Craftsy/Sympoz Inc.

Junior Copywriter

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver
Date Posted: May 17th, 2013
Description:

About Craftsy!

Craftsy was designed to provide the best online learning experience possible. Our courses are taught by renowned, expert instructors who take the complex and make it compelling—all in HD-quality streaming video. Craftsy customers can tap into the knowledge of their instructors and other members of our vibrant, passionate communities as they learn, make and share their projects on Craftsy.com.

Craftsy was started in 2010, is backed by leading investors, and has grown to 100+ employees. Our class portfolio and categories are expanding, as are our social and eCommerce efforts. And the good news is that we believe this is just the beginning. Craftsy leadership is strong, and our team is driven and enthusiastic. We aspire to create communities that inspire and educate and expect our workplace to do the same for our employees. We’re based in Denver, Colorado where you can get a start-up experience with all the lifestyle benefits our city has to offer. We have competitive pay and benefits, and a work environment where you’ll be challenged to grow, learn and achieve in a collaborative and fun environment.

Job Description:

Write about something you can truly stand behind. Join Craftsy, as an integral part of the Free Content team, crafting impactful copy across a variety of mediums, worldwide. The Junior Copywriter is a creative thinker with excellent follow-through, and amazing prowess as a wordsmith. S/he will understand and appreciate our fine art, photography, cooking, and machine embroidery class audiences, focusing primarily on composing email marketing campaigns, website product descriptions, print advertisements, events-related collateral, and more. Beyond that, the Junior Copywriter will contribute innovative ideas for developing and refining our copy strategy to help achieve Craftsy’s business objectives while exceeding creative expectations.

Responsibilities:

Develop effective copy for our fine art, photography, cooking, and machine embroidery audiences to promote our classes and eCommerce offerings
Create clear, persuasive, original messaging for email sends, website product descriptions, print advertisements, events-related collateral, etc
Proofread for accuracy and quality
Make data-driven recommendations to improve results
Take on new initiatives as needed

Qualifications/Experience:

College degree or equivalent experience
Knowledge of fine art, photography, cooking, machine embroidery, yarns, and fabrics
Experience copywriting, preferably for clients in the fields of fine art, photography, cooking, and/or machine embroidery
Experience working on successful email marketing campaigns
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work as part of cross-functional teams and willingness to take on responsibilities outside primary job description when necessary
Experience working in a fast-paced, fluid, startup environment
Ability to take direction and run with it

How to apply:

Application Requirements:

Resume with contact email and phone
Letter of interest clearly addressing the job description and requirements
A portfolio of your work
Contact information for 3 references

Please email jobs@sympoz.com with the job title in your subject line and attach your resume and application requirements for consideration.

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