Technical Content Strategist

| Austin

At Volusion, we make products that people love. Our teams are dedicated to providing SaaS ​ecommerce solutions and services for all business types, from startups to well-established companies. If you're a creative professional who loves working with teams, has a passion for driving positive change and wants to better the world with your ​ideas, we want to hear from you!

The rundown:

As the Technical Content Strategist, you will own and deliver supporting documentation to our partners directly as well as create deliverables for our Sales and Partnership teams. This position will sit within the Marketing organization but work closely with Product, Sales, CE and Partnerships teams to ensure we are effectively creating the proper collateral across the org. 

You will:

  • Work closely with Product and the Partnerships team to distill highly technical processes into user-friendly documentation and collateral (articles, whitepapers, guides, etc.)
  • Research, develop, and document technical design specifications and test scripts during times of application deployments
  • Approach content with end-user mentality, fully understanding the value props for each feature set or initiative and distilling these in all content assets
  • Deliver the right level of content so the intended audience can implement and utilize our products
  • Audit content for accuracy and relevancy
  • Maintain continuity of style of content across the greater org
  • Work across the org to determine content needs and to prioritize initiatives
  • Advocate for the Product and our Partnerships community
  • Identify appropriate tools to support you in the success of this role 

We are looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Technical Communications or similar
  • Proven experience working in a technical writing position
  • Experience working in a technical environment, SaaS product experience a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to write explanatory and procedural style content for multiple audiences
  • Skilled at prioritization and multitasking
  • Proofreading, editing and document publishing abilities
  • Multimedia skills, such as blogging
  • Work samples- a digital portfolio would be great
  • Nice to have (not required): HTML and CSS 

Who is also the embodiment of our culture code (we hope you are nodding your head in agreement as you browse through it!):

  • Humble: Have humility and be respectful; no egos allowed.
  • Effective: Get stuff done!
  • Adaptable: Willing to fill any role, anytime. Going above/beyond the call of duty.
  • Transparent: Open and honest to self and others.
  • A founder: Think big, go fast and solve for the customer.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) with Company Matching
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • On-site Fitness and Yoga Classes
  • Casual Dress and Beer Fridays
  • Endless Supply of Coffee and Snacks
  • Two Volunteer Days Off
  • Bring Your Dog to Work Days
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Chair Massages
  • Team Sports and Team Outings

*Please provide a cover letter and work samples. 

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Location

A hop, skip and a jump from The Domain.

An Insider's view of Volusion

What are some social events your company does?

Part of our Culture Code is to "put people before everything else", with this we listen to quirky ideas that employees come up with- like having a watermelon throwing contest and a snack wagon. Yes, a snack wagon- once a month we bring an old school radio flyer wagon full of snacks around to every desk. It's so simple yet brings so much joy.

Rachel

Sr. People & Culture Coordinator

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

There are a lot of aspects of ecommerce that can be really complex - taxes and duties, shipping rates, GDPR and data privacy, SEO, etc. The biggest challenge we tackle every day is finding ways to do the complex work for our founders so they can focus on what really matters to them - their product or service.

Jonathan T.

Director of Product & Design

How does the company support your career growth?

My leaders take the time to understand my career goals. They support me by teaching me not only career lessons but life lessons too! Through company wide projects, Volusion gives me the opportunity to gain skills outside of my department. This helps me to be a well rounded sales pro and to better understand the industry and product that I sell!

Megan

Business Development Representative

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage my team to just try it! Whether "it" is a new tool or program, a way to customize the website experience or connect with entrepreneurs. We always want to be testing and moving forward with our brand and our approach to creative problem solving.

Tracy

Visual Design Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

We're there to make sure our merchants get heard so being a great listener helps for a start! Other skills that would make someone successful on our team is being organized, attentive to details, willing to work hard to make the team successful and going the extra mile to make sure that our merchants feel taken care of.

Jonathan

Customer Happiness Consultant

What are Volusion Perks + Benefits

Volusion Benefits Overview

Volusion offers a wide array of benefits and perks. From benefit eligibility on your first day of employment to unlimited time off, 401K company matching and paid parental leave just to name a few.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Our gym includes cardio, weight lifting equipment and a TV. Volusion also provides a weekly yoga class.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Volusion matches dollar for dollar up to 3% of an employee's salary.
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
New moms get 12 weeks of paid time off and new dads get 4 weeks. There are NO service length requirements that must be met before you are eligible for this perk.
Remote Work Program
Each team manages their own work from home policy with most teams offering 1 work from home day per week.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Full time salaried employees are eligible for unlimited time off which means you don't have to earn it before you use it! Full time hourly employees earn 5 weeks (!) of paid time off per year.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Volusion offers paid time off to observe major holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Volusion has quarterly paid team outings and company wide events like holidays parties and awards ceremonies.
Game Room
Ping pong, pool, video games, air hockey just to name a few.
Stocked Kitchen
Volusion offers unlimited snacks, fruit, coffee, soda, Waterloo and energy drinks. We also have an Alpaca Market vending machine with lots of healthy lunch items to purchase.
Some Meals Provided
Volusion will find any excuse to celebrate and it always includes food :-).
Parking
Volusion provides ample FREE parking.
Pet Friendly
Every Friday you will see lots of doggies around the office.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Employees receive a generous discount for a Class Pass membership.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
On a monthly basis we host lunch and learns on topics ranging from financial planning to health and wellness.
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