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Copywriter

About the role:

Kotn is looking for a Copywriter to ideate and to develop strong, succinct and engaging copy for all channels of our business. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker who understands the Kotn voice, mission, and the eCommerce landscape.
You will be an integral part of Kotn's Brand Marketing and Creative team, helping to grow the business and develop it's voice. You will work cross-functionally with the Creative, Marketing, Retail and Growth teams to develop on-brand, skillfully written copy to help tell Kotn's brand story and promote both new and existing products across all channels.

What you’ll be doing:

  • In collaboration with the Art Director, conceptualize ideas for paid advertising, writing new copy options on a weekly basis
  • Support the Retail team by developing copy for window displays, sandwich boards, printed marketing materials
  • Support the Retail team by developing copy for window displays, sandwich boards, printed marketing materials
  • Assist with the naming of products and colours
  • Write, edit, and enhance product descriptions for all eCommerce products to compel the customer and increase conversion
  • Ensure that across all written materials we stay on voice, on brand and on target
  • Proofread and copyedit all written copy
  • Manage the translation of copy from English to French, where needed
  • Wear multiple hats: jump in on other copy projects, and assist other teams where needed

Experience you’ll need:

  • 2+ years of copywriting experience—eCommerce and advertising related is a bonus
  • You have a degree or diploma in the communications, journalism, copywriting or copyediting fields
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once and work on a deadline
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • A keen eye for detail and experience copyediting
  • Knowledge of the fashion and design landscape and a passion for why it needs to improve
  • Bilingual in French is a bonus
  • To apply, please submit your resume, a short description of why your a good fit for the role, and a list of your three favourite content producers and a sentence why. They can be magazines, newscasters, blogs, brands, influencers, even a TikTok account—anyone who you think is producing great content. Bonus points: find the three grammatical/spelling mistakes in this posting

Location: Toronto
Date Posted: August 07, 2020