Senior Writer

Join our growing team and gain access to cutting-edge resources.

Senior Writer

Join our growing team and gain access to cutting-edge resources.

Join the revolution.

We are Hurdle. Hurdle is the leading provider of culturally intentional mental health services. Our digital platform provides a comprehensive suite of teletherapy services and self-mastery tools for diverse populations who are underserved by traditional resources. We exist to ensure that individuals can show up whole, operate with joy, and live with power. Our app provides self-mastery support — including meditations, daily inspirational messages, and journaling tools – alongside access to online therapy.

We are here to help. Hurdle is a fast-growing, early-stage health tech startup. In this position, you will be in a place to maximize contributions to our day-to-day operations in your area of expertise. You will have ownership of a number of new, time-critical streams of work and also will be asked to support projects already in the works. You will be a part of bringing our shared vision to life.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Senior Writer to oversee our app and web written content strategy and create a cohesive customer experience that engages and encourages our members. You will oversee and execute on an iterative and rapid content production process that allows us to release relevant content and drive top-of-funnel conversion.

You will work closely with teams across the organization to learn our business goals, understand the unique experience of the members of our communities, and produce engaging content for people who are using our self mastery tools to improve their mental health. You will also partner in conducting content audits of existing assets and manage gap analyses to identify high-value content opportunities.

You will be in charge of creating and maintaining editorial calendars, style guides, taxonomies, metadata frameworks, and content migration plans.

This is a cross-functional role where you will be working with team members from Product, Operations, Content, Clinical Operations, and Strategy to understand our customers’ needs. Your role will be to deliver written content to meet the requirements of a specific demographic who is engaging with Hh to improve their mental health and wellness. The ideal candidate will have a strong grasp of cross-functional collaboration, agile production processes, and user research and experience.


  • You’re passionate about improving access to mental health services and committed to delivering better solutions for people from diverse backgrounds
  • You’re able to compellingly communicate a brand’s story and excel at writing content for different channels
  • You thrive when you are managing multiple projects at once
  • You are comfortable in a fast-paced, early-stage company work environment

Role Responsibilities:

  • Create compelling content including but not limited to daily motivational messages, blog posts, and self care articles for our community members across all channels
  • Create and manage a strategic roadmap for top-of-funnel content
  • Develop and maintain a rapid content production pipeline to support evolving marketing initiatives
  • Process and provide recommendations for future content development based on relevant success metrics
  • Optimize content formats to maximize engagement
  • Manage multiple work streams with both internal stakeholders and external contractors

Preferred Experience:

  • Our ideal candidate is a professional writer with experience producing consumer-facing content in the healthcare, public health, and/or behavioral health spaces
  • Candidates who demonstrate a deep commitment to the problems we are solving, ideally founded in their own lived experiences with mental health, stigma, race, toxic stress, or access to care

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location: Remote until work conditions change, preference for candidates located in or willing to relocate to Washington, DC

Language: English (Required)

Work authorization: United States (Required)

How to Apply: Click the Apply Now button below. We will review applications on a rolling basis.


We exist to ensure people can show up whole, operate with joy, and live with power.

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Washington, DC 20005

Tel: 724-250-8855
Fax: 724-788-0617

Email: hello@hurdle.co

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