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Senior Copywriter

UncommonGoods is an online retailer that specializes in handmade, eco-friendly, and unique design.  We are looking for a talented senior copywriter to write snappy, imaginative, brand-reinforcing product descriptions and supplementary material for our website, email campaigns, and our quarterly catalogs.  The ideal candidate will be able to keep up in a fast-paced work environment and will capture our unique brand voice through well-written, clever copy and captivating storytelling. This position reports to the Creative Director and will work out of our headquarters in Brooklyn, NY.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Write copy, headlines, SEO, meta descriptions, and artist profiles for a constant flow of new products (20–40 per week).
  • Write and edit product copy for our quarterly catalogs.  We need a fast and fastidious self-editor who is ready to receive feedback, offer suggestions, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Write clever, captivating email copy on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Manage and recruit freelance writers.


Skills & Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience.
  •  Familiarity with our company, our voice, our aesthetic, our ethics, and our audience.  UncommonGoods’ focus is toward sustainability, with an emphasis on how we impact the world. We truly work to reduce, reuse, and recycle!
  • Strong command of language, grammar, andpunctuation.
  • Familiarity with SEO and Adobe InCopy/InDesign a plus.



  • BA/MA in Creative Writing, English, Marketing, or related field.

To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and 5 writing samples directly to the Copywriter job at www.uncommongoods.com/careers. Please do not email your submission. Rather, please apply directly online.

Location: Headquarters
Department: Creative

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