Uncommon Goods offers an ever-changing assortment of original, creative gifts. We partner with independent makers and small businesses to offer our customers an assortment of items that they love to surprise loved ones with (and treat themselves, too)!
We are built on better business practices and committed to having a positive impact on people and the planet. Learn more here.
The best part of Uncommon Goods is us—our team. We've been around for over 20 years because of all the wonderful people who make UG the one-of-a-kindcompany it is.
We’re looking for a thoughtful and curious Temporary ProductCopywriter to join our in-house creative team. They’ll make their mark on our growing company by writing appealing, accurate, uncommon, on-brand copy across all of our product categories, from tabletop to babies to games. This temporary position is expected to last through December 2020.
ABOUT YOU You love words and you’re into all things writing and editing. You understand the importance of brand voice. You’re organized, deadline-driven, and know when to be nimble. You love collaborating to solve problems, finding new ways to make work fun, and being a part of a team. You believe creativity can be injected into everything….maybe you just can’t help but inject creativity into everything. You seek out opportunities to learn and grow. Oh, and you have tons of ideas.
Write engaging, on-brand product copy across all categories
Maintain high standards for writing, proofreading, and fact-checking
Provide additional support for the Copy team as needed
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
2+ years of experience copywriting in-house, freelance, or agency (or not, but your writing samples will blow us away)
Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Experience working cross-departmentally on projects, a plus
Familiarity with our company, voice, aesthetic, and values, a plus
Experience with CMS and online project management tools, a plus
Casual work atmosphere, fun company events. (Thanks to our team's creativity, we've devised ways to feel connected remotely, too, and it's still fun.)
40% discount on our products.
Safe working environment. Many of our COVID-19 protocols exceed NYC and NYS safety standards. Those who can are working remotely. In our office and warehouse, COVID-19 testing is required of all new hires and monthly for all team members; PPE, including masks and gloves, is required for all team members; and workspaces provide recommended social distancing.
To apply, please submit the following. We will only consider applications that include a cover letter.
Examples of your writing and/or link to your portfolio
Uncommon Goods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer