We're looking for
A Jr. Copywriter, who is charged with bringing the Rue brand to life through words. This position will help craft everything from our engaging Boutique titles to witty Today's Fix headlines and break-form emails.
What you'll accomplish
With the guidance of the Senior Copywriter, apply Rue voice to original naming for our daily Boutiques in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, deadline-driven environment
Research lead brands, distilling the essence into concise, digestible, authentic
Keep a pulse on the fashion, home, and travel industries, conveying authority through copy
Contribute and concept creative ideas that support and generate excitement around each Boutique to increase visitation
Work collaboratively and constructively with other members on the team including Merchants, Art Directors, Designers, Production, and Brand Operations
Receive and enthusiastically address constructive feedback from the Creative leads
Uphold Rue voice in a fast-paced environment without compromising quality
Shift priorities to meet deadlines based on changing calendars
Faithfully maintain the Rue La La voice standards
There's more, you'll also
Be an integral, contributing part of a tight-knit Creative team.
Work directly with business partners and directly affect the business
Develop copywriting style across multiple media and platforms.
THE RIGHT FIT:
The foundational training to understand the basics of advertising writing and grammar and quickly grasp what makes one brand's voice different from another.
Desire to learn new things and keep abreast of the worlds of fashion, style, design, retail, and ecommerce.
1 2 + years of relevant work experience in an agency, in-house creative group, or magazine staff.
BA/BS in English, literature, communications, journalism, or a similar field.
A strong voice. You should be a witty wordsmith who can capture the distinct Rue voice.
Ability to write copy that is both succinct and joy-filled and that champions our brand voice (or a willingness to learn).
The ability to juggle multiple projects at once, complete last-minute requests, and make quick turnarounds.
A solid cover letter and portfolio showing training and potential.
Bonus points for
ABOUT THE CREATIVE TEAM:
A brand is not a brand without its identity. That's where this department with its consistent design and voice comes in. Whether it's the line of copy that made you laugh out loud or the thoughtful pairing of design and photography, it's just the beginning with this group.
The Boutiques creative team upholds a cohesive, on-brand look and feel for our ever-changing site. Following our seasonal creative direction, we art direct, design, and write titles and emails for the Boutique sales that launch every day.
About Rue Gilt Groupe:
Rue Gilt Groupe is the premier off-price e-commerce portfolio company, connecting more than 20 million members with coveted designers at an exceptional value. Two complementary brands, Rue La La and Gilt, utilize world-class merchandising, technology and marketing to strategically support our brand partners and inspire members daily. Our approach to retail brings excitement to online shopping and the best-in-class experience that today's customers demand.
This Company is an equal opportunity employer, and selects individuals best matched for the job based upon job-related qualifications regardless of race, religion, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
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