Copy Manager

Posted 5.7.24
Location
San Francisco, CA

WE’RE HERE TO BRING DELIGHT TO THE WORLD OF NUTRITION

OLLY is a fast-growing company working to bring simplicity and delight to the world of nutrition. Yes, stuff like vitamins and probiotics. We see only upside in the opportunity to transform the category experience. Not only that, we believe you can’t have happy without healthy. And isn’t true happiness where it’s at? So we’ve made it our personal mission to help people make healthy choices by making it easier than ever for them to get better nutrition into their daily lives. We’re super passionate about the work that we do and we’re on the hunt for a fellow self-starter to join our ambitious bunch.

We hope you’ll indulge us as we toot our own horn a little. We currently have over 40 products sold nationwide at retailers including Target, CVS, Safeway, Whole Foods, Walmart and many more. We got off to a fast start and have already been recognized as a successful, transformational brand in both the supplement and nutrition categories. As you can imagine we need more rock stars to help us continue the pace as we have high hopes for our future.

OK, one last tidbit or two – in 2019 we joined our friends over at Unilever to help us grow OLLY into a global brand. We are also a B-Corp, so doing social good is built into our DNA and we’re headquartered in the heart of San Francisco with a culture that reflects the friendly, optimistic and health-minded values of the brand. Our goal is to build a uniquely special company and brand that will make us all proud! 

BUT ENOUGH ABOUT US LET’S TALK ABOUT YOU

You are welcome at OLLY for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what healthy means to you. Our products are for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and shine. So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find our inspiration to help people be happy from the inside out.

THE ROLE: COPY MANAGER

OLLY’s in need of a super-collaborative, culturally-savvy Copy Manager to help us bring compelling stories to life. Our ideal Copy Manager knows how to find that sweet spot between rich storytelling and translating data and insights into copy that resonates & drives consumer behavior throughout the funnel. Our Copy Manager takes an optimistic, tenacious approach to creative problem-solving. Our Copy Manager is both strategic and detail-oriented—we’re talking big-picture consumer journey stuff AND typos in the fine print. This position sits on the Creative team, within the greater Brand Impact Group comprised of Marketing, eCommerce, and Brand Strategy and collaborates cross-functionally with other departments within our organization.

 ​ ​KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of both digital and in-store experiences and how to write copy for multiple channels including but not limited to Omnichannel, Paid Social, Amazon, D2C, and Organic Social in support of 360° campaigns, new product launches, and always-on initiatives ​
  • Translate creative direction and editorial strategy into engaging and effective creative in partnership with Designers and Art Directors
  • Articulate messaging variations according to audience targets, stakeholder testing strategies or other versioning requests communicated in creative briefs
  • Protect our business against risk by ensuring all copy is compliant with established guidelines​ and ever-changing risk mitigation initiatives
  • Apply an innovative mindset to push our storytelling and find new, disruptive ways of messaging our brand
  • Keep tabs on what’s going on word-wise in our hyper-competitive industry​ and stay current on what’s resonating with our target audiences
  • Effectively manage projects and timelines with the support of Creative Operations to ensure on-time delivery 
  • Actively contribute to the company culture and life at Camp OLLY

CAPABILITIES + SKILLS REQUIRED

  • 5 to 7 years of copywriting experience at agencies or in-house creative teams, preferably in CPG or Health and Wellness spaces
  • Deep understanding of English grammar and AP Style. Impeccable attention to detail is required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365. Figma and Wrike (or other project management platforms)​ experience is advantageous.
  • A strong portfolio showcasing strong conceptual thinking and excellent editorial and performance writing (360° campaign experience is a big plus!)​
  • Solid communication skills with the ability to provide thoughtful and actionable feedback
  • Strong presentation skills to effectively present your ideas and rationale for concepts and final creative in a persuasive manner​

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING THE INTERVIEW PROCESS

  • Initial video screen with a member of our Talent team
  • Round 1: Conversation with the Hiring Manager + 1-2 conversations with other Ollies on the team
  • Round 2: 2-3 conversations with team or cross functional Ollies
  • Final Round: Homework*

*At OLLY, our final round is called Homework. Candidates who participate in this round are given 3 questions in advance to answer and present to the interview panel they previously spoke with in the process. We understand every candidate is different. If you need a reasonable accommodation to adjust this procedure, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can evaluate and provide other options that work for your needs

THE DETAILS 

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA – Hybrid schedule. Relocation support will be provided for out-of-area candidates.

HOURS: Full time, exempt (salary)

MANAGER: Content Director

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.  

The pay range for this position is $105,000-128,000 dependent on experience.

WHAT WE OFFER: 

  • An opportunity to work with an intelligent, inspiring, and extraordinarily fun team 
  • 100% employer-paid medical coverage for employee only, dental + ortho, and vision insurance 
  • 4 weeks PTO + paid holidays + 12 Mental Health Days per year
  • 100% Paid parental leave, Fertility + Adoption Benefits 
  • Annual Bonus  
  • 401(k) plan with Employer Match 
  • Hybrid Work + Wellness + Cell Phone Stipends 
  • Free product 
  • And much more! 
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