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Content Writer

Are you a detail-oriented content creator with a knack for engaging and informative copy? Do you have experience crafting content that strikes a balance between promotional and educational? If so, Grist wants you to join our team as our Content Writer!

This position is remote, in a distributed team.

Who We Are

At Grist, we’re building the next generation spreadsheet-database. We’re a small but mighty team in early stages of growth, with a well-developed and ambitious product. Our customers love us, and their enthusiasm proves that we have the potential to be a major player in the data productivity space. We’re looking for a Content Writer who can help us craft compelling, multi-channel and multi-format messaging that resonates with our community and target personas, communicates the value of our services, and stands out from the competition.

We value our people and offer generous compensation, paid vacation, and comprehensive healthcare, dental, and vision benefits. This is a remote position.


You’ll be responsible for producing content for our website, blog, newsletter, and life cycle emails as well as for our online communities, forums, and social media channels. You’ll be expected to understand our customers, their pain points, and our product’s strengths and weaknesses, then develop content that speaks directly to their needs. You’ll also stay current with industry trends and best practices to help shape our content strategy.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Knowing our customers through regular interactions, research, and analytics
  • Identifying key user personas and tailoring messaging to each persona
  • Creating and editing content for our website, blog, newsletter, life cycle emails, and ads
  • Writing content for online communities, forums, and social media channels, and engaging with users on those platforms
  • Writing scripts for videos and copy for graphics to accompany content created for various channels and platforms
  • Staying current with industry trends


  • 2+ years experience in SaaS content creation
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet software a must; experience with spreadsheet-database tools a major plus (e.g., Grist, Airtable, Notion, Coda, etc.)
  • Strong writing and copy skills, and a portfolio of written work
  • Skills in image and video editing a plus
  • Experience in startup environment
  • Strong team player


  • Salary in the range of $60k–$75k
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Four weeks paid vacation
  • 401k plan
  • Remote work

How to Apply

Solve our data puzzle. It is a challenge not for the faint of heart, but should be fun if you like working with data and seeing through the noise. Once you solve the challenge, you’ll be given a code to send along with your resume and a cover letter to