KAYAK is hiring a

Content Writer

Cambridge, United States

We're looking for a Content Writer to join our Product team and be a point-person for copy quality, brand voice and content strategy. The ideal candidate is excited about creating content that will inspire people to experience the world through travel.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and communicate a clear brand voice throughout our product
  • Research and understand our user audience and their needs to inform product narrative and copy
  • Lead content creation and copy that will be impactful in engaging, retaining and leading users through the conversion funnel
  • Work closely with product teams, brand design, UX research and engineering to bring projects to life, collaborate with cross-functional teams of translation experts, content writers, marketing teams, commercial, legal and more
  • Ensure all copy has the accurate context for efficient translation and can scale globally

What you’ll need:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills as well as native fluency in English
  • 3+ years of experience in developing content strategy, brand writing and/or UX writing
  • Experience with building and using tone of voice guidelines for a consistent brand voice
  • Experience working deeply embedded within a product team alongside designers, engineers and product owners
  • Proven ability to identify opportunities for content to improve how users perceive and interact with a product
  • A strong portfolio with writing samples and past work that demonstrate your skills

Bonus points:

  • Extremely collaborative spirit and strong work ethics
  • Ability to adapt quickly and work independently in a fast-paced environment with shifting constraints
  • Experience with writing for translation and knowledge of other languages


At KAYAK we help millions of travelers around the globe make confident travel decisions. KAYAK searches other sites to show travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages and is the world's leading travel search engine.

As an employee of KAYAK, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including SWOODOO, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each other’s strengths and insights. Together, we're able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

KAYAK is an independently managed subsidiary of Booking Holdings.

What KAYAK can offer you:

  • Have a major impact on the future strategy of our mobile products
  • No stupid meetings
  • 4 weeks vacation and day off on your birthday
  • Generous 401(k) matching
  • Awesome health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Headspace Subscription
  • Free chair massages from professional massage therapist
  • Gym with showers and laundry
  • Flexible Hours
  • Game room, drinks, coffee, snacks, etc. in the office
  • Regular team events/excursions
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave

Diversity and Inclusion at KAYAK/OpenTable

We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more innovative ideas, products, services, and better business outcomes for our stakeholders. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team.  Whoever you are, just be you.