Copywriter, Content Studio

Location:

Remote-Washington, United States
Remote - United States (Excludes: CO | HI | NM)
Requisition Number:
R0052498

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers globally. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses, and organizations of all sizes.

Are you seeking a company that inspires passion, courage, and creativity, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? We shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world! Now is the time to join a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive work environment— it’s time to join eBay!

About the Role

Reporting to the Senior Content Lead, the Copywriter plays a key role in the Global Brand Content Studio the Center of Excellence for content at eBay. We’re a team of creatives, strategists, producers, and content experts that focus on executing high-impact initiatives and set the standard for content quality across the company. We champion the eBay Voice and Tone, develop end-to-end experiences, build guidelines for other teams to use in the creation of content, and build a forum and methodology to pressure test and review their work with our team and leadership.

We’re searching for a versatile copywriter who can help champion the eBay Tone and Voice through key storytelling experiences across the platform. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of developing, implementing, and delivering enlightening, educational, and inspiring content. We’re looking for someone with expertise in brand and content strategy, and who knows how to translate that knowledge into powerful storytelling at every level of engagement with the customer in the ecommerce environment, digital products, and through product marketing.

You'll help define how eBay communicates with sellers and buyers and drive the creation of written content for multiple channels. You're an inspirational and effective storyteller who’s passionate about high-impact and data-informed content to support eBay’s audiences. You translate complex situations into communications that are easily understood by customers, while infusing them with personality and tone and voice.

This is an international role. You’ll be working with colleagues across North America, Europe and Australia.

What you’ll do

  • Create copy and key messages for emails, on-site materials, advertising, and in core product flows for major eBay initiatives.

  • Partner with design to quickly create iterative test-and-learn copy.

  • Develop scripts for brand and product marketing videos

  • Champion and advocate for the eBay Tone and Voice and our brand guidelines across all initiatives.

  • Adhere to brand strategy, guidelines and tone of voice as defined in strategic documents, playbooks and style guides.

  • Gain the needed insight of our buyers and sellers to better service their needs

  • Create and maintain editorial and educational content, email marketing campaigns, articles, landing pages, social media and other communications

  • Infuse SEO and conversion tactics/strategies into content development

  • Build content in custom content management systems

  • Guide content through eBay approval processes

  • Review performance of content with a view to increasing its effectiveness

  • Plan and attend regular meetings with internal customers and partners

  • Develop, manage, and maintain close relationships with internal customers and Marketing, Brand, Legal departments, and the wider Global Brand Content Studio teams

Who you are

  • Diligent & Thorough Consistent track record in exceptional copywriting, proofreading and editing skills.

  • Brand AwareHave experience with brand strategy and can ensure our content balances on-brand messaging with on-brand creative/look and feel

  • A Go-Getter Have ability to work independently and exemplify a degree of tenacity required to proactively find information from SMEs. Comfortable with ambiguity.

  • Committed Perform activities with passion and purpose

  • Likes to Learn Keep up with the latest digital marketing and ecommerce trends

  • Communicative Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal

  • Tech-savvy Experienced with content management systems and email marketing tools such as Salesforce Marketing Cloud

  • Multitasker Can handle the demands within our content studio and wider organization

  • Organized & Results OrientedDemonstrated ability to multi-task and set priorities within timelines and high expectations.

  • Data Driven Ability to define success of goals and objectives using data and statistical analysis.

  • Educated–Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a field such as Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or a related field

  • Internationally-MindedUnderstanding of the cultural difference between countries and how to effectively adapt/localize global communications

  • Experienced – 5+ years of editorial experience in marketing, tech, journalism, product, or other fields.

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from a diverse group of backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here.

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Copywriter, Content Studio

Remote-Washington, United States
Remote - United States (Excludes: CO | HI | NM)
Requisition Number R0052498

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers globally. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses, and organizations of all sizes.

Are you seeking a company that inspires passion, courage, and creativity, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? We shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world! Now is the time to join a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive work environment— it’s time to join eBay!

About the Role

Reporting to the Senior Content Lead, the Copywriter plays a key role in the Global Brand Content Studio the Center of Excellence for content at eBay. We’re a team of creatives, strategists, producers, and content experts that focus on executing high-impact initiatives and set the standard for content quality across the company. We champion the eBay Voice and Tone, develop end-to-end experiences, build guidelines for other teams to use in the creation of content, and build a forum and methodology to pressure test and review their work with our team and leadership.

We’re searching for a versatile copywriter who can help champion the eBay Tone and Voice through key storytelling experiences across the platform. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of developing, implementing, and delivering enlightening, educational, and inspiring content. We’re looking for someone with expertise in brand and content strategy, and who knows how to translate that knowledge into powerful storytelling at every level of engagement with the customer in the ecommerce environment, digital products, and through product marketing.

You'll help define how eBay communicates with sellers and buyers and drive the creation of written content for multiple channels. You're an inspirational and effective storyteller who’s passionate about high-impact and data-informed content to support eBay’s audiences. You translate complex situations into communications that are easily understood by customers, while infusing them with personality and tone and voice.

This is an international role. You’ll be working with colleagues across North America, Europe and Australia.

What you’ll do

  • Create copy and key messages for emails, on-site materials, advertising, and in core product flows for major eBay initiatives.

  • Partner with design to quickly create iterative test-and-learn copy.

  • Develop scripts for brand and product marketing videos

  • Champion and advocate for the eBay Tone and Voice and our brand guidelines across all initiatives.

  • Adhere to brand strategy, guidelines and tone of voice as defined in strategic documents, playbooks and style guides.

  • Gain the needed insight of our buyers and sellers to better service their needs

  • Create and maintain editorial and educational content, email marketing campaigns, articles, landing pages, social media and other communications

  • Infuse SEO and conversion tactics/strategies into content development

  • Build content in custom content management systems

  • Guide content through eBay approval processes

  • Review performance of content with a view to increasing its effectiveness

  • Plan and attend regular meetings with internal customers and partners

  • Develop, manage, and maintain close relationships with internal customers and Marketing, Brand, Legal departments, and the wider Global Brand Content Studio teams

Who you are

  • Diligent & Thorough Consistent track record in exceptional copywriting, proofreading and editing skills.

  • Brand AwareHave experience with brand strategy and can ensure our content balances on-brand messaging with on-brand creative/look and feel

  • A Go-Getter Have ability to work independently and exemplify a degree of tenacity required to proactively find information from SMEs. Comfortable with ambiguity.

  • Committed Perform activities with passion and purpose

  • Likes to Learn Keep up with the latest digital marketing and ecommerce trends

  • Communicative Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal

  • Tech-savvy Experienced with content management systems and email marketing tools such as Salesforce Marketing Cloud

  • Multitasker Can handle the demands within our content studio and wider organization

  • Organized & Results OrientedDemonstrated ability to multi-task and set priorities within timelines and high expectations.

  • Data Driven Ability to define success of goals and objectives using data and statistical analysis.

  • Educated–Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a field such as Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or a related field

  • Internationally-MindedUnderstanding of the cultural difference between countries and how to effectively adapt/localize global communications

  • Experienced – 5+ years of editorial experience in marketing, tech, journalism, product, or other fields.

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from a diverse group of backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here.

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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