Careers at Gumballs.com
Open Position: Technical Writer Position
About Gumballs.com: Gumballs.com is a fun and exciting Bozeman-based ecommerce company that sells the most fun products imaginable. . .who doesn't love candy and gumball machines? We are an independent, family-owned and growing e-commerce retail store. We offer competitive compensation, generous Paid Time Off, paid vacations and a fun, casual and friendly work atmosphere where every customer and every day is unique.
Position Summary: We are seeking a full-time or part time technical writer to help us freshen up the Gumballs.com website.
Technical Writing Responsibilities
• Create fun and original product and category descriptions for the Gumballs.com Website.
• Research and write blog posts.
• Help manage Gumballs.com Social Profile.
• Be willing to "roll up your sleeves" to help out with all aspects of the business.
• High school diploma required.
• Prior writing experience.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
• Fast (50+ wpm) and accurate typing skills.
• Strong proficiency with software applications such as Outlook, Word and Excel.
• Strong problem-solving skills and able to make quick decisions.
• Attention to detail and accuracy.
• Self-motivated, independent and team oriented.
• Great people skills and a positive attitude!
• Highly productive, hard working and highly organized.
• Work standard office hours Monday-Friday with a daily half hour lunch break.
Preferred Skills & Experiences:
• Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Business, Marketing or related field.
• Prior ecommerce or website technical writing experience.
• Photoshop and graphic design experience.
• Experience with commercial shopping cart solutions (eg, Magento, Yahoo Stores, GoECart)
• Bilingual (Spanish preferred).
To Apply: To be considered for this opportunity, please send a resume, letter of application, compensation requirements, and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only candidates who currently reside in the Bozeman area will be considered. No phone calls or direct contact at our location please.
Writing Sample: For your writing sample, please pick a product from our current website and create a new, fun and original product description for that product.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement: Gumballs.com is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, age, national origin, disability or other status protected by federal, state, or local law.