Lumen Technical Marketing Writer - Works From Home in Indianapolis, Indiana
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We are seeking a Technical Marketing Writer to drive the creation and delivery of unique content creation for a range of products including Cloud Edge and API Marketplace. The ideal candidate will have a passion for technology, a life-long approach to learning, and a collaborative nature that works with multiple resources to identify and develop valuable customer outcomes from highly technical inputs.
The Technical Marketing Writer will be responsible for creating and editing a variety of content, leveraging the thought leadership potential of Lumen’s SMEs. This person will conduct detailed interviews by working with sales overlays, sales engineers, product management, and others to support content creation in the form of blog posts, product webinars, technical white papers, knowledge base articles, instructional videos and product demos. Audiences for this content range from DevOps community to IT decision makers.
This role is expected to understand and monitor the changing market and target audience landscape, and be the technical subject matter expert for their portfolio of offerings.
This is a highly visible role across the organization that will require collaboration with cross-functional teams including Product Management and Product Development, Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications, Sales Enablement and Training, Learning and Development, Analyst Relations, as well as the Sales Organization.
The Main Responsibilities
To meet these requirements, the candidate must first have a solid understanding of Edge Computing, cloud computing, application programming interface (API) technology. Second, they must be familiar with messaging the value of these solutions to a range of audiences. And finally, they must possess content creation experience to develop and package technical marketing messages targeting a variety of customer and prospect personas.
The person works independently and therefore must be self-motivated.
Create content for technical audiences, including technical case studies, white papers, knowledge base articles, how-to videos, developer portal content, and product demos
Develop a comprehensive content strategy and maintain content calendar
Participate in content planning and ideation sessions
Plan schedule and conduct interviews with SMEs to gain knowledge and create written and video content
What We Look For in a Candidate
Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience
3+ years of direct B2B marketing experience with solid knowledge of marketing tactics
Experience in a product marketing, sales enablement or product management role in Edge Computing.
A great attitude - willingness to learn new skills, take initiative, and collaborate across teams.
Aptitude to quickly come up to speed on new technology concepts. Passion to evangelize disruptive new technologies.
Ability to react to frequent changes in duties and volume of work.
Comfortable accepting responsibility for medium to large scale projects involving multiple resources and spanning many months from start to finish.
Ability to manage multiple concurrent activities.
What to Expect Next
Requisition #: 251252
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