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Creative | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

We’re FORMA. An incubator, accelerator, and curator of today’s beauty brands.

We celebrate, support, and seek those changing the world through creative expression. Each brand in our portfolio is thoughtfully selected, acquired, or created because of the products it offers, the stories it tells, and the beauty it spreads.

We’re a team made of: Equal parts thinkers and doers. Visionaries and operators. Strategists and creatives— we're united by a fierce entrepreneurial spirit. Our dive in, roll your sleeves up, get your hands' dirty approach to every project leads to extraordinary outcomes, and to some of the most popular beauty products on shelves today. We're a creative, professional, highly collaborative, seasoned, well-oiled team. We're in the business of beauty for a reason. There's nothing our team of 200+ people loves more than a good challenge, a great product, and the opportunity to make, celebrate, and spread beauty at scale.

This position can be based in San Francisco, Los Angeles or New York.  

Summary of Position:

As a key contributor to the creative team, this position is responsible for concepting, writing and proofreading  branded marketing, packaging, product copy, and communication materials for assigned brands within the FORMA portfolio. The copywriter must craft highly conceptual, creative, relevant and compelling copy that consistently communicates the brand voice.

 Principle Accountabilities: 

  • Develop and write creative copy for projects including, but not limited to, packaging copy, emails & ecomm assets, PR kits, wholesale promotions, and other marketing materials.
  • Work closely with Editorial Director, Senior Copywriters, and cross-functional partners to lead concepts, drive clarity, and present creative solutions.
  • Responsible for completing basic trademark & competitive searches, as well as understanding the translations process and trafficking translations for assigned copy projects.
  • Responsible for attending all copy status meetings (packaging, visual, web, etc.) and for assisting in the management of copy deadlines and assignments.
  • Proof all copy to ensure accuracy of information and mechanics of writing, which includes punctuation, spelling, structure, and organization
  • Correct and revise copy until approved and maintain history of all copy revisions throughout entire project cycle.
  • Update and maintain Copy Guide and Copy Glossaries with all new & approved copy.
  • Must be able to prioritize while managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  •  Must always adhere to quality and deadlines in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment where innovation, creativity, a positive attitude, growth, passion, and fun are valued.
  • Utilize a consistent, compelling, and brand-appropriate voice throughout all communications.
  • Develop familiarity with Morphe products and industry trends in order to identify features and benefits and ensure copy is thorough and accurate.

Required Skills & Experience: 

  • BA in English, Journalism, Marketing or related field.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years copywriting experience
  • Minimum of 2-4 of e-commerce experience
  • Excellent command of the English language required.
  • Thorough understanding of the rules governing the grammar and usage of the English language as well as familiarity with standard reference texts.
  • Experience in beauty or fashion preferred.

Must be able to perform essential functions (with or without an accommodation) without posing a "direct threat" to the health and safety to self or others.

The Company reserves the right to alter, change, abolish and even combine jobs depending upon changing conditions.

No recruitment agencies, please.