Senior Copywriter, Digital and Traditional



Here, we believe there’s not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there’s a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We’ll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you to show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show!

Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

Position Details

Senior Copywriter, Digital and Traditional
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL


You’re an accomplished thinker, wordsmith and student of human behavior. Your marketing and communication games are equally strong, and you’re a regular ninja who slips nimbly between traditional and digital executions. You know the rules … and when to break them. You write for people and algorithms with equal power and finesse.

You’re fluent in shopper marketing, brand voice and content strategy. You’ve got a point of view and you’re not afraid to use it. You’re both a learner and a teacher, a mad collaborator and a solo performer. We hope you’re ready for your next big move. Helpful if your background includes corporate experience, more helpful if you’ve done agency time, too. No time sheets here – that’s a plus – but also no AE, so you’ll work without a net. It’s you who’ll present and defend your work to stakeholders here in Chicago and our HQ in Cleveland.

Our opportunities are many, diverse and growing every day, and our team is strong, supportive and (dare we say) fun.


  • Apply sound creative strategy to all assignments for multiple brands, focusing on target audience and objective. 
  • Write strategically for 360-degree DTC, B2C and B2B touchpoints: email, social, website to retail merchandising, sales collateral and packaging. 
  • Partner with art directors to create best-practice executions. 
  • Strive to exceed expectations; deliver what was asked for and go beyond when possible. 
  • Collaborate closely with brand, product and channel marketing managers to better understand the business strategy driving the assignment. 
  • Gracefully juggle multiple projects for multiple high-profile brands against multiple deadlines … some white-hot. Some jobs are highly conceptual, some functional. 
  • Guard and maintain various brand voices on all projects. 
  • Communicate regularly with all teammates and internal stakeholders to maintain schedule and creative quality.



  • 5+ years’ experience in consumer-facing marketing.


  • Preferably for CPG brands



  • Interest in home décor/renovation a plus. Some DIY experience also a plus. 
  • Fluent in best practices for retailer sites, such as Amazon and Walmart. 
  • Facility with AEM sites a plus. 
  • Fast learner with proven ability to translate complex concepts into compelling copy. 
  • Strong, persuasive presentation skills
  • Big Plus: High E.Q., someone who empathizes with others’ strengths and weaknesses as well as their own.

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