Copywriter (Hybrid)

$70,000 yearly
  • See's Candies
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Jun 08, 2022
Full time Food / Beverage / Hospitality Marketing / PR / Advertising Writing / Editing

Job Description

See’s Employees

Work is Sweet!

'Quality without Compromise' is not just a motto at See's Candies. It is the most important ingredient in our recipe for success. See's Candies has been in business since 1921 and maintains a reputation for producing the highest quality candy and providing superior customer service.

See's is a leader in the confectionary industry with over 250 retail shops across the USA.

At See’s Candies the key ingredient to our success is the dedication of our employees.  It’s thanks to their passion and commitment that we remain a customer favorite, maintaining quality and integrity in all aspects of our business.  The Copywriter has the unique opportunity to contribute their talent, energy and ideas as we make life a little sweeter, one piece of candy at a time.

 

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

Provide smart, engaging, on brand copy for customer facing materials across all channels and internal communications. Ensure consistent and error-free execution in all vehicles.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Create engaging and attention-getting copy that aligns to See’s voice and overall brand vision. Maintain consistency across all vehicles.
  2. Partner with the Creative and Marketing Teams to develop outstanding seasonal campaign messaging.
  3. Develop consumer-facing messaging for in-store signage, website and customer service documentation.
  4. Provide support as needed for social media and emails.
  5. Create exciting and informative copy for internal employee communication. 
  6. Assist with copy proofing and reviews for error-free execution.
  7. Leverage customer data when writing copy to inform voice direction based on the media channel.
  8. Complete special projects as assigned.
  9. Manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  10. This position is responsible for identifying opportunities to enhance technology and innovation that will improve departmental effectiveness.
  11. All See’s staff must be committed to the company’s core principles, and workplace values, including a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field; equivalent related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  2. Minimum of three years as a copywriter in an in-house retail or agency environment.
  3. Exceptional writing skills and technical aptitude and attention to detail.
  4. Excellent time management and organizational skills; ability to navigate tight deadlines and multiple priorities in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
  5. Self-motivated and decisive, with the ability to adapt quickly and manage change efficiently, proactively and in a positive manner.
  6. Mac proficient with the ability to work with Excel, Google Docs, PowerPoint and Acrobat. Basecamp experience a plus.
  7. Ability to deliver appropriate and effective communication with strong interpersonal skills.
  8. Proven ability to learn new technologies quickly and manage change efficiently, proactively and in a positive manner.

Hybrid schedule: 2 days/week onsite (Tues and one additional day) 3 days a week remote

See's is an EOE

See’s will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance #131192 and Los Angeles Municipal Code 189.00).

 

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