Senior Writer | Ford Motor Company | Remote (USA)

Senior Writer | Ford Motor Company | Remote (USA)

Remote US
Application ends: October 2, 2024
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Job Description

Senior Writer

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world — together. At Ford, we’re all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

The Global Dealer Training & Productivity team helps dealers work smarter, not harder, with targeted training, data, strategy and more. Together, our team:

  • Ensures dealers have the content and training they need when they need it. Our focus is delivering unified coaching, a data-driven ecosystem and new productivity technologies so the right content, by the right people, reaches them at the right time.
  • Helps dealers become more strategic in diagnosing gaps and developing solutions
  • Equips dealers with what they need to succeed and help them develop into trusted advisors to customers
  • Works with dealers to improve business metrics, lower turnover, and increase customer satisfaction
  • Responds to a shifting customer base with diverse preferences to transform customer experiences

RESPONSIBILITIES

What you’ll do…

Ford Motor Company is building a robust internal video production capability. Employing top creative and production talent from film and marketing, this team will specialize in crafting Edutainment for multiple audiences, including Ford dealerships and customers.

As Lead Creative, Editorial, you’ll join an unconventional team of creatives on a mission to offer the world fresh, binge-worthy content about Ford, its vehicles, people, and the automotive industry as a whole. You’ll apply your engaging style of writing to a full spectrum of digital content, from video to interactive — from short form to feature-length projects. Your work will make a measurable difference in the lives of your audience — writing the stories they’ll retell over and over again.

  • An Original
  • Engaging — a writer with fresh samples that speak for themselves. Beyond clever word play, work that creates an emotional connection with audiences, brings simplicity to complex subjects, and moves people to action
  • Known as creative, inside and outside the office
  • Possesses a creative toolbox that’s full of surprises
  • A curious learner who believes that helping other people learn is worthy of their most creative, ingenious and moving work
  • Inventive — excited to match wits with the challenges of a rapidly changing world
  • Scrappy and undaunted, ready to take leadership on large projects

This is a remote within the United States, unless the candidate lives within 50 miles of Dearborn, MI or another office location.

QUALIFICATIONS

You’ll have…

  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Creative Director for copy, Associate Creative Director for copy, Senior Copywriter, Screenwriter, or related professional writing experience.
  • Diverse portfolio of writing samples that showcases the breadth of your experience, writing style, clarity, punch and polish. Samples should include video (scripted and unscripted) and web-based content

Even better, you may have…

  • Video production
  • A compelling reason why you’re perfect for this job
  • Ability to work collaboratively, both in person and digitally
  • Gamified learning and marketing experiences
  • Design Thinking or similar approach
  • Thought and team leadership
  • Instructional Design

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we’ve outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

  • Immediate medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible family care days, paid parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more
  • Family building benefits including adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, fertility treatments, and more
  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members and management leases
  • Tuition assistance
  • Established and active employee resource groups
  • Paid time off for individual and team community service
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

This position is a salary grade 5-8.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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