Build the world's fastest Identity and Checkout products
Our mission is to make buying online faster, safer and easier for everyone. Fast Login and Fast Checkout enable a one-click sign-in and purchasing experience that makes it easier for people to buy and merchants to sell. The company’s products work on any browser, device or platform to deliver a consistent, stress-free purchasing experience. Fast is entirely consumer-focused and invests heavily in its users’ privacy and data security. Headquartered in San Francisco with Fast Flex for global employment, we are a privately held company funded by Stripe, Index Ventures, Susa Ventures and other renowned investors.
Fast is seeking a world-class writer to help bring our compelling stories to life for external audiences. Our writer will have a diverse external audience in mind, including merchants, consumers, prospective employees, industry thought leaders and policymakers. They will write a wide variety of content such as blog posts, newsletters, op-eds, white papers, case studies, seller profiles and assist with creating template responses for the customer service team.
The right person is likely to be a former journalist who is a self-starter, speedy writer and never misses a deadline. This position will be expected to manage multiple projects flawlessly and constantly be looking for new opportunities to tell the Fast story. You don’t need to be a tech or e-commerce expert to apply for this position; we are focused on your demonstrated ability to produce quality content. You will also manage a variety of freelance writers to help us build Fast into a content creating powerhouse.
Key attributes include: quick thinker, results-oriented, lover of words, able to see the big picture while having a keen eye for detail, collaborative, kind, patient, creative, persuasive, resourceful, well-organized, confident, an initiator, flexible and enthusiastic. This is the right role for you if you are:
-A prolific content creator, adept at crafting the right tone and structure for different mediums, and able to produce multiple pieces a week
-Comfortable working with tight deadlines, often concurrent, for disparate projects
-A strong listener with a curious mind who can learn about new subjects and translate them into compelling stories for a broad audience
-Enthused about working with our Co-Founders, other Fastronauts, buyers and sellers
-An exceptional project manager and have the ability to structure and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
-A self-starter who approaches everything with drive, urgency, and energy
-A top-notch interviewer who enjoys drawing the best out of your subjects
-Excited to solve hard problems in creative ways
-Skilled at thinking on your feet and are comfortable in a constantly changing work environment
-3+ years of experience as a professional journalist
-Possess exceptional, wake-the-neighbors quality writing and editing skills
-Bonus points if you are a Cubs fan and/or can also write perfectly in another language
Benefits of life @ Fast
*Fast Flex allows all of our employees to choose where they want to work: our office (when open), their home
or any place else in the world.
*Help eliminate passwords and expand e-commerce worldwide
*Innovative engineering and product culture
*Early stage well-funded company
*Inclusion and diversity as a company priority
*Competitive compensation packages
*Comprehensive benefits (including 99% of healthcare cost and 401k matching)
*Additional benefits include home office reimbursements and snack deliveries