Editorial Director

Dolls Kill
Los Angeles, CA, United States
20 Sep 2021
03 Mar 2022
Full Time
Dolls Kill is a global fashion brand that empowers everyone to celebrate their individuality through radical, unapologetic self-expression. Our cult following of over 5 million social media followers includes some of the most influential personalities in music, art, pop culture, and fashion. We're also backed by strong consumer-focused investors who share in our vision of building one of the world's next great consumer brands.

Our team is growing quickly in both our SF and LA locations and we are hiring across all business functions. We are looking for team members who are equally passionate about what we do and excited about joining the Dolls Kill crew.


· Direct written content for the full range of marketing events, circular, promo, social media and online initiatives. Manage the collective writing team at Dolls Kill. Write or direct a range of projects including seasonal themes, original ideas for events, and direct retail, online and social language.

· Partner with marketing leads to help drive the conversation and storytelling for the brand’s social media accounts, especially TikTok and Instagram, drawing from a background that understands how to drive content creation and align it to the brand’s initiatives, launches, and core storytelling verticals.

· Manage editorial element of projects throughout entire production cycle; attend all kick-offs and creative reviews, create copy direction, and collaborate with Marketing, Merchants, and Product Design teams to ensure timely and appropriate creative.

· Collaborate with any external partners to share copy and to ensure consistency of brand voice and editorial elements. Establish and maintain consistent brand voice and style for the brand, top to bottom.

· Continually manage brand voice execution, copy quality, and activities of direct reports.

· Work independently, with a copy team, with external partners, and with designers and art directors to create ideas, provide inspiration, and craft copy.

· Self-edit and proofread copy decks prior to delivery. Update copy decks as needed. Ensure accuracy of product information and price points. Proofread comps, mechanicals, and printer's proofs.

· Prioritize, manage workload, and that of direct reports. Work independently to anticipate problems before they arise; find solutions, follow-up on own initiative. Protect business by ensuring copy has stylistic, strategic, and legal approvals.

· Continually ascertain workflow efficiency and accurate completion of jobs according to preset timelines (including designer timelines, production deadlines, translation deadlines, and revisions due to changes in strategy or messaging).


· Superb command of English language and grammar.

· Ability to develop, adapt, and implement writing to match the Dolls Kill voice

· Proven ability writing and editing marketing vehicles for a retail brand

· Comfortable working on multiple projects in a fast-paced, timeline driven, ecommerce and retail environment.

· Experience managing and mentoring others

· Excellent editing and proofreading skills.

· Articulate thinker with a sense of humor and an ability to take creative direction, react quickly, and interact productively during brainstorming sessions and kick-off meetings.

· Pop-cultural awareness and experience in social media and how consumers receive information.

· First-rate organizational skills.

· Detail-oriented.

· Eight or more years of advertising, design agency, publishing, and/or in-house copywriting experience, preferably with retail advertising examples in portfolio.

· B.A. in English, creative writing, advertising portfolio school, or related field preferred.