Massdrop is hiring a

Copywriter

San Francisco, United States

Massdrop is looking for an experienced copywriter to create top-notch product copy for our website. We’re a fast-growing, fast-paced e-commerce startup, and our members are our first priority. As a dedicated copywriter, you’ll be responsible for writing product descriptions across our 13+ categories and working closely with the Commerce team to ensure these descriptions meet their needs. Your thorough research and writing chops will help inform members, making specialty products more accessible to the masses and strengthening the niche communities that surround them. The successful candidate will have a passion for producing writing of substance, along with a positive attitude, a deadline-driven mindset, and an eagerness to learn.

Here is what you'll do as part of the team:

  • Writing product copy for 100 – 150 products per month across multiple categories, including Men’s Style, Tech, Board Games, Quilting, and more
  • Researching and understanding broad product categories and specific product strengths and details
  • Intelligently deciphering and implementing internal “client” feedback
  • Writing and editing educational blog posts as needed
  • Editing other team members’ work and constantly updating the style guide

And here are the skills and experience we hope you'll have:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, creative writing, or another field that requires consistent writing
  • 2 – 5 years of professional experience writing product-based copy for commerce or e-commerce
  • Strong understanding of grammar and the AP Stylebook
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to an established brand voice and write clean, informative copy with consistency and minimal supervision
  • Ability to research and quickly understand new concepts and product categories
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work against tight deadlines
  • Fast learner, self-motivator, and perfectionist with a critical eye for misplaced modifiers
  • Experience as a technical writer or journalist a plus
  • Experience in a startup or other fast-paced environment a plus

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