Copy Editor/Writer

at SolarWinds (View all jobs)

Cork, Ireland

Req ID: 200727

At SolarWinds, we’re a people-first company. Our purpose is to enrich the lives of the people we serve—including our employees, customers, shareholders, Partners, and communities. Join us in our mission to help customers accelerate business transformation with simple, powerful, and secure solutions.

The ideal candidate thrives in an innovative, fast-paced environment and is collaborative, accountable, ready, and empathetic. We’re looking for individuals who believe they can accomplish more as a team and create lasting growth for themselves and others. We hire based on attitude, competency, and commitment. Solarians are ready to advance our world-class solutions in a fast-paced environment and accept the challenge to lead with purpose. If you’re looking to build your career with an exceptional team, you’ve come to the right place. Join SolarWinds and grow with us!

Your Role:

We seek a highly skilled and detail-oriented Copy Editor/Writer to join our Database Category Marketing team. In this role, you will be an integral part of our content creation process, ensuring our written materials are of the highest quality, consistent in style, and meet the company’s brand standards. If you have a passion for accuracy, possess a sharp eye for detail, and are dedicated to maintaining editorial excellence, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and contribute to creating impactful content that engages our audience and drives our brand’s success.

Your primary responsibilities will include copy editing various types of marketing content and writing brand-level copy for banner ads, website landing pages, blogs, and brochures.

Your Impact:

  • Review and edit written content for accuracy, clarity, grammar, punctuation, and spelling, ensuring adherence to our company’s style and brand guidelines.
  • Write original copy for banner ads, website pages, blogs, social media copy and Experience with writing copy for infographics, eBooks and videos.
  • Maintain a keen eye for detail, identifying and correcting grammar, syntax, and sentence structure errors.
  • Ensure style, tone, and voice consistency across all written materials.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to refine and improve their work, providing constructive feedback and suggestions.
  • Develop, maintain, and educate the company about the editing guidelines, including copywriting style guides and grammar rules.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, grammar rules, and language usage to maintain the highest editorial standards.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including writers, designers, SEO and marketers, to deliver high-quality content that meets project deadlines.
  • Conduct thorough fact-checking and research to ensure the accuracy and credibility of THE content.
  • Ability to conduct interviews with thought leaders on technology-related topics and ghostwrite high-quality blog posts and articles.
  • Format and structure content according to the publishing requirements of various platforms and mediums.
  • Own and maintain a consistent editorial workflow and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience writing both technical content and promotional copy.
  • Ability to translate highly-technical products and concepts into clear, compelling, concise, action-oriented copy.

Your Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or a related field.
  • 4+ years of experience as a Copy Editor/Writer.
  • Exceptional command of the English language, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Strong attention to detail and a meticulous approach to work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous experience with technology writing a plus.
  • Proficiency in editing tools and project management software (e.g., Microsoft Word, SharePoint, Asana, Grammarly, etc.).
  • Familiarity with style guides (e.g., AP Stylebook) and ability to create and maintain in-house style guides.
  • Ability to self-manage, prioritize, multi-task and time manage.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with SEO principles and best practices is a plus.

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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