Ecommerce Copywriting Specialist
ALCO Stores, Inc - Coppell, TX

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Ecommerce Copywriting Specialist

Location:
TX-Coppell, Corporate

Closing Date:
8/1/13

Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Ecommerce Copywriting Specialist will be responsible for creating clear and compelling website content including product descriptions, marketing messaging, and blog articles. In addition to copywriting, this role will wear multiple hats and assist with editing product feeds, become familiar with classification codes, and will ensure complete and accurate information is entered into the ecommerce system. Ideal candidates will feel comfortable in a fast-paced, deadline-driven online retail environment.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Write custom, persuasive product descriptions on the merchandise ALCOstores.com sells
  • Coordinate with ecommerce merchants and cross-functional teams to compile product information
  • Edit or rewrite existing copy to refine the message
  • Be comfortable wearing other hats beyond copywriting, e.g. assist with quality control to ensure product names match product images
  • Work closely with buyers and merchandisers to ensure product details are accurate
  • Follow formatting guidelines to ensure proper loading of content into Magento platform
  • Serve as Quality Assurance (QA) editor for product information and online marketing material
  • Follow search engine optimization (SEO) best practices
  • Write custom content for social media, special events and promotions
  • Manage multiple writing and editing assignments simultaneously
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • 3-5 years of experience in copywriter role, agency or in-house
  • Strong creative, teamwork, and communication skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skill in digital media
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working collaboratively within a dynamic and creative team
  • Proven competency in Excel and MS Office products

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Previous experience in online retail/ecommerce
  • Previous experience writing product descriptions and managing product feeds
  • Excels at multi-tasking and wearing multiple hats
  • SEO Knowledge

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