Fast is hiring a

Corporate Communications Writer

San Francisco, United States
Full-Time
Remote
Build the world's fastest Identity and Checkout products

Company Mission

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.

SUMMARY

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. 

ROLE

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

REQUIREMENTS

-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 
*Founders-led company
*Competitive compensation packages 
*Comprehensive benefits (including 99% of healthcare cost and 401k matching)
*Additional benefits include home office reimbursements and snack deliveries

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