Ably London, UK
Mar 30, 2020Full-time
About Ably Ably is the world’s fastest Data Stream Network (DSN) spread over 14 data centers and 175+ points of presence. Each day we stream billions of realtime messages to millions of end-users for thousands of developers around the world. Some of the things our platform powers: HubSpot’s chat and collaboration products, live score updates for millions of Australian Open tennis fans, live transit updates for three million Chicagoans. Working at Ably means helping to build the infrastructure that will power and shape the future of the internet. To see what life’s like at Ably, check out our careers page at www.ably.io/careers . In this role At Ably, we believe content is king. You will make content developers truly value. You will make their lives easier, help them understand emerging technologies, and enable them to create great new products under extreme time-to-market pressures. This is an amazing opportunity for someone to experiment, innovate, and deliver a content marketing strategy in a business that is growing and establishing a brand in the global developer community. Day to day, you will: Participate in forming and executing the content strategy at Ably Independently determine content topics and manage article creation and publication from start to finish Research, write, edit, and facilitate content across Ably’s blog and website - whether writing content yourself or writing a mean brief for freelancers and agencies Collaborate with designers, videographers, animators, and social media managers to create & repurpose content across channels Monitor customer conversations on our support channels and social media, as well as public feedback on our competitors' products and use it as a base to come up with new content marketing ideas that improve customer engagement. Must have skills and experience: Experience communicating and producing content targeted at developers Broad understanding of tech ecosystems, from frameworks, to programming languages and cloud services Has a genuine and keen interest in technology, from a developer perspective. Experience with developer-focussed media; has a presence, voice or has published content targeted at developer communities Aptitude to quickly learn and understand ‘technical’ concepts and ideas Managed or at least has experience with a content calendar Can take initiative and keep organised; handling multiple projects at once Nice to have: Writing briefs and managing freelancers On-site SEO skills (understand how to optimise a content piece for search) Academic qualifications in the science subjects What’s it like to work at Ably? Ably is entering a new phase of growth led by an experienced senior team from the likes of Econsultancy and ThoughtWorks. You’ll be part of a successful, highly motivated, and extremely collaborative team. To provide the infrastructure required for the next generation of the internet, to tell the world about it, and to support everyone inside Ably to do so we hire people who are ready and capable of taking on challenging problems in a high-growth environment. We want to work in a company of inclusive people who treat each other well. We’re building a company with a diverse set of people who value: Ownership and impact of work. You have real autonomy and ownership over your work with a visible impact inside Ably, and externally on products powered by Ably that you use in your daily life. An environment to thrive. Modern, comfy office in the heart of Old Street. Excellent transport links, lots of great food, bars and restaurants nearby, and multiple work spaces to match your working style. Truly flexible working and not just lip service. We like people to be in the office most of the time, but work should also fit around life and individual ways of working so you’re free to mold hours and environment to your needs. Work is varied and challenging as we’re solving hard, complex problems that push the limits of what’s possible with today’s software and infrastructure. What's in it for you? A good, competitive salary Flexibility: work from home for up to two days per week Health insurance ClassPass membership Cycle to work Regular company away days and social events Weekly team breakfast or lunch Free drinks and snacks in the office Ongoing professional development (training, events, conferences), including an assigned budget 25 days of paid annual leave (33 days including bank holidays) Company contributions towards your pension Your choice of high quality tech kit to work on Ably has a culture that values employee freedom and responsibility. Apply to talk to us to see if this role on an impactful and collaborative team is right for you.