Optoro is hiring a

Marketing Copywriter (Contract)

Washington, United States
Contractor

Optoro is a fast-growing tech company that is revolutionizing the retail industry. Every year, more than 15% of retail goods are returned or simply never sell. This creates tons of unnecessary waste and costs retailers billions. We provide a technology solution that keeps these items out of landfills and connects them to their best use, increasing recovery value, giving consumers great deals, and reducing environmental waste.

Backed by some of the top investors in the country, including Kleiner Perkins and Revolution Growth, Optoro is powered by its collaborative, unconventional, and resourceful employees. We are looking for individuals with similar creativity and energy to help build a lasting company focused on the triple bottom line.  

BLINQ is seeking a contract-based copywriter for an exciting opportunity to help define the voice of our B2C brand BLINQ. You will be a key member of a team responsible for developing the new brand voice and vocabulary -- across online and offline channels -- working collaboratively with stakeholders and drawing on our brand archetype, user personas, marketing feedback, competitive analysis, and other inputs.

You must have a solid grasp of translating concepts and ideas into engaging and compelling storytelling. You know how to make a brand come alive through words. You are motivated by a passion for inspiring consumers. You love collaboration and perfecting copy until it sings. You can show us a portfolio that illustrates your previous experience in bringing brands to life.

Responsibilities

  • Write compelling and share-worthy brand stories, short-form content and ad copy
  • Infuse a strong and consistent narrative throughout a variety of ecommerce touchpoints, formats, device types and channels
  • Collaborate with Design and Marketing to create exceptional experiences across multiple user journeys with words that differentiate our brands, enrich the visitor’s experience, and drive engagement 
  • Work closely with Design and Marketing to support copy priorities and respond to requests in a timely manner
  • Amend and revise copy in response to feedback from stakeholders 
  • Articulate and uphold the integrity of BLINQ’s voice and tone; train other content producers on maintaining the above

Requirements

  • Portfolio that demonstrates strong copywriting skills for ecommerce clients
  • Ability to quickly understand and incorporate stakeholder feedback
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, plus the ability to function within deadlines, while working both independently and as part of a team
  • Past experience in copywriting and/or brand marketing is a must; ad agency experience desired
  • References that will attest to consistent delivery of superb copy to specifications and by deadline
  • Great sense of humor

This contract is on a retainer basis for a 3-month term, with the possibility of extension.

Optoro is an equal opportunity employer.