Associate Creative Director, Copywriter

At Pandora, we're a unique collection of engineers, musicians, designers, marketers, and world-class sellers with a common goal: to enrich lives by delivering effortless personalized music enjoyment and discovery. People—the listeners, the artists, and our employees—are at the center of our mission and everything we do. Actually, employees at Pandora are a lot like the service itself: bright, eclectic, and innovative. Collaboration is the foundation of our workforce, and we’re looking for smart individuals who are self-motivated and passionate to join us. Be a part of the engine that creates the soundtrack to life. Discover your future at Pandora.

We have an outstanding opportunity for a ACD (associate creative director) Copywriter to join Pandora in Oakland. This individual will play a critical role in the development of Pandora’s voice, primarily focusing on copywriting for Custom Stations, Brand, Product, and Editorial. The right candidate is a skilled writer who will collaborate closely with company partners and clients to balance advertising goals with strategic brand initiatives. As a key contributor, this role will help to define universal copywriting standards and strategy across the company, unifying Pandora’s creative voice to best serve the listener. 

The ideal candidate is an expert communicator, innovative thinker, flexible collaborator, and constructive team member who will flourish in a high-growth, fast-paced creative environment.


  • Lead writing and copy creation for Custom Content, Custom stations, Brand Marketing, Events, Product and Editorial
  • Work with the Custom Content team to provide strategy and copywriting for host scripts, program content, UX design, display assets, and traffic-driving media
  • Work with the brand marketing, design and events teams to provide strategy and copywriting for advertising both on and off platform as well as social content and event marketing
  • Support custom content designers, brand designer and  product designers to provide writing strategy and services for multiple cross-functional campaigns, including efforts in UX design, artist messaging, and editorial


  • 5+ years of professional copywriting experience in advertising, brand strategy, and/or marketing
  • Proven ability to create engaging and persuasive copy content
  • Outstanding collaboration skills with the desire, passion, and patience to work cross-functionally in order to establish and meet shared organizational goals
  • Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication, and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to remain calm and focused under pressure and when handling multiple projects
  • Meet deadlines with ease and accuracy
  • Ability to take feedback and constructive criticism in stride
  • High attention to detail and organization
  • Experience in music journalism, broadcast, and technical writing preferred
  • Familiar with both display and audio copy, specifically the dynamic differences between the written and spoken word
  • Bachelor’s Degree and relevant work experience – Advertising Agency and tech or music experience is a plus
  • Passion for taglines, oxford commas, brainstorms, music, and dynamic storytelling
  • Fun, humble, and innovative!

Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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