Job Description

Are you looking for a dynamic opportunity?  Do you dream of leading and growing with a company that is committed to being on the cutting edge of technology? Then look no further; Art Van Furniture, the Midwest’s largest Furniture and Mattress retailer, is seeking a Copywriter in the Marketing Department. 

You may be asking yourself, what competencies would we be looking for in a Copywriter?  Well, we are glad you asked!  In this position, directly reporting to the Creative Director of Copy, you will be responsible for crafting strategic, brand-driven messaging including print, digital, social and brand campaigns, as well as compelling product copy rich in SEO.  Specific duties include:

  • Writing
    • Generate consistently creative copy while juggling shifting priorities and multiple projects
    • Participate on a variety of creative assignments including marketing and advertising collateral, product pages, business descriptions, website updates, social, brand, and custom projects.
    • Understand omni-channel messaging and remain diligent to both the consumer mindset and brand voice and tone in all creative components throughout the channels
    • Collaborate and partner with Art Directors to translate concepts into effective messaging
  • Research
  • Stay abreast of furniture, design and retail trends
  • Regularly review competitive catalogs, emails, social media and websites to maintain awareness of competitive landscape
  • Proofreading
    • Diligently proofread your own and other colleagues’ work for all projects across channels
  • Concept Development
    • Contribute to brainstorming meetings and help to conceptualize ideas with creative team for new projects
  • SEO
    • Create SEO copy for our growing number of product category pages.
    • Maintain product details on the website. Work with the purchasing team and vendors to ensure we have all the product information sought by our customers
    • Create exciting and compelling content to highlight unique features and benefits for every product while keeping SEO implications top of mind.
  • Authority as detailed in the Company’s Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Apply corporate values (PARTNERS.)

Skills / Requirements

 

This is a high-volume position with a wide variety of projects and deadlines.  As such, qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree Journalism, English, Creative Writing, Advertising Writing or Communications writing
  • Minimum 2 years of copywriting experience; preferably in a retail omni-channel environment
  • Technical Skills:
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a pre-set weekly schedule
  • Experience working closely with designers and in a team environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications and knowledge of SEO management tools such as Google Analytics required; Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus, but not required

 

Art Van offers a competitive salary combined with an excellent benefits package.  Interested applicants can apply on-line on our website at: jobs.artvan.com.  Learn more about Art Van by viewing our company video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zbH9Ynfp0Q&feature=youtu.be.

 

 

Application Instructions

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