Head of Copy

| Greater LA Area | Remote
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Altruist is a hyper-growth fintech company on a mission to make financial advice better and more accessible for everyone. Our team is building a revolutionary platform for financial advisors and their clients that helps advisors give clients a wonderful experience with their money - something that has long lacked in the world of advisor-led investing. Using Altruist, advisors can work more efficiently and reduce costs, enabling them to help more people, in more ways than before.

If you’re passionate about your craft and are looking for big, meaningful problems to solve, then you’ll love what we’re up to. At Altruist, you’ll have the opportunity to do exciting work on products ranging from complex enterprise business software to a beautiful consumer app experience and user acquisition platform.

We’re adding a Head of Copy to join as a substantial part of our marketing team. You’ll help shape our identity and build a brand that our audience loves, developing a wide variety of creative assets spanning our website, social channels, display ads, and email. You’ll also serve as the editor across other types of collateral, our product experience, and external and internal communications. In short, you’ll be the single source of truth for all things brand voice at Altruist.

You’ll play a central role in defining and expanding the tone-of-voice of an exciting fintech company with tons of opportunities to explore and grow.


What you'll do:

  • Evolve and own our brand voice
  • Bring a creative, thoughtful approach to copy through the entire Altruist universe - defining the way our brand sounds across owned, paid, and earned channels
  • Be the go-to resource for tone-of-voice consistency across internal and external communications
  • Author and/or edit content as we grow, ensuring that our brand voice evolves alongside our business
  • Educate existing and future members of the Altruist team, and ensure that external partners can be successful writing for the brand with reasonable oversight
  • Oversee internal and external copywriters, and partner with UX writing teams

What you'll need:

  • 7+ years of experience writing for brands
  • A strong portfolio of work that demonstrates experience with a broad range of brand and marketing projects
  • Experience crafting and/or implementing organization-wide copy guidelines
  • Must be humble, kind, collaborative, have a positive attitude, and be a joy to work with
  • Be a great team player combined with an ownership mentality over your work
  • Relentlessly driven, always learning
  • An entrepreneur mindset with a drive to take initiative, seeing projects through from start to finish with great attention to detail

What you’ll get:

At Altruist, you’ll work with a talented group of creators working relentlessly to disrupt an antiquated system primed for disruption. You’ll have the freedom to do your best work alongside down-to-earth professionals at the leading edge of their disciplines and the opportunity to make a real impact through your contributions. As an early team member at a young (fast-growing) company, you’ll have a significant influence on how we build our products.

Altruist believes the best work comes from a happy team who’s encouraged to continually grow and develop their expertise. We take pride in our culture, built on a foundation of mutual respect and transparency, and rooted in our three core values:

Kindness: The equal and kind treatment of all is of foremost importance to us, and we continually strive to bring diversity in thought and background to our team to strengthen our company. 

Brilliance: Brilliance at Altruist means constantly striving to better your craft with a hunger for constant learning and growth. 

Grit: Our team is driven, has a bias towards action, and an insatiable appetite for getting things done to bring us closer to realizing our mission.

Think you’ll be a good fit? Apply with a link to your portfolio. We look forward to meeting you.

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Technology we use

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Location

Per GQ & Forbes magazine, "The coolest street/block in America." Abbot Kinney Blvd. The beach is also just a 15-minute walk away.

An Insider's view of Altruist

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office is relaxed and welcoming. We check our egos at the door and focus on producing great work together. Collaboration is paramount. While we're flexible, down-to-earth, and provide plenty of autonomy—we're also extremely motivated and hard-working. Altruist has a huge opportunity to make a big impact and we're dedicated to making it happen.

John

Head of Design

What does your typical day look like?

Our team has a collaborative spirit while also taking ownership of our areas of expertise. The environment at Altruist requires us to be flexible as we build our technology for our clients. Maintaining a balance between these multiple aspects is both challenging and fulfilling. I genuinely feel empowered and responsible to make an impact.

Gokul

Quantitative Researcher

What's something quirky about your company?

Let’s just say that I don’t dread Mondays anymore. People genuinely want to be here! Coming to work is like coming to hang out with great friends, and together we are building something that will help a lot of people. The days tend to fly by, and in the heart of Venice, there is never a dull moment!

Shabana

Marketing Manager

What are Altruist Perks + Benefits

Altruist Benefits Overview

Office on Abbot Kinney, 401k with 4% company match, stock options, unlimited PTO, free snacks/beverages, dog friendly office, flexible schedule, community volunteering, monthly lunch & learns, fun work environment.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Altruist loves to volunteer in our communities. We have participated in beach clean-ups and looking to get involved with local charities, animal shelters and helping the homeless.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Altruist offers stock options with a 4 year vesting schedule.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Altruist provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Altruist offers commuter benefits for transit and parking. Altruist will deposit $100 each month towards your commuter benefits.
Stocked Kitchen
You want it, we probably have it. :)
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted every Thursday.
Parking
We offer employees flexible commuter benefits up to $100/mo, to be used however best for each team member.
Pet Friendly
Altruist pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
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