HR Tool Expert + Writer

Vancouver, Canada

Job Brief

Fueled by our core values of being impactful, iterative, efficient, and fun, People Managing People is on a mission to build a better world of work. One way we are doing this is by producing useful, trustworthy articles that help P&C professionals and leaders discover, review, compare, and make use of technology to support their organizations. 

People Managing People has seen explosive growth in 2021 (80K + views per month, 60K+ visits per month, 33% avg. monthly growth) and we are looking for an enthusiastic, organized, multi-talented technology tool writer to join our team! We’re covering productivity, engagement, recruiting, performance management, HR, leadership development, and other software used to stay productive and organize teams as organizations attract, develop, retain talent, and develop leaders.

We want to feature your voice, together, as we make the most useful content that not only helps other P&C teams and leaders make better purchasing decisions today, but also sets a new industry standard for the way we find, compare, and use the tools for our jobs.

We aim to provide our community with real insight into how these tools work, from people who have experience using the tools, or at least enough practical knowledge to try them out and explain how they compare (that’s you). We want to build a resource that other P&C teams and leaders can trust.

As our subject matter expert in people & culture, the tools to enable teams, and develop leaders, you will be an integral part of People Managing People’s growth. 

What You'll Be Doing

  • Researching the latest software and applications used in people & culture (HR), organizational development, and leadership development
  • Connecting with technology providers to better understand how these tools work and compare to others in the industry
  • Write comparison lists and articles with a focus on providing value to our target audience
  • Keeping our existing articles up to date and value adding
  • Educating our audience, through writing and video on what tools exist and how they can add value

Your Skill Set Includes

  • Grin-worthy English writing skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Great time-management and prioritization skills
  • Not afraid to be on camera describing tools and their benefits and features
  • Copywriting and editing skills
  • 3+ years of People & Culture expertise and passionate about technology
  • Experienced using different tools such as various HRIS, ATS, payroll systems, and Slack integrations
  • Passionate and curious about researching tools related to people management and development

Who You Are

  • An experienced P&C professional who loves technology
  • Someone who enjoys researching the latest and greatest software and tools
  • A solid writer who is interested in sharing your experiences and ideas to help other P&C professionals and leaders
  • Able to manage, execute and delegate with urgency and purpose

Ready to become the next Zebra?!

Working at Black & White Zebra

We’re a fast-growing indie media company who excel at creating exceptional content and community.

We are an international team of 25+ with a home base in Vancouver, Canada. We got our start in 2011 as The Digital Project Manager blog, founded by our CEO Ben Aston. Since then, we’ve grown our team and our portfolio with a number of burgeoning online communities. We’re serious about being truthful, authentic and having a good time!

As a company we value and prioritize a healthy work/life balance. Our employees are entitled to lots of paid vacation per year and are encouraged to use all of it! We also offer a daily fitness allowance and time set aside for personal development so you can grow and develop your career. We have monthly team events to build a cohesive and FUN team! Some of our past events have included ropes courses, snowmobiling, go-karts and more! We believe that it is truly important to have a job that is not only rewarding, but one where you can enjoy the ride!

Are we a good fit?