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Mixed Media Content Writer

United States - District of Columbia - Washington DC

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Expedia

Introduction

This is an exciting opportunity to put your exceptional writing and research skills to work in a highly creative and performance-driven environment. In this role, you will scope, write and deploy online mixed media content aimed at internal Expedia Group teams.

You will turn complex information into simple yet compelling pieces helping Expedia Group audiences acquire knowledge and skills.

We are looking for a strong and versatile writer able to extract the essential facts and information and deliver them through compelling, innovative and impactful online stories, while successfully managing multiple stakeholders and your production timeline. The role offers you the unique opportunity to write copy for digital mixed media packages combining a variety of content types, including articles, infographics, videos, quizzes and audio.

You should have a digital first approach and a superior understanding of the unique strengths of the different types of media and be able to adapt your writing to each content type.

If you like finding creative, innovative approaches to express ideas and concepts to make them easy to understand and internalize, we’d very much like to meet you. Your role with include choosing the appropriate media and style to meet the needs of each specific project. The work demands a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.

LPS Learning


We have an agency set up with the creative freedom to develop highly impactful content as part of a team of various types of designers. Our work involves creating training that’s compelling and resonates with our millennial audience. We develop content across a mix of media and have a platform that our audiences are highly engaged with.  Our video content is a mix of live action and animation, using external resources from the point of production to outsource the specialist skills of shooting, animation and editing. There is a high performance culture with the same level of team and management support to make sure the work produced is exceptional.

What You’ll Do

Write compelling copy for a mix of online media content aimed at a global audience of 5,000 people who sit within LPS (the hotel supply arm of Expedia Group).

Who You Are

You are a strong and versatile writer, able to create copy that brings to life and links together a variety of online media. Here’s what your role that looks like:

Responsibilities:

  • Interpret and build briefs by gathering information and data through research to generate creative concepts that exceed business needs
  • Show initiative whilst researching the content and look for ways to make it engaging for the audience and solve the business problem / land the business change
  • Choose the most appropriate content type for each particular topic or subject
  • Write copy that brings your content to life and links together the various components of digital mixed media packages
  • Develop ideas that simplify the complex
  • Collaborate with colleagues to align to wider timelines
  • Consider and plan the way mixed media content will be deployed and displayed to the audience by collaborating with colleagues both in and out of the immediate team to ensure a successful launch
  • Integrate the media content into relevant delivery mechanism (classroom, virtual, online) and ensure it links to the publishing tool’s analytics to enable reporting
  • Ensure content is accurate and compliant

Skills

  • Ability to synthesize complex concepts and business problems into very simple and audience friendly language
  • Exceptional writing skills, to articulate ideas and content through language for both narration and conversational pieces
  • Versatility and ability to choose the right style and tone of voice for each content type
  • Self motivated, self aware and able to drive collaborative success with limited guidance
  • Autonomously create solutions and articulate complex concepts and ideas to a broad audience
  • Strong ability to effectively consult, communicate and collaborate to get to the core business problems and identify the best media solution to solve them
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to handle both executive leadership and operational teams, adapting style and medium to different audiences as needed
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Ideally educated in online communication
  • Experience in writing for digital media
  • Experience using Microsoft Office & Mac
  • Strong eye for detail

Knowledge & Behavior:

  • Creative and organized
  • Helps the team win
  • Excellent communicator
  • Shows judgement when analyzing and making decisions
  • Customer/client focused
  • Creative in developing solutions to problems
  • Excellent time and workload management skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude

Why Join Us?

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.  Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.  

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach.  We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer.  We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small.  We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple.  Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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Job Category
Creative/Content Group

Job Function
Content

Locations
United States - District of Columbia - Washington DC
United States - New York - New York

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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