University of Wisconsin–Madison

Technical Communication Internship

Employer Fivetran
Location Oakland, CA
Type Full time
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Apply by December 31st 2017
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Posted on October 10, 2017


Job Description:

About Fivetran:

Fivetran builds technology to help analysts load data into a warehouse. Our connectors are the smartest way to bring data from applications and databases into one central location, enabling analysts to unlock profound insights about their business. We’ve built the only zero-maintenance pipelines, turning months of on-going development into a 5-minute setup.

The Role:

We’re looking for an intern currently studying journalism and technology who’s keen to become an evangelist in the growing cloud ecosystem. The role requires a mastery of the English language and the ability to communicate technical concepts to our customer data teams.

In this role you will have a big impact on our communications strategy while gaining deep knowledge of the data infrastructure industry. For a budding tech journalist or technical writer, this is an excellent opportunity to gain a strong technical foundation.

Your main responsibility will be to develop our company voice through our blog focused on data strategy. Working cross functionally with marketing and data engineering teams, you will help grow our audience of analysts and business intelligence gurus. Your readers are strategically minded with passion for analytics. Potential blog posts include customer case studies, interviews with our technical partners, data strategy how-tos, and sales enablement content.

Your Experience:
Demonstrated ability to write clean copy quickly
Ability to convey technical concepts clearly
Strong critical thinker with an attention to detail
Experience writing short and long form content for the business audience, ideally in a digital-first setting
Interest in gaining experience with B2B/enterprise, cloud technology, and data infrastructure
A passion for driving customer success through content marketing and evangelism
Availability to work full time or part time in our Oakland, CA headquarters
Current student working towards a BA or BS degree in Journalism, Communications, Writing, Editing, Public Relations, or a related field.

If you’re interested in this position, please submit your resume and your cover letter with at least one writing sample attached to it.

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