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Brand Marketing Content Writer/Jr Copywriter

Date: Mar 6, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: RJ-15188
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Rejuvenation
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Team

You will be part of the Marketing Content team responsible for creating written content for emails, blog posts, website pages, and social. You'll be part of a highly collaborative, growing team focused on brand storytelling, editorial production, and staying on top of industry trends.

About the Role

This role will serve as the writer and production assistant for the Brand Marketing team, writing effective messaging for multiple channels, including email, social media, retail, and e-commerce. You're passionate about interior design and retail products, with a knack for organization and streamlining processes.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Write and edit copy for emails, product pages, content articles, retail/store event collateral, from concept through execution.
* Collaborate with graphic design and web teams to execute daily copy production for email and web.
* Proofread outgoing digital and web collateral for grammar, spelling, and product information accuracy.
* Audit copy for brand standards across the website and manage ongoing rewrites and updates.
* Assist with Instagram and Pinterest production; approve and maintain photo fan reel.
* Write copy as needed for PR initiatives and events; help manage incoming PR requests.
* Manage orders for influencer or press projects, track progress, and communicate with our factory & partners.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because you have...

* Minimum of one year of writing or production experience in a creative services, marketing, or advertising environment. Prior experience creating content about interior design highly preferred.
* Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or English (preferred)
* Strong attention to detail as demonstrated in your writing with excellent grammar and editing skills.
* Excellent organization and prioritization skills
* Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, Basecamp & Google Docs.
* A portfolio of writing for a variety of communication channels and audiences, both digital and print.
* Excellent creative writing ability.
* Working knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style standards.
* Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to work independently, under tight deadlines, and manage multiple projects.
* Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work successfully as part of a cross-functional team.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

About Rejuvenation:

Founded in 1977, in Portland, Oregon, Rejuvenation began as a small architectural salvage shop, evolving into a manufacturer and retailer of period authentic lighting fixtures and home hardware. With a foundation rooted in timeless design, we pride ourselves on creating products that draw their inspiration from history but made for today. Everything that we do is built on our dedication to quality craftsmanship, whether it is a heritage piece from our Antiques and Vintage collection, or new, thoughtfully designed products made to last. Our customized lighting is made to order in our Portland factory by skilled artisans and craftspeople. Today our product assortment has expanded to include furniture, home décor, textiles, and plumbing for all rooms of the home.

Benefits:

Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

This role is not eligible for Visa sponsorship or relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


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