Join our pizza party
At Ooni we want to help everybody experience the joy of making great pizza, and we’re looking for a Senior Copywriter to help us realize our dream.
A Little About Ooni
Here at Ooni, we're passionate about our people. Since our humble origins as a team of 2 back in 2012, we now employ over 300 talented, creative and kind pizza-lovers across the world. When you work here, you'll be joining a diverse team who value Kindness, Passion, Innovation, Ambition, and Rigor above all else. We live, work and play by these values, and we think it shows.
About the Role
We’re looking for an experienced Senior Copywriter to head up our team of writers and work with our Creative Director to create world-class creative output for our audience of pizza lovers, for a one-year contract.
We need you to be highly organized, a problem solver with an ability to deliver multiple briefs on time and on budget. You will be responsible for crafting the voice of the brand across multiple touch points, including advertising, digital media (website, emails, and digital advertising), physical consumer experiences (retail and events), PR efforts, and internal projects, and have plenty of experience working within an agency or as part of an in-house team.
Expect an exciting and varied role that will see you leading the copywriting team to actively contribute to the development of new ideas and create polished, final deliverables whether working solo or with other creatives.
- Collaborate with creative team members to lead the conceptual and copy direction of Ooni’s branding, marketing, and advertising initiatives
- Lead brainstorms, concept, collaborate, comp, and present innovative integrated campaigns that garner buy-in while netting measurable results
- Aid in mentoring copywriters, giving clear direction and feedback
- Work in Ooni’s in-house creative team to create strategic marketing assets for projects including, but not limited to, advertising, digital marketing (email, web banners, digital experiences, social assets, etc.), retail displays, internal sales communication, video content
- Translate creative direction and copy points from creative briefs into engaging and effective copy concepts
- Be a steward of and maintain the Ooni brand in all creative
- Must be a team player, able to work within budgets and tight deadlines on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
- Creative evolution – stay up to date with branding and advertising in all mediums
- 7 or more years in an advertising or in-house creative role
- Experience with consumer product brands
- Experience in both print and digital marketing/advertising
- Mastery of written communication, both short-and long-form
- Proven creative ability
- Strategic thinker with the ability to solve problems, even when they are not fully defined
- Ability to present and sell creative ideas
- A solid understanding of marketing and advertising principles
- An exceptional copywriting portfolio website
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment
- Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment
- Ability to actively contribute to strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle different writing demands
- You’re able to come to our office in East Austin Tuesday through Thursday
- Go to YouTube and search “We are Ooni”. That video pretty much says it all.
The quick version:
- We make epic pizza ovens that cook awesome pizza in 60 seconds and start from only $349.
- We’ve got an amazing regional office in Austin, Texas with a growing team of amazing people. We’re now up to 250+ in the global team. This was less than 100 this time last year and only 50 the year before that. And they are all AWESOME - our culture is core to our whole reason for being.
- These are our values: Passion, Rigor, Innovation, Ambition and Kindness. We really do live by them and demand them in everything we do. It ain’t just corporate mumbo jumbo to us. See how they’re capitalized to show how important they are?
- Competitive salary
- 35 days of paid time off per year
- Enrollment into our 401k plan, plus medical, dental and vision cover (100% cover for yourself and 50% cover for dependents)
- $620 Passion Fund every year to spend on your passion – whatever that may be.
- $1200 to spend on Ooni products each year, plus 50% discount on all other Ooni stuff.
- Great pizza every single day if you want it. Yep. Every single day. And we’ll teach you to become a pizza pro.
- Raising money for charity – we’re all about giving back… and having lots of fun in the process!
We are passionate about creating a diverse team and work hard to ensure a supportive and inclusive culture is embedded. We believe that a respected and valued workplace can attract talent, spur innovation and drive ambition. We aim to ensure that every potential team member has access to the same opportunities and fair treatment and that everyone feels valued.