Position Summary

The Senior Copywriter is responsible for generating copy or text to compliment the visual concepts for luxury designer brands on our ecommerce site. He or she will report directly to the Product Copy Manager, assisting the team on creative, collateral and communications as well as on special projects. The ideal candidate will be a clever communicator with an excellent grasp of the English language/grammar, highly organized and thrive in a fast paced environment. He or she will be a superb researcher with the ability to work on multiple projects at once.

Role Priorities
  • Write engaging and compelling product copy that brings each item to life and makes it relevant and desirable to the customer; discern and include only those details the customer needs to know
  • Maintain the Moda Operandi tone across all copy; ensure the style guide is followed and the copy standards are upheld site-wide
  • Work with trunkshow freelance team to ensure copy standards are maintained
  • Demonstrate strong fashion knowledge and awareness, writing Editors Notes from a point of authority and making suggestions that are thoughtful and on-trend
  • Ensure accuracy and high quality on all copy and information uploaded
  • Help manage the flow of samples from the Studio to the product writers so they are able to see each product in person
  • Maintain communication lines inter-departmentally and cross-functionally to ensure upload runs smoothly
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach, showing initiative and suggesting ideas to continuously improve copy quality and presentation
  • Performance Requirements
  • Excellent command of the English language: grammar, spelling, syntax and usage
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to manage time and meet deadlines (and ensure the same trunkshow freelance team)
  • Able to prioritize effectively
  • Proven ability to work efficiently with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Meticulous regarding errors in spelling and grammar
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to lead
  • Demonstrate solid understanding of the luxury fashion industry
  • Possess extensive knowledge of and interest fashion industry, history, trends, fabric, and silhouettes
  • Industry-aware and up to speed on key trends happening each season
  • Understanding of the Moda Operandi tone and voice and ability to ensure it is reflected across all copy
  • Aware of what is happening across the business (hero brands, key initiatives, sales reports, investments, etc)
  • Commitment to the team and to being a team player; willingness to help where needed and support other team members, direct report and manager
  • Ambitious, hardworking and with an impeccable work ethic; you will lead by example and have a proven track record of inspiring customers through savvy copy
  • Essential Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements
  • 5 + years of experience in fashion, luxury, advertising or publishing
  • Bachelors degree in English Literature or Creative Writing
  • Familiar with best SEO practices
  • Proficient in AP Style, Chicago Manual Style or Words into Type
  • Ability to think creatively and translate ideas into copy
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage demanding workload in a pressurized environment
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in partnership with the creative team
  • The job description is to be used merely as a guide of expectations rather than an exhaustive list of all duties and competencies. All requirements and skills are subject to change as business needs evolve.
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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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