Copywriter - Uber Everything

Uber Overview

About Uber

Uber is a technology company that is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building technology people use everyday. Whether it's heading home from work, getting a meal delivered from a favorite restaurant, or a way to earn extra income, Uber is becoming part of the fabric of daily life.

We're making cities safer, smarter, and more connected. And we're doing it at a global scale-energizing local economies and bringing opportunity to millions of people around the world.

Uber's positive impact is tangible in the communities we operate in, and that drives us to keep moving forward.

Job Description

We are evolving the way the world moves. Today, Uber gets millions of people where they need to be in over 400 cities across the world. On the Uber Everything team we're building new products and services to move things around a city in the same seamless way. If done right, we believe this will transform communities, power businesses, and fundamentally change the way people live in cities.

We're looking for a copywriter with a consistent track record leading high-concept, story-driven campaigns. Someone who understands brand strategy, works on global brands, and knows what it takes to design marketing programs that stand out. We're open this person being based in San Francisco or New York.

Learn more about the Design Team and the work being done here https://www.uber.design

This is a multi-faceted role and this person should have proficiency in the following areas:

Global Perspective

This person will be focused on supporting and extending creative platforms around the world. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a global organization and understand the complexities inherent in launching creative around the world. Experience writing brand and messaging guidelines is a must.

Strategic Planning

The candidate should have a solid understanding of our products and have the strategic prowess necessary to shepherd them into the future. A track record of business-focused, brief-driven, creative is a must. The candidate is skilled at writing for different audiences–he or she will be speaking to consumers, delivery partners, and business–and must be comfortable context switching throughout the day.

Creative Firepower

The candidate should be a shown creative thinker who understands story-driven, high-concept campaigns–film, interactive, print and outdoor advertising–as well as hard-working digital direct response campaigns.

Social Media Chops

This candidate must have a solid understanding of how to use social to tell brand stories. He or she should have a point of view–and should be able to figure out what to build for Instagram while waxing eloquently about how it ladders up to messaging on owned and paid channels.

Teamwork

This candidate should have experience working with outside production departments and freelance resources. He or she can rally people around ideas and is skilled at selling through concepts to key stakeholders.

Additional Qualifications:

  • 3+ years working as a copywriter in a creative agency or comparable in-house agency
  • Has a good eye and can offer direction or critique design work when needed
  • Experience managing multiple work streams across various mediums (digital, video, print, experiential, DM)

Perks

PERKS:

  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We're not just another social web app, we're moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.

BENEFITS (U.S.):

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.

We're bringing Uber to every major city in the world. We need brains and passion to make it happen and to make it happen in style.


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