Who is Canonical?

Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu, the leading Operating System for container, cloud, and hyperscale computing. The majority of public cloud workloads and large-scale private cloud deployments are on Ubuntu. Ubuntu is also the preferred choice to develop and run applications such as AI or blockchain . Ubuntu is also leading in smart IoT with new smart gateways, self-driving cars and advanced humanoid robots being developed on Ubuntu .

Job Summary:

With over 2 million monthly visitors our web properties (including ubuntu.com) are a major hub for the developer and open source community. We’re looking for an a web editor to steer the content of the website and grow audience, engagement and conversion.

As a Web Editor you will:

  • Conduct content audits and create editorial plans in collaboration with product, web and marketing teams
  • Collaborate with SEO and UX experts to identify clear goals for web content
  • Connect with content contributors to create regular content and a consistent experience across all Ubuntu channels
  • Write and edit web content across web pages, technical tutorials, emails, user interfaces...
  • Measure the effectiveness of your projects against defined goals and larger sales/ marketing team goal
  • Consult with Product, Web and Marketing to monitor content performance and suggest improvements.

The Web Editor will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or relevant experience
  • Editorial and proofreading experience
  • The ability to go across technical, marketing or journalistic writing
  • The drive and passion to learn new, technical topics quickly
  • Proven analytical skills and ability to use analytics and SEO tools and packages to inform decisions
  • Brand, micro and marketing copywriting

Good travel opportunities predominantly to the US and Europe. 

Great benefits on offer!

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