Impact Workers

09/06/2023

CLOSED – Brand Writer

About the role

EILEEN FISHER creates simple, sustainable, timeless clothes designed to work together as a system. We design clothes with intention, supporting people to build their wardrobe meaningfully each season. We make our clothes to last—and then we collect them through our Renew take-back program to be resold, donated or remade into entirely new designs. We believe in the fundamental potential of every person—our employees, our customers and those who make our clothes—and are committed to cultivating conditions that empower people. It’s all part of our commitment to doing business in a way that helps build a better industry. And a better future. EILEEN FISHER is one of the largest women’s fashion companies to be a certified B Corporation, which means we voluntarily meet high criteria for social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.

 

Values Statement:

As a founder-led company, our values are deeply embedded in and shape our culture. Our values are a shared responsibility embodied in every position and are intended to be woven into all that we do; how we approach our work and how we interact with one another. Our values support our commitment to Diversity, Equity + Inclusion, and our commitment to Sustainability guides us to protect our limited natural resources, fight climate change, support human rights and social impact, and inspire the fashion industry to embrace circularity.

  • We are authentic
  • We thrive in connection
  • We trust each other
  • We innovate through creativity
  • We are committed to the health of the whole
  • We are united by purpose

 

Position Summary:

The Brand Writer plays a key role in supporting the Brand Content Team by turning creative direction into compelling concepts and stories. The position is responsible for writing creative content and delivering messaging that elevates the EILEEN FISHER brand across various channels, including both print and digital. This role will foster cross-functional relationships, collaborating closely with the Graphic Design Team in particular to produce exceptional content.

*Cover letter and/or writing samples are required*

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Writing Team to maintain brand standards and reinforce brand values (sustainability, circularity, design philosophy) through messaging.
  • Interpret creative direction and adapt stakeholder needs from marketing/creative briefs into elevated brand copy across all channels.
  • Contribute to email, wholesale and direct mail pieces, paid social and digital ads, window and in-store signage, web assets, video and other brand initiatives as needed.
  • Collaborate with graphic designers on special projects, creating compelling stories and ideas that live across web and digital channels.
  • Pitch story ideas and contribute to the Journal, partnering with Social Media to develop and execute a content strategy that brings journal pieces to life across various channels.
  • Mentor E-Commerce and Junior copywriters and edit/review product copy.
  • Research current industry landscape and stay-up-to-date on sustainability news.
  • PERFORMS OTHER RELATED DUTIES AND ASSIGNMENTS AS REQUIRED.

 

Required Experience:

  • Education:
    Bachelor’s Degree (English, Creative Writing, Marketing or related field preferred)
  • Required Skills & Experience:
    • Minimum 4 years copywriting experience, preferably at an agency or innovative brand.
    • Exceptional writing skills, including the ability to shift voice/tone to reflect context (print ad/social media ad/in-store signage, EILEEN FISHER Renew assets).
    • Comfortable writing short-form marketing copy as well as long-form prose.
    • Ability to craft strong, engaging copy based on product and brand values.
    • Passion for the EILEEN FISHER brand—and the ability to help push the brand voice forward in strategic ways.
    • Adept at brainstorming, copy concepting and solving communication challenges.
    • Excellent time management skills; comfortable working on multiple copy projects at once.
    • Keen understanding of how graphic design and copy inform one another.
    • Openness to feedback and constructive criticism; ability to incorporate feedback and evolve work accordingly.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of diplomacy; able to collaborate across the Brand Content Team (marketing, writing, graphic design, web, social media, PR) and with other internal clients.
    • Highly organized; able to self-manage workflow to meet deadlines and communicate clearly.
    • Excellent attention to detail; strong proofing skills.
    • Technical aptitude, including knowledge of Microsoft Office, CMS tools, product management tools, technical design specs, and the ability to master specialized collaboration tools.
    • Passionate about sustainability, social wellbeing and positive environmental change.
    • Willingness to contribute to a culture that emphasizes diversity, equity and inclusion.

The hiring salary range for this role is $85k- 90k/Yr. dependent upon experience and qualifications.  In addition, we offer competitive benefits including a generous clothing allowance and a wellness reimbursement program.

 

EILEEN FISHER, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status.

EILEEN FISHER

EILEEN FISHER designs women’s clothing that embraces simplicity, sustainability and timeless design. The company is committed to responsible business practices that create positive change — giving to causes that support women and girls, building a more sustainable fashion industry and creating a more responsible supply chain.

Women Founded
Certified B-Corporation
Size: 5001-10000
Year Founded: 1984

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