Junior Copywriter/ Texter - Native Level German Language / Deutsch / Englisch (m/f)
Beginn: August 2014
As a German Language Joss & Main Copywriter, your core role will be to assist the copywriting team with product copy for our daily flash sale events, ensuring each piece of copy is consistent with the differing event goals yet consistent with our clearly defined Joss voice.
Joss & Main (http://www.jossandmain.com), a division of Wayfair, is a leading private sale site focused on premium goods for the home, offered curated sales and the finest brands at discounts of up to 70% off. We are seeking a Junior-Copywriter to lead and expand major categories in our fast growing, home-focused e-commerce business.
We are looking currently in Berlin for a
Junior Copywriter/ Texter - Native Level German Language (m/f)
Candidates must be highly creative, possess exemplary writing skills, and have a keen eye for detail. Candidates should also take direction well and be able to handle an entrepreneurial environment, while being resourceful and self-directed. Candidates for this position should have a deep love of writing, and be knowledgeable of online flash sales sites. Interest in home décor, interior decorating and product design is preferred but not required.
Ideal candidates have spent some time writing every day in an internship or job. This environment is very high-volume and fast moving. Demonstrated experience meeting deadlines within a business environment is strongly preferred.
Fluency in English and German is and absolute must!
Strong writing and editing skills
- 0-2 years of professional experiences, ie gained through an internship
- A degree (Bachelor, B.A., Master, M.A.), preferred in ie communications (Kommunikation), Germanistik, etc.
- Ability to express brand identity through product copy
- Ability to elicit consumer desire for our vast selection of products
- Strong grasp of German and Engliash grammar and tone
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Ability to create clean, concise and engaging content on deadline
- Ability to edit existing content to best suit our brand identity
- Proficient communication skills
- Be comfortable working independently and within a team
- Enjoy working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial start-up environment
- Be creative and willing to offer ideas and suggestions
- Ability to research brands and products as necessary
- Be comfortable with deadlines and tight turnarounds
- Good sense of humor and work ethic
Solid computer skills
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Word
Knowledge of online flash sale sites
- Basic understanding of top private sales and flash sales sites
- Ability to gauge consumer interest and brand identities
- English, Creative Writing, Journalism, Marketing or Advertising majors (preferred)
- Experience with and/or knowledge of online retail (preferred)
***Please include a cover letter and 3 relevant writing samples in this application process. Only candidates who provide samples will be considered for this position. Samples can be in several formats: A link to an online portfolio is ideal (please include URL on resume), but we will also accept blog entries, clips, or other concise written samples cut and pasted into the 'cover letter' box. Work related to advertising or ecommerce is preferred.
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About Joss & Main
Joss & Main (http://www.jossandmain.com), a unique and innovative e-retailer for aspirational home goods and lifestyle products, is a privately held division of Wayfair LLC, the world’s largest online destination for the home. Within 18 months of launch we have scaled from zero to become one of the largest flash sale sites for the home, and are on track to reach a business of well over than $100m by the end of this year. We are a daily destination that brings design within reach of every consumer, offering curated events and coveted products at prices that can’t be found elsewhere. We help our members who are proud of their homes bring their style to life, discovering just the right pieces to enrich every individual taste. We have a highly editorial, highly curated, and very high involvement brand that resonates strongly and has rapidly created significant loyalty from its several million members. By delighting our members every day with the thrill of the find, we are setting new records for engagement and very rapidly scaling our revenue and profitability. Our team of marketers, designers, buyers, merchandisers and technologists are revolutionizing sales for home goods with our ability to draw from the world’s largest selection of goods. Our mission is to bring the most desirable and sought-after brands to the consumers who want them most, serving as a highly effective retail channel for the best products & names in furniture, décor, cookware, accents, textiles, personal accessories, services and more.
With $915 million in revenue, Wayfair is Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and employs more than 1,500 people in its eight global locations of Boston, New York, Ogden, Utah, Hebron, Kentucky, Galway, Ireland, London, Berlin and Sydney. The company was named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine.
Wayfair is privately held and has raised over $200 million from leading investors including Spark Capital, Battery Ventures, Great Hill Partners and HarbourVest Partners. The company was recently named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine and was selected by the Boston Business Journal and Glassdoor.com as a Top Company To Work For and Top Company For Well Balanced Life.
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