Director of Writing at CardX

| Chicago
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About Us
CardX is a payment technology company that’s changing the way businesses accept credit cards. We’re focused on introducing more options for consumers, delivering automatic compliance through software solutions, and making payments more fair for everyone.
Our core values are positivity, respect, and excellence. At CardX, you’ll have the opportunity to shape our core communications strategy, including managing key client communication, defining CardX’s brand voice, and working with our leadership to tell the CardX story more broadly. In this role, you’ll be supported by talented colleagues who share your winning mentality and are, like you, energized by excellent work.
Position Details
The Head of Writing will work with leadership from all CardX teams to ensure excellence, precision, and thoughtfulness in the company’s written communications.
This role requires unwavering commitment to excellence in writing, obsessive attention to detail, and creative thinking about how to turn exceptional communication into a company cornerstone. Initial projects will include developing tone and voice standards, working with leadership and outside firms to refine brand messaging, and regularly reviewing the work product of other teams to achieve a superlative level of polish for important deliverables.
Candidates with extraordinary dedication to great writing and the ability to inspire the same zeal throughout the company will thrive in this role.

What to Expect

  • Defining internal communications standards
  • Reviewing key client presentations and correspondence
  • Coaching teams and individuals on opportunities to improve their writing skills
  • Collaborating with outside firms to shape the CardX brand narrative
  • Working with CardX leadership on major communications opportunities

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • SqlLanguages
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    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • ZohoCRM

Location

The CardX HQ is located on the Magnificent Mile just steps away from the Riverwalk.

An Insider's view of CardX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our workplace is relaxed, collaborative and friendly. All of the personalities in our office are engaging and welcoming, and you can sense it everywhere you go. It also doesn’t hurt that we have awesome workspaces and some of the best views in the city!

Eliana

Talent Lead

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

One way we build collaboration within our culture is by including other team leads in our daily product development scrum meetings. Ongoing transparency and feedback are encouraged from others via open slack channels. We also conduct regular stakeholder meetings that establish direct communication with senior management.

Venson

SVP, Technology

What makes someone successful on your team?

At CardX we value positivity, respect, and initiative. As a startup in the fin-tech space, taking the initiative to start a project or propose a process improvement goes a long way with a small team. Each day our team members show up with a positive perspective and a willingness to be adaptable to serve our client in any way that we can.

Natalie

VP, Operations

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We believe that creativity in the workplace happens when team members have a strong sense of agency and empowerment. Our goal is to ensure that our teams always have a high level of autonomy in the projects they’re working on, and building a culture where people have authorship of their work really fosters creativity within the company.

Michael

COO

What are CardX Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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