Company: KiwiCo, Inc.
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: June 10, 2021
KiwiCo is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids'
creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and
inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore,
create, and learn; and arm them with the creative confidence and
tools to change the world. Our core offering is a subscription
service that delivers hands-on projects to kids of all ages. We
also have an online store and a content hub for families. We take
great pride and ownership in the products and experiences we design
and in the community of parents and kids we serve. Our office is
located in Mountain View, within walking distance to the Caltrain
station. Our offices are located in Mountain View, CA. Currently,
we are working remotely. As guidelines permit, we will move to our
plan of hybrid, remote/in-office work.
Role and Responsibilities:
KiwiCo is seeking an Editor to take on the responsibility for
creating, editing, and managing instructional and educational
content for our hands-on projects for kids, with a focus on
parenting, child development, creativity, and learning, especially
for babies and toddlers ages 0-3.
We are looking for an experienced editor who is passionate about
delivering excellent, engaging content for kids and families. You
have the ability to manage complex workflows, a deep understanding
of how visuals and text come together to make a piece cohesive, and
a laser focus on deadlines. In this role, you will:
Lead the creation of excellent editorial pieces that support
brand values and business goals, working closely and
collaboratively with product designers and visual designers.
Define, manage, and write content to support our baby and
- Move editorial pieces through our production process. Ensure
deadlines are met and guidelines and standards are followed.
As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe
and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an
infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done
attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid
pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve, with
excellent organizational and communication skills. Required skills
and qualifications include:
Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of writing/editing experience.
You have excellent writing and editing skills, with the experience
and skills required to work in a fast-paced editorial production
A background in early childhood development or equivalent work
experience, with experience creating content for kids and families,
especially infants and toddlers ages 0-3.
Experience working within a brand style, with the ability to
consistently deliver clean, polished copy efficiently.
Exceptional attention to detail, grammar, and logical story
construction, with an eye for visual communication and
Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to
collaborate cross-functionally on creative projects. Able to give
and receive feedback well.
Strong project management skills. You are a self-starter with
the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment and meet
deadlines on multiple simultaneous projects.
- You are flexible and creative, with the ability to see a
project from idea stage through completion. You are an innovative
thinker and can solve problems creatively.
If you're passionate about delivering innovative, delightful,
and enriching products and experiences for kids, we'd love to hear
from you. Please apply by submitting a resume and cover letter
telling us why you're interested in KiwiCo and what you think you'd
bring to this specific position and our team.
KiwiCo is committed to creating a diverse environment and is
proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking
employment at KiwiCo are considered without regard to race,
ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military
status, or any other legally protected category.
Keywords: KiwiCo, Inc., Mountain View , Editor, Other , Mountain View, California
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