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Content Writer

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Paid time off
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Parental leave
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Join Axon and be a Force for Good.

At Axon, we’re on a mission to Protect Life. We’re explorers, pursuing society’s most critical safety and justice issues with our ecosystem of devices and cloud software. Like our products, we work better together. We connect with candor and care, seeking out diverse perspectives from our customers, communities and each other.

Life at Axon is fast-paced, challenging and meaningful. Here, you’ll take ownership and drive real change. Constantly grow as you work hard for a mission that matters at a company where you matter.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes justice, advances equity, values diversity and fosters inclusion. We’re committed to hiring the best talent — regardless of race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances — and empowering all of our employees so they can do their best work. If you have a disability or special need that requires assistance or accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email [email protected]. Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Axon will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.

*Axon requires employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved. As such, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.

Your Impact

As the domestic content writer, you will demonstrate expertise in the content creation process, maintain content libraries critical to proposal team success, standardize and streamline proposal content, help proposal managers with client-specific strategy, and communicate with subject matter experts across various departments in the organization.

You will lead the content management/creation process for the Domestic Proposal Team. This process will include attending kick-off meetings with proposal managers, sales reps, sales engineers, legal reps, etc., as well as one-on-one meetings with proposal managers to create competitive and strategic content to help drive positive RFP outcomes. You will be responsible for updating content as technology changes or as new technology is introduced, creating compelling pieces of content with up-to-date stats and client lists, and tailoring company-wide language to match the existing voice of our proposal responses.

You will be required to establish an expansive knowledge base of all Axon hardware and software, and use such information to provide written and verbal assistance to team members across the organization, while providing support for broader Proposal Team initiatives through product training and process improvements.


What You’ll Do

Location: Remotely from United States
Reports to: Head of Global Proposals

  • Develops technical content and/or documentation focused on the domestic market for multiple features, products, and/or company information, while completing other assignments assigned by the content team lead.
  • Works closely with internal subject matter experts—including proposal managers, product managers and engineers, professional services personnel, leadership, sales representatives, etc.—to establish strong working relationships and a heightened awareness of company-wide resources.
  • Contributes to the content library by adding new and standardized content, identifying content needs, and writing/developing content with subject matter experts.
  • Acts with guidance from an experienced content team lead to complete tasks such as keeping stats and other documentation up-to-date.
  • Assesses and evaluates requirements to create informative, concise, visually compelling, engaging, and easy-to-understand proposal content.
  • Applies Axon product knowledge to help improve and maintain strategic proposal content.
  • Interacts with domestic/international proposal team members to deliver ad-hoc writing requests.
  • Reports weekly to the content team lead to share information that helps prioritize workload and content creation tasks.
  • Communicates directly with domestic sales leaders to identify gaps in strategic content and develop client-specific language.

What You Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, English, Journalism or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of technical writing experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Direct technical writing experience for features and/or services.
  • Experience working cross-functionally, including user research, product management, UX design, engineering, marketing, sales, etc.
  • Mastery of desktop publishing and document formatting tools including MS Office (e.g. PowerPoint, Visio, Word, Excel, etc.), Adobe Acrobat, and others to produce visually appealing and concise documents and diagrams
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Rigorous attention to detail and excellent technical writing skills including grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Excellent comprehension, organization, and prioritization skills required
  • Solid time management and multitasking skills, with the ability to manage various competing deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient in Qvidian, Qorus, or similar proposal automation software
  • Knowledge and experience using Salesforce preferred
  • Experience with graphic design software preferred
  • Experience working and influencing multiple stakeholders within a cross-functional, geo-dispersed team


Benefits that Benefit You

  • Competitive salary and 401k with employer match
  • Discretionary paid time off
  • Paid parental leave for all
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Fitness Programs
  • Emotional & Mental Wellness support
  • Learning & Development programs
  • And yes, we have snacks in our offices

Benefits listed herein may vary depending on the nature of your employment and the location where you work

NOTE: The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The job description may change or be supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.

Some roles may also require legal eligibility to work in a firearms environment.

Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    No, telecommuting is not possible for this position
About Axon
Axon Enterprise, Inc. is an American Scottsdale, Arizona-based company which develops technology and weapons products for military, law enforcement and civilians.
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Electronics, GovTech
Founded
1993
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1K-5K employees

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