Senior Manager, Editorial

Location
San Francisco, California, United States
Posted
09 Nov 2022
Closes
07 Dec 2022
Ref
R47456
Function
Operations
About Banana Republic

Banana Republic was founded with an explorer's spirit and a desire to venture to new places, beyond the boundaries of the everyday. Our clothing is designed for a life with no boundaries.

We travel near and far in search of the finest materials and fabric innovations to infuse style with substance, because we believe that what you wear should open a world of possibilities. And the people that make up Banana Republic share the same qualities as our brand: curious, connected, undaunted by boundaries. Sound like you? Join us for the adventure of what's next.

About the Role

Do you have a passion for brand-led storytelling and an ability to craft compelling, cohesive narratives across multiple platforms? Banana Republic is looking for a Senior Manager, Editorial, to strategically develop our brand's storytelling. This role will play a critical role in translating Banana Republic's brand vision into compelling content, with areas of focus including organic social and paid media, as well as for special editorial projects including our online hub, "The Journal." In addition, as a key member of the editorial team, the Senior Manager contributes to all of the core editorial functions of the brand, encompassing a diverse range of copy outlets. The right candidate for this role brings a combination of art and science to craft of writing, combining creative thinking

What You'll Do

  • Own and craft engaging copy that inspires and informs across all touch points of the brand, with a focus on social media copy for organic and paid media.
  • Set the vision and lead the creation of compelling editorial content for BR's storytelling vertical, "The Journal."
  • Write compelling copy for BR's diverse content verticals and needs, ranging from brand emails and product naming to SMS-tailored messaging.
  • Independently manage editorial elements of assigned projects throughout entire production cycle; attend all kick-offs and creative reviews and collaborate with marketing, production, design and merch teams.
  • Proactively partner with marketing, apparel design, and merchant teams to understand brand and product strategy and translate into effective copy.
  • Deploy a keen eye for grammar and copy editing for all copy deliverables


Who You Are

  • 5+ years of writing and editing experience, preferably with a fashion retailer or fashion publication. (No technical writers, please.)
  • Proven ability writing and editing brand copy in the digital space.
  • Well versed in how to use and write for social media outlets (Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest).
  • Ability to create and execute a broad creative copy vision, from daily product-focused emails to big-picture campaign tag lines.
  • Detail-oriented (from tracking character counts for social media outlets to SEO optimization)
  • Mastery of the English language with a professional competency on copy editing.
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Articulate thinker with an ability to take creative direction, react quickly, and interact productively during brainstorming sessions and kick-off meetings.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage own workload across multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.


Benefits at Banana Republic

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • 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

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row. US CandidatesPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.

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