San Francisco, California, United States
16 Jul 2020
27 Aug 2020
About Athleta

We believe that being fit and active makes life richer and bigger than it could possibly be otherwise. And we're always looking for people who share our passion for leading an active lifestyle, growing personally as well as professionally, and creating game-changing products and experiences.

Collaboration is a real thing here - because we know that individually we're strong, but together we're unstoppable. Athleta is a certified B Corporation, which means that we put people and planet right up there with profit, and we're committed to using business as a force for good.

About the role

Seeking an energetic wordsmith with defined storytelling muscles, a limber vocabulary, and a heart for working at a mission-driven company. We work (and play) in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and we're looking for a talented and passionate writer to join our team. Yes, it would be great if you have experience writing product copy for appareletail, but it's not a deal-breaker because good writers can write about anything. And sometimes a totally different perspective is just what we need.

What you'll do

  • Join our team and own a portion of seasonal product storytelling across vehicles
  • Paid media, social and promotional copy
  • Contributing to regular brainstorms on seasonal concepts
  • Participate in product naming
  • Ad hoc projects, including but not limited to retail and community initiatives
  • Liaising with product merchants and brand marketing to ensure all copy is efficient and accurate.
  • Proofreading

Who you are

  • 3-5 years' experience in copywriting, advertising, marketing, or related field
  • BA in English, journalism, communications, or related field and/or an amazing portfolio-your writing skills are more important than how you got them
  • Serious social media chops
  • All the best words
  • Ability to tell a compelling story in as few as 20 words or as many as 200
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines (accomplished plate spinners, please apply)
  • Humility to ask for help when needed
  • Keen to collaborate
  • Thick skin-because your copy may get revised several times before it's final
  • Sense of humor-because it's what keeps us all sane in the thick of it
  • A whole person with a full life outside of work

Benefits at Athleta

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

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