Writer

Austin, United States


Flippa is growing and we’re looking for an experienced writer who thrives on creating exceptional content to engage and educate an audience.  As the market leader in the digital real estate industry, we are looking for a writer with a demonstrated passion for topics that help people to understand small business, how to buy or sell a business and trends.  You will be able to translate complex information into engaging, conversational case studies, industry insights and white papers helping to build loyalty with our Flippa community of buyers and sellers.  Working remotely, this position will work closely with our Senior Content Marketing Manager based in Austin, Texas.

Own Your Future at Flippa
Founded in 2009, Flippa’s mission is to give every business owner a pathway to exit. Flippa’s platform powers the digital real estate industry, we invented the space and we are the market leaders. Our unique peer-to-peer marketplace brings together entrepreneurs, owners, investors and operators to trade sites, stores, apps and online businesses. We represent the new real estate - it’s digital real estate - and this is your opportunity to be a part of a major shift in society, one where digital business ownership is the new currency and a new asset class. 

At Flippa, your ideas count and your perspective matters. We favour the brave and want you to do your best work. You will love it here if you are open and curious, love a fast pace, always think about the end customer and know the digital economy. We want to help our customers be successful and this means working on the things that matter most to them. We support each other (one of our values is to Be Human) to achieve great things and celebrate the wins. Do you want to Own Your Future?

As Flippa’s writer, you’ll get to -  

  • Write subject matter articles orienting to the small business sales ecosystem
  • Write engaging white papers designed to attract buyers and sellers
  • Host and write interviews with buyers and sellers
  • Leverage insights from analytics to grow Flippa’s readership
  • Help Flippa’s sellers better merchandise their businesses for sale by interpreting information provided by sellers to create compelling listing pages
  • Work with cross-functional partners to increase Flippa’s audience
  • Offer suggestions for new approaches to content
  • Work with People & Culture to develop written content to lift Flippa’s employer brand and profile on our about page and social media (LinkedIn).

What you bring to the table - 

  • An ability to understand complex topics and explain them conversationally
  • Ability to demonstrate high-quality written stories with a strong customer-first orientation
  • Ability to write stories that inform and delight a highly educated audience, creating some buzz amongst our community
  • Exceptional written skills including the ability to write for interviews
  • You are proactive and have excellent time management skills
  • You are a quick learner who can work effectively in an ever-changing startup environment
  • You will enjoy working as part of a team to collaborate cross functionally
  • You are a motivated, self starter 

To be successful, you will have - 

  • Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity (we’re a successful startup that is grwoing at speed and will continue to innovate aggressively).
  • A strong command of language
  • A strong work ethic
  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver clean copy under deadline pressure
  • The ability to manage multiple projects

These are the people we love at Flippa - do you fit?

  • You possess a Think, Say, Plan, Do mindset and demonstrate this in everything you do
  • You are solutions orientated
  • You love working in a fast paced ambitious environment.
  • You are results driven
  • You have a positive attitude and desire “go the extra mile” to achieve great things for Flippa
  • You have loads of initiative
  • You are happy to work both autonomously, but also with a strong team ethic and ability to collaborate across teams. We may reward individual effort, but we most certainly play as a team in everything we do 
  • You love helping small business owners achieve 
  • You want to have some fun

Pay & Benefits
Flippa is an awesome place for great professionals – you'll be working with smart colleagues, tackling challenging problems, and enjoying a competitive salary, equity package and other benefits depending on your location.  We also have a wellness program, birthday leave, paid parental leave, study support, recognition awards and more.

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