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Senior Writing Specialist

Date: Jun 19, 2019

Location: Exton, PA, US, 19341

Company: Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. Bentley’s MicroStation-based engineering and BIM applications, and its digital twin cloud services, advance the project delivery (ProjectWise) and the asset performance (AssetWise) of transportation and other public works, utilities, industrial and resources plants, and commercial and institutional facilities.

Bentley Systems employs more than 3,500 colleagues, generates annual revenues of $700 million in 170 countries, and has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions since 2012. From inception in 1984, the company has remained majority-owned by its five founding Bentley brothers. Bentley shares transact by invitation on the NASDAQ Private Market; strategic partner Siemens AG has accumulated a non-voting minority stake.


We are looking for you! We need a talented writer and editor who can take marketing content and make it jump off the page. If you have a flair for the English language and experience writing and editing articles, case studies, e-books, white papers, and brochures, we would like to meet you. This role requires the ability to create corporate marketing communications that engage the reader, while using established messaging and properly positioning the company’s comprehensive portfolio of software. Come join the marketing team, work with colleagues around the world, and showcase your excellent editing, writing, and strong interviewing skills. If you have a background in journalism, that’s even better.

Within this role you will work in a fast-paced environment with industry marketing directors and product marketing managers to write and edit compelling and creative copy that focuses on Bentley Systems’ wide-ranging software portfolio. Articles will focus on thought-leadership topics as well as extraordinary infrastructure projects designed and engineered by our software users around the world. You will work directly with our public relations team in their efforts to place collateral in influential trade and business publications.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit articles, case studies, white papers and other marketing collateral for a broad range of industry sectors
  • Write, edit, and proofread articles in support of public relations efforts, including setting up and conducting user interviews, obtaining colleague input, meeting press deadlines
  • Ensure that the marketing collateral is in keeping with Bentley’s corporate messaging and writing style
  • Review and publish pages on Bentley’s website


What You Bring To The Team:

  • Three years writing experience in a corporate communications environment, or for a newspaper or magazine
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, English, or journalism is preferred
  • Excellent interviewing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Knowledge of CSS and HTML a plus, but not required



Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age or any other protected characteristic.  Additional information about your rights as an applicant under the law may be found by clicking here and here.


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Please be aware Bentley is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. This includes any phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Bentley via-email, the Internet (including social media) or in any form and/or method for this specific position in the absence of a written recruiting agreement executed by both you and/or your firm and Bentley will be deemed the sole property of Bentley and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Bentley.


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