Senior Copywriter

Ulta Beauty


Ulta Beauty is the largest specialty beauty retailer in the United States and the place for the true beauty enthusiast who gets butterflies as they shop for beauty and experiment throughout our store. We are the only one to provide our guests prestige, mass and salon products and services under one roof – All Things Beauty, All in One Place™. We put our guests at the center of all we do, committing to offer unrivaled ways to be beautiful in an environment that provides the thrill of exploration and delight of discovery.

Position Details

Senior Copywriter
Northern Illinois
Bolingbrook, IL


The Senior Copywriter is an experienced creative who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You are known for turning strategy and insights into clever, conversational copy for a variety of channels. You’re comfortable with short and long-form writing, crafting strong headlines and engaging content. You’re also a self-learner and student of culture, beauty, lifestyle and retail trends.


  • Exhibit a mastery of the Ulta Beauty voice by writing engaging copy that communicates marketing messages for in-store signage, print catalogs, direct mailers and other assets as assigned 
  • Brainstorm and concept with designers and cross-functional partners across departments 
  • Pitch and articulate ideas to stakeholders, up to an executive level 
  • Collaborate and communicate across departments for resources as needed 
  • Assist Editorial Manager in concepting campaign-level messaging 
  • Self-manage projects and workflows, working independently and as part of a team


  • Contribute to and update style guides and forthcoming editorial calendars 
  • Stay current on competitive research and best practices in beauty and retail 
  • Assist Editorial Manager in coaching other copywriters as needed 
  • Demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence in communications and feedback


  • BA in English, Journalism, Communications or Advertising 
  • 5+ years copywriting experience 
  • Agency, content studio, and/or editorial publishing experience a plus 
  • Adobe InDesign/InCopy experience a plus 
  • Experience in beauty, retail or editorial a plus

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