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Senior Copywriter, San Francisco, California

Created 10/18/2020
Reference 340139
Category Communications
Job type Full-Time
Country United States
State California
City San Francisco
Zip 94102
Address Two Folsom
Salary Competitive
About Gap

Gap has always been about optimistic American style. Starting with our very first store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco, opened almost 50 years ago by Doris and Don Fisher. The thread that's run through those five decades is the phenomenal people that make up our brand - our employees and our customers. People who are rooted in the legacy that makes Gap what it is, but who are also focused on the future. People who want to leave the world better than they found it.

We've built our brand on staying true to our roots whilst always being out in front of what's next. If you want to be part of an iconic American brand, and help lead the way for where we're headed, we'd love to have you join us.

What you'll do

  • Manage editorial element of projects throughout entire production cycle; attend all kick-offs and creative reviews and collaborate with rest of team to ensure timely and appropriate finished piece.
  • Establish and maintain consistent brand voice and style throughout all forms of communication.
  • Participate in creation of concepts that lead to execution of work, and manage day to day progress and activities of the copy department in executing assigned projects.
  • Ensure all copy communicates consistent voice and style throughout all forms of communications.
  • Proof-read design comps and printer's proofs for all projects.
  • Self-edit and proofread manuscripts prior to delivery.
  • Ensure accuracy of product information and price points.
  • Prioritize and manage workload.
  • Work independently to anticipate problems before they arise; find solutions and follow-up on own initiative.
  • Protect business by ensuring copy has stylistic, account, and legal approvals.
  • Continually ascertain workflow efficiency and accurate completion of jobs according to preset timelines.

Who you are

  • Proven ability writing and editing a catalog or similar retail marketing vehicle.
  • Excellent editing skills with on-the-job proofreading experience.
  • Articulate thinker with a sense of humor and an ability to take creative direction, react quickly, and interact productively during brainstorming sessions and kick-off meetings.
  • First-rate organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Proficient in Mac platforms and Microsoft Word.
  • B.A. in English, creative writing, or related field, preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of writing and editing experience, preferably with a retail catalog or in retail advertising.

Benefits at Gap

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, 30% off at Gap Outlet, and the ability to purchase discounted merchandise during international travel at Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix and Old Navy.
  • Pension schemes available, depending on role.
  • Market-leading private medical healthcare and well-being programme.*
  • Voluntary medical cash plan open to all employees.
  • Performance-related discretionary bonuses.*
  • Access to our Employee Support Programme for overall well-being.

*For eligible employees
Employer Gap Inc

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