Writer at Cisco



  • LOCATION: San Jose, California, US
  • ALTERNATE LOCATION Remote, Anywhere in the USA
  • AREA OF INTEREST Marketing and Communications
  • JOB TYPE Professional
  • TECHNOLOGY INTEREST Collaboration, Video
  • JOB ID 1315649

Who You’ll Work With

Cisco is an award-winning workplace – named #1 on the World’s Best Workplaces list by Great Places to Work and Fortune Magazine for the second year in a row! Our company purpose is to Power an Inclusive Future for All. In the Cisco Collaboration Business Unit, our focus is to empower inclusive collaboration, and we’re delivering on that with the all-new Webex. We are #1 in market share for personal meetings and cloud/hosted calling users. Our momentum continues to build (read about our recent announcements). Our Marketing team is growing, and we’re hiring!

What You’ll Do

The Writer will be part of an in-house creative team responsible for developing high impact, high quality, persuasive marketing for the brand, products/services, demand, thought leadership content and events. This person will write copy, proofread and edit text at various stages of the writing process and in response to requests and feedback from various stakeholders. They will know how to partner with art directors/visual designers to deliver on the totality of a communication/program. Responsibilities may also include reviewing internal/external copy as time permits.

Who You Are

5-7 years of experience creating long-form thought leadership pieces, shorter form marketing centric content, website content and proven experience crafting email and banner copy. A portfolio or resume that showcases your individual contributions/effect on performance of marketing campaigns. Ability to hit fast-moving deadlines and juggle multiple projects at once. Must have some in-house or creative agency experience. Experience with writing for B2B/SaaS a plus; Also interested in B2C.

We Are Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re “old” (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do – you can’t put us in a box!

But “Digital Transformation” is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!

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