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Content Writer (January 2019-April 2019)

THE COMPANY: We are Occasion Brands, an e-commerce company offering the largest selection of special occasion dresses through our family of online retail sites; PromGirl, Simply Dresses, and Kleinfeld Bridal Party. Our mission is to create trust with customers at an early age and support them during some of the most important moments of their lives. We are changing the process of buying special occasion formal wear into one that is fun and easy, bringing happiness and joy to the doorstep of every customer. The “bringing happiness and joy” thing is what makes us tick - it drives us to lead, inspires us to innovate, and keeps us coming back to the office every day.

YOU: Organized and well-spoken, you are a writing guru ready to bring joy and happiness to customers across the country and around the world. Collaborative by nature, you possess a sense of humor that engages others. You are a writer that manipulates words creatively and effectively. Passionate about customer experience, you recognize its importance to a company's success. You take occasional crazy in stride because, after all, you're helping to bring happiness and joy to customers during some of the most important moments of their lives.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ROLE:
We need someone who has the ability to translate a vision, to see the big picture, and to communicate well within a wide range of disciplines. Someone whose primary skillset is utilizing impeccable writing skills to create engaging content with a relatable voice for our target audience using highly searched keywords that drive organic search.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Director of Merchandising Ops & Content Writing, the Content Writer will be responsible for the following:

  • Write compelling, accurate, and on-brand e-commerce product copy.
  • Self-edit and proofread content to ensure the message speaks to the target audience, is consistent and grammatically correct, adheres to the in-house style guides, and has the appropriate brand voice.
  • Utilize Search Engine Optimization (SEO) practices to drive organic search traffic.
  • Uphold high standards for proper grammar usage and sentence structure for all written communication.
  • Work both independently and as part of cross-functional teams that include external partners.
  • Assist the Merchandising Operations team with completing all tasks needed to make sure products are displayed optimally.

LOCATION: This role is based out of our office in Middletown, Delaware.

Candidates who are right for this role will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communication, or a similar field
  • Experience in writing copy for the Web
  • Experience with SEO and knowledge about product writing
  • Solid time management skills with the ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects
  • Naturally organized and detailed oriented
  • Digital marketing experience is a plus!

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary with annual bonus potential
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Parental leave (non-birthing parents included)
  • Discounts on dresses (including for family and friends)
  • Free snacks and coffee (occasional company lunches too, cuz why not?!)
  • A culture that is fun and a little out there (spirit week, Flashpoll Friday, and more)!

BY THE WAY!
We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees and interns, as well as the contractors we work with. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability status. We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

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