October 14th, 2021 | 3 MIN READ

Inside Elastic Path: Joining the Team

Written by author_profile_images Michaela Sell

Michaela Sell is an Intern on the Brand & Buzz Team for the Marketing Department of Elastic Path.

Emily Kathi recently joined Elastic Path as our Senior Content Marketing Writer. She has a Journalism background with past experience as a lead copywriter on creative and marketing teams; telling good stories through blogs, social media campaigns, branding, and advertising. She’s also freelanced as a feature writer and revitalized web site copy for relaunch. Keep reading to learn about Emily’s position and what is has been like joining Elastic Path.

Q: How has your first 30 days been since joining Elastic Path?

Emily: When I first heard about the role at Elastic Path, I was attracted to the role because I'd be creating new content on a daily basis. While I do have experience in the industrial technology space, writing about eCommerce is new to me. The learning curve has been an interesting and exciting journey so far. My Journalism training has definitely prepared me for embracing change with a curious mind. The people at Elastic Path have made my onboarding both open and welcoming, especially the marketing team. Their accessibility has been impressive, and everyone is willing to help me learn and give me the tools to succeed.

Q: What are your key learnings at Elastic Path so far?

Q: What made you join Elastic Path?

Emily: When I first was reading about the job description, the industry seemed so fascinating to me. There is so much opportunity to grow as a writer and so much to learn, I can set my path as an employee at Elastic Path. Though I have only been here for 30 days, I can see the groundwork to grow as individual within my role and my own personal development.

Q: What would you say to someone who decided to apply for Elastic Path?

Emily: If you are looking to apply, I would highly encourage it. If you want to grow, stretch, be a better creative thinker, innovator, or look for ways to expand your skill sets, this is the company to work for.

Q: What is the highlight of your workday/week?

Emily: So far, it’s the weekly marketing team retro every Friday. I appreciate the recap from the work week and hear about what others have accomplished and how we’re achieving our sprint goals. The retro’s are a time to share wins and reflect on opportunities to learn.

Q: What do you love about Elastic Path so far?

Emily: I love the opportunity to work remotely but also be a part of a collaborative, open team. I appreciate having a voice and an open invitation to share input and contribute to a team who values me.

Q: How would you describe the culture at Elastic Path?

Emily: The culture at Elastic Path is open and transparent. I feel trusted as a professional to share ideas and have a seat at the table. Ideas and information are shared across departments toward common goals.

Q: What do you like to do during your free time?

Emily: During my free time I like to cook for my family and friends. I love getting large groups together to share food and have great conversations. . I also like camping, hiking, and skiing. Lately I’ve been biking more in the city. It’s been great to get out especially when the weather is warm, to stay active and not use my car so much to get where I need to be. I’m fortunate to live in a walkable neighborhood where I have food and entertainment close by.

Stay tuned for our next “Inside Elastic Path” series. If you are interested joining our team, check out our open listings and apply today.

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