Senior Copywriter

Crate & Barrel

With over 130 store and warehouse locations and more than 7,500 associates across the U.S. and Canada, Crate and Barrel is a dynamic and growing multi-channel furniture and housewares retailer. So we can continue to help others love how they live in moments that matter, the iconic brand is looking for a driven and passionate professional to raise the bar and join our Creative department as a Senior Copywriter located in our Northbrook, IL corporate office.

Position Details

Senior Copywriter
Northern Illinois
Northbrook, IL

The Senior Copywriter will create brand-building concepts, copy and campaigns for the iconic Crate and Barrel brand. They are a skilled writer with a clear creative voice and deep knowledge of modern marketing and advertising channels. Top candidates will be creative ideators and a researchers, big-picture thinkers and detail-oriented doers, and take a customer-first approach to all aspects of their work.

What you'll do...

Lead concepting and copywriting for all modern marketing channels, as needed, including:

  • Feature content for catalogs 
  • Social content and paid social advertising, primarily for Instagram and Pinterest, across various formats and media types 
  • Store signage and windows 
  • Packaging 
  • Editorial blog content 
  • Videos 
  • Digital display ads 
  • Corporate initiatives

Partner with creative design, marketing strategy, copy editing, media and PR to develop creative work from idea to flawless execution.

Develop proactive ideas and innovative creative solutions that address brand and business goals.

Bring style, culture and trend inspiration to the team.

Present concepts to project stakeholders and marketing/creative leadership with clarity and conviction.

Mentor mid- and junior-level copywriters.

Maintain brand standards and consistency of brand voice.

Attend photo and video shoots when necessary.

What you'll bring...

  • Must provide Portfolio link (including password) on resume or PDF sample 
  • 6+ years professional creative writing experience in advertising, retail, or editorial journalism 
  • Experience with home, fashion or lifestyle brands preferred 
  • BA in English, Journalism, or Creative 
  • Writing preferred 
  • A robust portfolio that demonstrates smart copywriting and innovative brand ideas across multiple modern marketing channels 
  • A hybrid creative writer and smart marketer 
  • A way with words that is warm, witty and natural 
  • An open and curious mind 
  • A team player who enjoys collaborating for the greater good 
  • Demonstrated expertise in creating engaging social content 
  • Passion for home design, entertaining, fashion, trends and culture 
  • A strong sensibility for graphic design 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment 
  • Relentlessly high standards 
  • Clear communication 
  • Tenacity and optimism

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