Product Copywriter

  • 225 S Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA
  • Full-time
  • Employment Status: Regular

Company Description

Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do—delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.

With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,000 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.

A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL LEADER IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY.

Job Description

With a goal of presenting Skechers as the global footwear leader that it is and The Comfort Technology Company, the Product Copywriter will ensure our product content presents our brand in an accurate and compelling way. Works closely with co-product copywriter, the copy team, product and retail departments to ensure accuracy and key styles and features are represented, as well as various other departments in the company. Also works with SEO/Digital teams to ensure keywords are featured. Additionally, will work on bi-annual catalogs and email blasts for Skechers.com.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS

  • Write compelling and engaging products for U.S. and International websites
  • Ensuring that the company’s content presents the actual picture of the products and is also consistent with the brand
  • Ability to think creatively, translating ideas and visual concepts into copy
  • Translating product to other medium such as catalogs
  • Collaborative, with excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proactive in nature, with the ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Must be extremely detail minded but also creative with catalog and email copy
  • Ensure all International sites are getting current products translated and on site
  • Write clear, engaging copy for each target audience
  • Proof own work and others
  • Strong Organizational skills, ability to work effectively under deadlines and manage multiple priorities and projects at once.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • No

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Understanding key SEO terms as well as key terms for the product
  • Knowledge of AIP style
  • HTMC desired but not vital
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communicator
  • Excellent written/verbal, time management and quantitative/analytical skills required

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, or related field
  • 2+ years of professional writing and editing experience
  • Exceptional writing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office – primarily Excel
  • Understanding of COMPASS, Sales Force and or like systems desired

Additional Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.  

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