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Copywriter - Pottery Barn Kids
Williams-Sonoma Inc. | San Francisco, California
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Job Description

Requisition Number: PK-11165
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn Kids
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Company

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.

Position Summary

The Copywriter/Editor is responsible for copy written for Pottery Barn Kids digital and print channels with a focus on new business initiatives. He/she collaborates closely with the e-commerce, design, brand marketing and retail teams to ensure consistent storytelling and marketing messaging across the company. This position reports to the Editorial Manager.

Responsibilities

Writes copy for new business initiatives, including email and site

Writes copy for catalog and mailers

Works with retail team to write store specialty signage and window copy

Collaborates across creative and e-commerce teams to determine storytelling efforts

Maintains copy style guide

Tracks revisions and manages approvals for all copy

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Excellent organization and prioritization skills

Ability to craft pithy, compelling and inspirational messages for a consumer audience

Conceptual, campaign-focused approach to copywriting

Ability to edit copy - including your own - with an eagle eye

Passion for home design and retail products

Experience working cross-functionally with internal teams

Four-year degree in a related field

Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style

Ability to anticipate changes based on previous feedback from executives; a flexible and can-do attitude

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.

About Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of products for the home. The retail segment of the Company’s business sells its products through five retail store concepts: Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm and Williams-Sonoma Home. The direct-to-customer segment of the Company’s business sells similar products through its seven direct-mail catalogs and through six e-commerce Websites. The Company’s Williams-Sonoma stores offer a selection of culinary and serving equipment, including cookware, cookbooks, cutlery, informal dinnerware, glassware, table linens, specialty foods and cooking ingredients. The Company has two segments: retail and direct-to-customer. The catalogs reach customers in the United States, while the five retail concepts, as of February 1, 2009, operated 627 stores in 44 states. (Source: 10-K)

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