Senior UX Writer (m/f/d)

About us

Enabling Better Organizations.

Personio is a fast growing HR SaaS start-up based in Munich. It offers a holistic HR and applicant management software designed for companies with 10 to 1000 employees. Personio plays a critical role in making the day-to-day operations of more than 700 HR teams more efficient and transparent. We are a bunch of fun, international people striving to build the leading one-stop HR platform in Europe.

The Role

UX Writers help us communicate clearly and consistently across our product touchpoints, mending pain points of the user flow with words.
We are searching for a teammate to play a central role in our Product Design team, creating product communication guidelines and crafting copy that helps users complete the task at hand and making sure the experience with our product is positive.


  • Work cross-functionally with Designers, Product Managers, Engineers and UX Researchers to deliver a high-quality user experience
  • Set the tone of voice of our product by creating guidelines that support consistency across multiple touchpoints
  • Maintain, improve and update existing product copy in accordance with content and voice guidelines
  • Mentor and inspire a team of UX professionals, providing expert insights and pushing the quality of the work
  • Actively contribute to our design system
  • Align with our marketing team to ensure we create a consistent and positive end-to-end experience
  • Establish a UX Writing strategy and vision

What you need to succeed

  • You hold a degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field
  • You have a record of experience in writing web content, preferably for interactive user experiences
  • Ability to think big and understand complex feature sets
  • You understand the essentials of behavioural psychology and decision-making
  • You are very detail-oriented and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You are a team player, appreciate feedback and thrive in collaborative environments
  • You have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment
  • Your are fluent in English (C2) and speak another European language
  • Experience with product design tools is a plus, but not required (Figma, Sketch, etc.)

Why Personio

  • Market-proven, well-funded and fast growing company ($130M funding acquired to date)
  • As you are joining Personio at such an early stage, this shows us your trust and confidence in us. We would like you to profit from the success of the company, and therefore, we offer you a competitive compensation package (salary, benefits and virtual shares)
  • Your chance to play a decisive role in shaping Personio and have a direct impact on the daily work of hundreds of thousands of users
  • 1.500 EUR of development budget per year for attending conferences, courses, buying books
  • MacBook Pro and gadgets, including BOSE headsets with noise cancellation
  • 28 paid vacation days (+13 public holidays), opportunity to work from home on a regular basis, and flexible working hours
  • Choose between three mobility options: Unu electric scooter as "company car", a JobRad® or an additional payment for a yearly public transportation ticket
  • Subsidized Qualitrain membership: For 25 euros a month you can train in 90 fitness and yoga studios, swimming pools and many other sports facilities in Munich
  • Relocation and visa support through an expert agency to Munich, Germany
  • Weekly German language courses