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Content Strategist


What does the Content Strategist role entail?

Content Strategist, Remote

Holberton is a revolutionary new type of software engineering school that "has no teachers, no lectures, and no upfront tuition" (Fast Company) and "helps inexperienced programmers land jobs at Apple" (CNN). While the rest of the technology ecosystem struggles with diversity, Holberton school is 40 percent female and 53 percent minority (New York Times). We are driven by a passion for enabling people worldwide from all walks of life to learn how to code. Holberton has a startup-size team with an international impact, providing its education through a network of campuses in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Africa.

Holberton is not just a network of coding schools. In the cities we operate, we act as a strong social mobility tool and contribute to the local economic development. Holberton is always warmly welcomed by governments and companies.

This content strategist position is remote. You will work with co-workers distributed across Europe and North America, requiring you to be flexible with working hours (available from GMT+2 to GMT-8). You will design, plan, write, and edit content for marketing, press, and internal communications purposes. You will report directly to the co-founder and president.


  • Work closely with various stakeholders to understand business needs and then design a content strategy that will help reach the company's goals
  • Design, write, edit, proofread diverse types of content, including but not limited to: blog post, op-ed, whitepaper, internal communication, social media copy, press release, talk proposals…
  • Ability to turn an idea or outline into content
  • Work along the Marketing team to align content strategy with campaigns calendar
  • Manage content hubs
  • Track content goal and analytics


  • Interested in the future of our society and the trends that shape it: digitalization, 4th industrial revolution, future of work, workforce development...
  • Proven ability to master content strategy and style guidelines from both writing and editing perspective
  • Excellent outlining, data-driven writing, content editing, research, and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment

Good to have:

  • Fluency in Spanish and French
  • Experience interviewing guests for podcasts or video production
  • Experience writing about workforce & economic development, education topics
  • Experience writing and placing op-ed

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Life at Holberton

Holberton offers a unique culture and environment consisting of enriching and rewarding work as well as career growth, all in the context of a collaborative community. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a highly motivated team where constant idea development, skill acquisition, and knowledge sharing are foundational. At Holberton, people are inspired and aspire to do great work every day.