Copy Manager

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Interview Process

1. Take-home project 2. Discussion on-site or remote, interviews with both technical and non-technical staff


$95,000 - $110,000.

About Us
Food52 is an award-winning brand in the kitchen and home space, using an innovative commerce, content and community business model to reach over 24 million homecooks and homebodies, and was recently named No. 28 on Fast Company’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2022. We’re passionate about giving our deeply-engaged audience everything they need to enjoy life’s most important pleasures – food, home & connection to others.

As part of an ongoing initiative, we remain focused and committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as the center of our hiring process and our company culture. We're committed to building a community that values and honors the contributions of underrepresented communities to our shared culinary experience—starting with the Food52 family. You can read more about our support, and link to our progress, in our DEI Vision Statement.

About the Role
We’re currently seeking a full-time Copy Manager to join our growing team. This is a hands-on role for an experienced, Commerce-focused copy lead who loves to find exactly the right word for the right asset.

Reporting Structure
Reporting to the VP, Creative, this position will be responsible for leading and inspiring our talented copy team while developing strong cross-functional relationships with Design, Content, Commerce, and Marketing.
  • Ensure consistency in brand messaging across all platforms and touchpoints.
  • Lead the copy department, overseeing staffing, assignments, freelancers and process. Ensure all assets help support the goals of our partner teams in marketing, commerce, and content.
  • Nurture a department that’s best-in-class at marketing content, branding, and e-commerce copywriting including maintaining SEO standards, email best practices (inclusive of creating segment-specific copy) and print mailer expertise.
  • Partner with design to create compelling creative concepts with strong storytelling viewpoints and achieve marketing KPIs.
  • Oversee conception and execution for cross-channel brand initiatives in conjunction with Marketing and Creative.
  • Ensure the Food52 core brand voice remains strong but always evolving, with an eye toward growth, representation, and accessibility to make this a welcoming, inclusive place for home cooks and homebodies of all backgrounds.
  • Requirements
  • Ecommerce and SEO experience
  • Experience running a high volume inhouse copy team
  • Network of copy freelancers
  • Ability to influence up and across in matrixed organizations
  • Strong point of view on copy and brand best practices while championing collaboration and working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize multiple high-priority tasks, manage your day-to-day schedule, and hit deadlines consistently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Compensation & Benefits
    For residents of CT, NJ or NY the compensation range for this role is $95,000 - $110,000. Factors used to determine the salary range for a given position may impact what salary within the stated range may be offered to any particular candidate (e.g., years of experience, level of education obtained, etc.). Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
    Medical, dental and vision options (some at no cost to you!)
    Flexible spending accounts (health & dependent care)
    Short and long term disability, life insurance
    401(k) retirement plan
    Paid holidays, unlimited vacation, company-wide weeks off (Summer Week and Winter Week)
    Flexible hours and working arrangements
    Exclusive access and employee discounts to our Food52 and Schoolhouse shop products!

    Visa Sponsorship
    Currently, Food52 does not provide Visa sponsorship.  All applicants must be able to provide legal proof of their eligibility to work in the U.S.

    Food52 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of one's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. Food52 will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

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