Method

Copywriter

3+ months agoSan Francisco, CA

We are SC Johnson Lifestyle Brands, a growing house of brands within our parent company SC Johnson, that includes method, ecover, babyganics and mrs. meyers clean day. We've always done things differently - we're fearless thinkers, mad scientists and adventurous designers who believe that making soap leads to brave ideas, bold inventions and beautiful bubbles. We started small, but we've got big plans to make the world a cleaner, greener, more colorful place. And we invite everyone to join us as we pioneer a future where doing business is doing good for all.

THE ROLE

We are currently seeking a copywriter (who moonlights as a rock star) to join the team roster on a full-time basis. If you know our brands (and it helps if you do), you know that we are known for our voice—not only what we say, but also how we say it. Our brands speak and behave like actual humans, to and for humans. So it should go without saying that you will be both madly creative and deeply empathetic, with a fair dose of wit & charm tossed in for good measure. Beyond that, a stellar attitude, clear communication skills, a diplomatic, team-player approach and strong time management abilities are a must.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Work with the Brand Voice Lead on creative messaging and storytelling across our house of brands (method, Babyganics, Ecover and Mrs. Meyers Clean Day)
  • Maintain our brands' unique voices to communicate our missions, values, personality and points of difference
  • Partner with cross-functional teams across multiple consumer touchpoints—packaging, naming, digital media, e-comm assets, website, social, in-store + everything in between
  • Update and maintain Copy Guide, Fragrance Name Library, Ecomm Copy Library
  • Proofread and edit copy
  • Work the front desk a couple times a year We are not joking. Everyone in the office takes a spin as receptionist. Costumes welcome.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    EXPERIENCE:
    • 3-5 years' experience in brand writing. Previous packaged goods experience (agency or in-house) a huge plus
    • Proficient with Word, Power Point, Excel—Adobe Creative Suite
    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Possess a smart, witty, insightful and inherently human writing style (shown in portfolio)
    • Ability to switch brand voices with ease (we have multiple brands)
    • The talent to tell a story in 6 words or less
    • Strong, positive, clear communication skills; ability to articulate ideas, rationale and nuance
    • A knack for multi-tasking
    • Ability to think analytically and strategically (it's not just about the words, it's about the thinking behind them, too)
    • Ability to work with people across multiple categories and functional areas
    • Must be extremely organized and able to write quickly without sacrificing creativity
    • Ability to anticipate needs, innovate and flourish in a high volume, fast-paced environment
    EDUCATION:
    • Bachelors Degree, Advanced Degree preferred
    LSB (Lifestyle Brand) PERKS:

    Our values are at the heart of everything we do. Here are a few of the ways we Care like a Mother for every person against dirty:
    • Rockstar health insurance benefits package
    • Competitive vacation bundle + 3 Care Days per year (a.k.a. Volunteer Time-Off), to be a force for good
    • Generous retirement match + pre-tax savings options
    Global Ping Pong Tournament + Prom...you heard that right-- let's dance

    FURTHER INFORMATION
    LOCATION: San Francisco
    HOURS: full time, exempt (salary)
    REPORTS TO: Director of Copy

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

    Job ID: method-COPYW01561

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