D.R. Horton, Inc. Content Writer/Editor-Temp * in Austin, Texas

D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S.,was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website atwww.drhorton.comfor more information.

D.R. Horton, Inc.is currently looking for aContent Writer/Editor*for their Marketing Department. The right candidate will Report to the Assistant Marketing Manager, the Content Writer/Editor is responsible for the creation, delivery and review of marketing-related content to support the corporate marketing department and the marketing activities of the various mortgage branches of the company. Using discretion when working with confidential information concerning the company, executive management and employees is a must.

The Content Writer/Editor is responsible for editing and writing support for print, digital, and social media content and for the creative services group. This role will assist in stages of the editorial cycle: editorial calendar development, topic identification, brainstorming, research, interviewing, writing, editing and proofing, in-house and outside ad management for print and online, production, distribution and framing for web. The position is responsible for assessing content opportunities and recommending content strategies that meet corporate goals and deliver an excellent user/audience experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Fact-checking, editing and proofing all marketing department content

  • Review, screen, present and reply to story submissions

  • Assist in the development of the editorial calendar

  • Act as a staff writer, developing content for both print and web

  • Research, develop content, check factual accuracy, ensure quality and obtain appropriate approvals for social media and web communications

  • Write and post daily news, features and other content for blog, web and mobile

  • Monitor engagement and performance of content using analytics tools to ensure data driven decisions on editorial content

  • Liaise with other teams within the marketing department and teams in the field (homebuilding divisions and mortgage company) for editorial purposes as needed

  • Other projects as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position does not have any supervisory duties.


  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Self-confident and outgoing personality

  • News writing and editing experience; familiarity with AP style writing preferred

  • Ability to thrive while balancing multiple projects, requests and deadlines

  • Knowledge of SEO best practices, social media and other digital promotional strategies

  • Experience working with Content Management Systems

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree in journalism, English and/or marketing required.

3 years of creating original copy

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including vision, medical and dental./Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, America's Builder./

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Job: *Marketing

Organization: *Mortgage

Title: Content Writer/Editor-Temp *

Location: TX-Austin

Requisition ID: 1801296