Editor

Remote /
Wilbur Labs – Organic Growth /
Full-Time
About Wilbur Labs
Wilbur Labs is a startup studio turning bold ideas into market-leading companies. We identify big customer pain points and build businesses to solve these problems. We then work with the founding team to manage the company and continue to provide funding, shared resources, and operational support to ensure management is focused on solving problems that matter. Since 2016, we have built and invested in 21 companies and expect to launch 3-4 new companies over the next year.

About This Role
We’re seeking a driven, detail-oriented Editor with a flexible voice to help oversee blog content across our portfolio. The ideal candidate is an experienced writer who can capture multiple, nuanced brand voices — effortlessly swapping between industries on a daily basis. The Editor aims to elevate our portfolio companies by capturing the attention of various audiences and demographics across industries such as travel, employment, e-commerce, health, and more. This individual is a self-starter who excels at working both collaboratively and independently, all while consistently delivering high-quality work under structured deadlines.

This is a full-time, remote position (with a preference for Pacific or Mountain time zone).

We offer competitive salaries with top-notch benefits and perks.

Role & Responsibilities

    • Proofread and edit various pieces of written content to make sure they adhere to Chicago Style best practices, as well as brand voice and tone guidelines
    • Upload and schedule blog drafts to WordPress, CraftCMS, and similar platforms
    • Image selection for articles as needed, coordinating with Content Manager on design needs
    • Execute content refreshes for blog posts based on SEO recommendations
    • Work directly with the Organic Growth team to assist the creation of other forms of written content for web, PR, and social

Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, or Communication Studies
    • Familiarity with WordPress, CraftCMS, or similar content management systems (CMS)
    • Expert writing, proofreading, and editing skills — both technical and creative
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Basic knowledge of HTML
    • Passion for editing and creating content
    • Ability to take ownership of workload and handle a number of projects simultaneously and effectively

Preferred Qualifications & Prior Experience

    • Familiarity with Google Docs, Grammarly, plagiarism checkers, and other editing tools
    • Ability to work with various brand guidelines (you’ll be working with at least three different companies at a time)
    • Conceptual creative abilities
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills, yet able to work independently
    • Efficient organization and prioritization skills
    • Basic understanding of SEO concepts
    • Oxford comma enthusiast

Benefits & Perks

    • Competitive salary + equity
    • Top-tier laptop and accessories provided
    • 100% company-paid health benefits
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Unlimited, guilt-free vacation days
    • Uber/Lyft to and from work (employees based in San Francisco)
    • Transportation stipend to work (employees based outside of San Francisco)
    • Healthy breakfast, snacks, and lunch provided daily (employees that work from the office)
    • Annual wellness stipend (gym + other wellness activities)
    • Monthly house cleaning stipend
    • Annual travel allowance
    • Annual new cell phone stipend
    • Annual laptop refresh
    • Charity donation company match
    • Employee referral bonus
    • Quarterly team offsites/activities
    • State-of-the-art ergonomics and workstations
    • Professional development program