambodia at the end of 2015. In addition to funding homes, the REX team regularly provides hands-on support to local

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

REX's office is situated in the heart of it all close to Downtown and many eclectic dining spots, the address mirrors the lifestyle we like to create

An Insider's view of REX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We have a fantastic culture and energy in the office. Everyone is laughing, having fun, and/or discussing strategies or talk tracks to help improve our conversations and improve customer service amongst our customer’s experiences. We have a shared goal to provide the best experience possible and it takes a group of incredible people to achieve that

Kallie

Social Media Producer

What does your typical day look like?

During a typical workday, I am responsible for engaging with potential buyers and sellers that are inquiring about our homes and services. Our team informs potential buyers and sellers of the great services we provide, such as Rex Home Loans, Insurance, buyer rebate program and other services.

Brian

Customer Service Specialist

How does the company support your career growth?

REX values ambition and individuals who take initiative to solve problems and run with whatever task you are given. At REX you are empowered to take ownership of projects and can be successful if you are fast, diligent and passionate about what we do

Jeremy

Senior Technical Recruiter

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

At REX we are providing homes for families that do not have them, both currently, and with the wealth we create over time. For every 50 homes REX sells, we build one for a family that does not have one. As importantly, REX's employees have pledged to contribute a portion of the wealth they personally receive through their work at REX.

Jack

CEO

What are some social events your company does?

REX is always planning fun events for our coworkers to go to outside of work. Whether it's a happy hour at a local restaurant or a REX sponsored marathon, there are always ways to get to know the people you work with on a more social level.

Scott

Data Analyst

What are REX Perks + Benefits

REX Benefits Overview

- Family and Friends Discount Program
- Employee Discount Program
- Healthcare Coverage
- Unlimited PTO
- Catered Lunch Fridays
- Casual Dress Code
- Free Snacks and Drinks
- Trendy Office Spaces in California and Texas

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Paid industry certifications
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