Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
What we are looking for:
We're on the hunt for an experienced communications professional who is passionate about helping small businesses succeed. Working within the Customer and External Communications function, you’ll be part of the Global Communications team - a geographically diverse team that is focused on driving excellence in all aspects of communications for Xero’s key markets.
You’ll support the Customer and External Communications team to drive Xero’s customer-focused content and objectives. You will be involved all the way from developing communications plans, researching, drafting narratives, messaging and briefing documents, to writing bylines, blogs and case studies - while meeting tight deadlines.
You will have a strong creative and journalistic mindset, and plenty of experience as a storyteller, having experience either as a journalist or as a content-focused communications professional. You know how to explain the benefits and impact of industry to both customers, media, and other external audiences. You will be an excellent writer who can help to generate ideas on how to tell a story – in which format and on which channels. You will be able to understand technical customer detail and translate benefits into easily digestible copy.
This role will be based in Auckland, Sydney or Melbourne
Working at Xero will provide you with a diverse and inclusive environment alongside people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to have fun while you do the best work of your life. We are a place where personal development, innovation, and change are not only inspired but also celebrated. We value our people and want them to enjoy and take pride in their work.
At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.
Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.