Content Writer

  • 320 5th St N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Tellwell is a storytelling and content creation marketing firm that creates emotional connections with audiences by telling authentic stories of great organizations. Our ultimate goal is to help organizations tell their stories through engaging video, beautiful design, and fantastic web experiences that drive action while also building one of the best companies to work for in the Midwest!

We’re a small team with fun clients, big vision, and huge aspirations. We’re looking for an experienced content writer — someone with a curiosity of people, a knack for pulling stories from interviews, and the skills to create and tell authentic stories. You deliver beautifully written stories, snappy copywriting, and love to nerd out about all things social. You’re passionate about spreading the story and helping mission-driven organizations navigate new landscapes. You know that when your Tribe wins, you win. As a member of the creative team with Team Tellwell, you help lead the charge for creating compelling written content, will work with clients who have strong values and missions.

Job Description

We are looking for a Content Writer to join our editorial team and enrich our client’s work with words.

Content Writer responsibilities include conducting thorough research on industry-related topics, generating ideas for new content types, and proofreading articles before publication for a wide variety of clients. If you’re familiar with producing content and have an eye for detail, we’d like to meet you. Feel free to share samples of your work or portfolio of your published articles, along with your application.

Ultimately, you’ll deliver quality writing pieces that appeal to our Tribe’s audiences, attract customers, and boost brand awareness.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participating in creative ideation sessions

  • Helping discover and build storylines

  • Assisting with pre-production phases (storyboards, shot-lists, etc)

  • Research of interviewees and organizations we work with

  • Developing interview questions for video and written works

  • Writing feature stories, blog posts, press releases, social content, web copy, and any other writing needs both for Team Tellwell and our Tellwell Tribe

  • Editing written works from the content team

  • Coordinate with design teams to illustrate articles

  • Conduct simple keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase web traffic

  • Lead Tellwell’s content on social media

  • Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images, and tone)

  • Facilitate meetings with the Tellwell team and clients

  • Coordinate internal resources and external vendors as necessary

Really great content

Tellwell lives to tell stories - you help figure out what that story is, strategize how to get that out to the people, and then support in creating and delivering those stories. From blogs, to tweets, to storyboarding videos, you have the knowledge to translate people-focused stories into business goals

Client Partnership & Day-to-Day Communication

Stellar client service is an art. When your clients ask questions, you give them true answers — Tellwell doesn’t make things up to cover things up. You communicate with them in their own organization’s language — you become a part of their organization just as much as they’re a part of ours.



  • Experience in working with many clients at once

  • Experience editing strong story focus

  • Strong organization and workflow

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work with team members and outside partners

  • Capturing and editing written pieces (from blog posts to social ads, to long-form magazine articles) from start to finish

  • Unparalleled attention to detail.

  • Terrific writing skills with the ability to craft social media posts and other marketing communications.

  • A knack for voice and tone in the social and digital media space.

  • Passion for marketing, community building, and storytelling on the (social) web.

  • Willingness to contribute and accept ongoing, constructive feedback from your team.

  • 2-5 years of client-facing experience

  • Recognizing what needs to be done and getting it done

  • People and process-oriented

  • Strong client focus and empathy

  • Ability to hustle in a fast, demanding startup environment

  • A keen eye for design and film

  • Work from our HQ in Fargo, ND

Additional Information

Bonus Points

  • Working knowledge of SEO principles

  • Administering paid social campaigns

  • Inbound experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud and Google Apps for Business

  • Experience in Asana, Slack, and Everhour

  • Basic knowledge of Wordpress


Does the above sound like it might be you? Then we’d love to hear from you. Our goal is to provide a hiring and working experience in which all people know they are equally respected and valued. So whatever it is that makes you unique—your gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, citizenship, educational background, socioeconomic status—we value it, and we’d love to see what you might add to our team.