Copywriter

Marketing Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at SteelSeries

Copywriter, Global Marketing

Gaming? Check. Esports? Check. Hardware? Check. Software? Check. We could go on and on. The point is we've been helping gamers get better since 2001. In fact, Esports pros have won more money using SteelSeries products than any other brand and we're just getting started. Esports and Gaming are multi-billion-dollar industries, and we're going to continue supporting them through innovative gear and software gamers need and love. We believe in being true to the gaming community, which means being true to ourselves. We create products that help the best of the best be better, and products that help the not-so-good feel not-so-bad. Most of us are gamers, but you don't have to be, we promise! Just don't be surprised if you become one within a few weeks of starting!  

Want to see what we're up to? Find us on social media, where we're highlighting our community, amazing partners, and products!  

SteelSeries is looking for a Copywriter with impeccable attention detail and strong writing skills to make sure that all of our messaging is clear and united at every point of communication. The copywriter is responsible for working across teams to organize and support messaging for products and campaigns, and then serves as the steward for that messaging, ensuring its correct usage and representation on every platform.

The ideal candidate will have technical writing experience in consumer electronics, ideally with audio products, as well as an engaging narrative style to tell the story of our brand.

Responsibilities

  • Organize and update core messaging documents for all products and campaigns
  • Support global marketing and creative teams in applying product and campaign messaging on all platforms (including social campaigns, press releases, blogs, emails, and advertising assets)
  • Support brand managers in the creation and application of product messaging across sell-in decks, PDPs, packaging, Amazon, etc.
  • Draft copy and concept tests for research
  • Field tickets and requests for copy and copyediting across global marketing, software, dot com, and product (everything from homepage headlines to email newsletters)
  • Contribute to and copyedit the SteelSeries blog
  • Improve copy decisions by applying marketing analytics and learnings
  • Reduce mistakes and inconsistencies by maintaining processes for review and approval

Necessary Skills

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a position that required regular customer-facing written communication, experience with technical writing or consumer electronics preferred
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with an eye for maintaining consistent tone and specs in copy across platforms
  • Fluency in AP style preferred
  • An understanding and passion for our products
  • Ability to prioritize and track projects
  • Ability to communicate across teams
  • An understanding and passion for gaming and esports preferred

Please note, SteelSeries US employment is contingent on proof of vaccination.