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Editorial Strategist

Dropbox is a Virtual First company. For this role, we are hiring in Zones 2 and 3. Please refer to our Total Rewards section below to see what neighborhoods fall under each Zone.

Company Description

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We’re looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey. The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today. Wouldn’t it be great if our working environment—and the tools we use—were designed with people’s actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent—if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter. This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots. The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life. Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history. Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you’ll join us on the journey.

Team Description

Our Communications team brings the Dropbox story to life and shares it with the world. From product announcements to user stories to speaking engagements, our work takes many forms and reaches diverse, international audiences. We build compelling narratives to help people connect with our product, brand, and vision.

Role Description

The Dropbox editorial team is looking for an accomplished editor, writer, and content strategist to manage the Dropbox tech blog and contribute to Work in Progress

Play a key role in shaping public perception of Dropboxparticularly among potential technical hires—and help promote our latest products and features through engaging, narrative-driven stories. Be a strategic partner in creating and distributing our editorial content and measuring its impact on brand perception. 

Collaborate closely with teams across the company—including communications, engineering, marketing, legal, and brand—to support the ambitious, innovative work we do for our customers. Gain a deeper understanding of how products are built and launched, exposure to company leaders and decision-makers, and the opportunity to directly influence the success of high-profile marketing moments and events.

Responsibilities

  • Assign, edit, and publish stories on our tech blog (dropbox.tech) that demonstrate our technical expertise and help us attract top talent
  • Write articles for Work in Progress (blog.dropbox.com) that bring our brand’s story to life
  • Build close relationships with our engineering teams, enlist a diverse network of internal contributors, and manage the tech blog content calendar
  • Solicit feedback and obtain approvals from stakeholders (including senior leaders) across the company as necessary
  • Nurture the writing and reporting skills of our engineers and content strategists
  • Help devise and implement strategies for distributing content and measuring results
  • Maintain a high standard of editorial craft and style across everything we publish

Requirements

  • 4-8 years of experience in either tech journalism or editorial content strategy at a tech company
  • As an editor, you’ve edited and managed other writers; as a writer, you have a stellar portfolio of engaging narrative storytelling
  • A proven track record of translating complex technical processes for people of diverse levels of understanding; you can just as easily help an engineer describe the intricacies of our 400G networking infrastructure to other engineers as a non-technical audience
  • Excellent communication skills and and a collaborative spirit; you know how to solicit and reconcile feedback from a wide range of stakeholders, and can work across teams to develop thought-provoking content that supports company priorities
  • Organized and process-oriented; you know how to set deadlines and run a content calendar, but can also be flexible when plans change
  • A deep understanding of technology and a curiosity for how it impacts the way we live, communicate, and work

Preferred Qualifications

  • You’ve edited tech/engineering blog posts for other companies before
  • Basic experience designing and/or maintaining websites (including content management system administration)

Total Rewards

US Zone 1
$157,700—$213,300 USD
US Zone 2
$142,000—$192,000 USD
US Zone 3
$126,100—$170,700 USD

The range(s) listed above is the expected annual salary/OTE for this role, subject to change.

Dropbox takes a number of factors into account when determining individual starting pay, including job and level they are hired into, location/metropolitan area, skillset, and peer compensation.  We target most new hire offers between the minimum up to the middle of the range.

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Dropbox uses the zip code of an employee’s remote work location to determine which metropolitan pay range we use. Current US Zone locations are as follows:
• US Zone 1: San Francisco metro, New York City metro, or Seattle metro
• US Zone 2: Austin (TX) metro, Chicago metro, California (outside SF metro), Colorado, Connecticut (outside NYC metro), Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (outside NYC metro), Oregon, Pennsylvania (outside NYC or DC metro), Washington DC metro, and West Virginia (DC metro)
• US Zone 3: All other US locations

Benefits

Dropbox is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all Dropboxers and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to: 

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • (US Only) Competitive 401(k) Plan with a generous company match and immediate vesting
  • Flexible Time Off/Paid Time Off, paid holidays, Volunteer time off and more
  • Protection Plans including; Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Travel benefit plans
  • Perks Allowance to be used on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness, learning and development, food & groceries, and much more
  • Parental benefits including; Parental Leave, Child and Adult Care, Day Care FSA (US Only), Fertility Benefits (US Only), Adoption and Surrogacy support and Lactation Support  

Mental Health and Wellness benefits Free Dropbox space for your friends and family 

Additional benefits details are available upon request.

Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).