Content Writer

Job Category: Content Writer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Middletown - USA

Halstead Media

As a HALSTEAD content writer, you’ll be working on website designs for various clients, you will be continuously provided space and opportunities to learn new ideas and push your creativity and craft forward.

Rather than focusing on only one brand with one message, you will be tasked with jumping between different projects, different clients, and different goals—discovering new skills along the way. You will be challenged with creating a cohesive, powerful brand copy across multiple platforms and mediums. This position is 100% remote.

Tactical Responsibilities, Typical Day Stuff

  • Produce content that is creative, well-written, and aligned to the client’s strategy.
  • Understand the clients goals, if provided, or uncover the goals, by asking relevant questions and researching, and then collaborate with the team to establish a strategy for each assignment/piece of content, or work independently to complete copy.
  • Work with the SEO team for using specific, relevant keywords; writing for both seo and readers. All writing that lives on the internet is SEO content and will need to be optimized accordingly.
  • Assist with generating titles, outlines, and hooks for content.
  • Perform required research using search engines – referencing reputable websites, company trainual platform, client provided material, internal documentation, as well as “interviewing” expert team members for required facts.
  • When writing job descriptions, referencing client-provided material and job search engine for comparisons.
  • Keep track of and provide sources to support claims in content where necessary.
  • Write great written content– create clear, concise, polished copy that is consistent with our clients (or our own, when applicable) unique tone of voice and mission.
  • Interact with digital marketers, web and graphic designers, ad managers, and project managers, to create and review all content & ensure consistent messaging.
  • Help position the client as an industry expert in their craft, when writing client website copy and blog articles, as well as social copy.
  • Share ideas, opportunities to improve content, without necessarily being tasked to do so.
  • Be comfortable discussing KPIs in collaboration with PMs, web designers, ad managers, seo team, leadership, and supporting team.
  • Examples of efforts for which you will write::
    • Consumer-facing blog posts for client websites
    • B2B offers for websites like our own
    • Email marketing content
    • Social media posts
    • Assist with social media ads
    • Brochure copy
    • Website copy
    • Copy to be used in video or graphics
    • Job descriptions

Measurement/Areas of success (how do you know you’re doing an amazing job?):

  • Timely completion of written assignments
  • Content that is generally free from errors
  • Accurately written content that references well-researched facts or details
  • Fluff-fee writing (void of filler sentences and/or words)
  • On-topic content
  • Deliver content properly aligned to the goal.
  • Progress your knowledge of how written content aligns to digital marketing strategy. (ie. what are the essential components of writing a social post that generates clicks? Best practices for A/B testing copy, etc).
  • When tasked with similar, repeat assignments, leveraging unique points or unique phrasing to differentiate content
  • Demonstrate ongoing improvement in writing voice, quality, attention to detail, and industry knowledge
  • Communicating with team on ideas, issues, opportunities
  • Being a team player

Benefits Package

Compensation: $44,920.00- $46,920/annual

Paid Time Off & Vacation PTO year period is based on first day of employment, available 90 days after starting employment.

  • 15 PTO days in 1st year, increases by 5 every year, after first year, with cap at 30 PTO days. With roll over.


  • 8 paid holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King’s Birthday (3rd Monday in January)
  • 2 paid floating holidays

Healthcare Benefits

Will be available to enroll within 30-45 days of start of employment.

  • 100% of premium paid by employer for health insurance premium coverage for employee (0% dependents)
  • Employer Paid Dental insurance for employee.
  • Optional vision benefits, paid by employee.

Additional Benefits/Perks

These are available to enroll within 30 days of start of employment, however receipt or start of these may take longer (within 60 days of start of employment).

  • Flexible working hours (within reason to meet client communication expectations)
  • 401k with 100% match on the first 3% of compensation + 50% match on the next 2% of compensation.
  • Required paid training/professional development (annual 16 hours).
  • Gift card rewards for client reviews, in which project manager managed.
  • Branded company swag.
  • Choice to create a new bank, via Gusto (bank is account that, offering these perks: Earn .05% APY; No account or overdraft fees; No surcharges at 32,000+ ATMs nationwide; No minimums, unlimited transfers
  • Instant access to emergency cash with Cashout (when using a Gusto bank account); up 40% of your estimated accrued net wages, before payday / Funds can arrive instantly in account (Cashout is available in all states except AZ, WV, NJ, ND, VT.)
  • Choice of Coffee or tea subscription (starts within approximately 60 days of employment)
  • Snack subscription (starts within approximately 60 days of employment)
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