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Content Writer

Want to play a leading role in building out one of the largest special-occasion retailers in the country? Are you a creative writer with an eye for fashion? Are premier customer experiences important to you? Do you take pride in your ability to paint a picture through the written word? Do you want to have a direct impact on some of the most important events a person will experience? If you answered yes to these questions, read on.

 

THE COMPANY: Occasion Brands is a well-capitalized, highly profitable e-commerce company offering the largest selection of special-occasion dresses online at PromGirl.com and SimplyDresses.com. Our mission is to create trust with customers at an early age and support them during some of the most important moments of their lives. We are changing the process of buying special-occasion formalwear, bringing happiness and joy to the doorstep of every customer. Bringing happiness and joy is what makes us tick - it drives us to lead, inspires us to innovate, and keeps us coming back to the office every day.

YOU: Organized and well-spoken, you are a writing guru ready to bring joy and happiness to customers across the country and around the world. Collaborative by nature, you possess a sense of humor that engages others. You are a writer that manipulates words creatively and effectively. Passionate about customer experience, you recognize its importance to a company's success. You take occasional crazy in stride because, after all, you're helping to bring happiness and joy to customers during some of the most important moments of their lives.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ROLE:
We need someone who has the ability to translate a vision, to see the big picture, and to communicate well with a wide range of disciplines. Someone whose primary skillset is utilizing impeccable writing skills to create engaging content with a relatable voice for our target audience using highly searched keywords that drive organic search.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Manager of Merchandising Ops & Content Writing, the Content Writer will be responsible for the following:

  • Write compelling, accurate, and on-brand e-commerce product copy
  • Self-edit and proofread content to ensure the message speaks to the target audience, is consistent and grammatically correct, adheres to the in-house style guides, and has the appropriate brand voice
  • Utilize Search Engine Optimization (SEO) practices to drive organic search traffic
  • Uphold high standards for proper grammar usage and sentence structure for all written communication
  • Work both independently and as part of cross-functional teams including external partners
  • Assist the Merchandising Operations team with completing all tasks needed to make sure products are displayed optimally

LOCATION:
The role can work out of our offices in Middletown, Delaware or NYC (Times Square).

Specific qualifications we are looking for include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or Communications
  • Experience in writing copy for the Web
  • Experience with SEO and knowledge about product writing
  • Solid time management skills with the ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects
  • Naturally organized and detailed oriented
  • Digital marketing experience is a plus!

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary with annual bonus potential
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance with low contributions from employees
  • Employee discounts
  • Free snacks and coffee (occasional company lunches too, because why not?!)
  • A culture that is family oriented, fun, and a little out there (Annual spirit week? CHECK. Flashpoll Friday? CHECK.)

BY THE WAY!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.







 

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