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Chief Copywriter, Paid Media
Remote •  Full Time •  Experienced

Department

Marketing
Reports to: Creative Director
Location: Remote

Company Summary

Publishing.com empowers individuals from all walks of life to generate meaningful income streams through book publishing. As a leading online education platform, we specialize in guiding our students through the processes of writing, publishing, and selling books and audiobooks on major platforms like Amazon and Audible. We are thrilled to announce that Publishing.com has been recognized as the 19th fastest-growing private company in America for 2023, according to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list. Over the past two years, we've experienced an incredible 30% year-over-year growth and expanded our team by 500%. Recently, we hit a major milestone by helping 60,000+ students through our programs.

Our mission is to become the premier destination for all publishing-related needs. In line with this vision, we are excited to announce the launch of our latest innovation, Publishing.ai, a software designed to revolutionize the publishing industry further. This year marks a significant milestone in our journey toward achieving our goal, as we continue to expand our offerings and support our community of publishers.

About The Role

We seek a highly skilled and knowledgeable Chief Copywriter to run a team of top-tier writers to produce best-in-industry ads. 

You will manage and steer the copywriting of the entire paid media funnel, from engaging video scripts to head-turning hooks, bold body copy, enticing landing pages, and all other elements of digital advertising campaigns. You will play a crucial part in helping our creative team produce engaging, compliant ads that convert.
Experience in compliant copywriting for modern advertising platforms will be highly advantageous.

Responsibilities

  • Guide, train, and upskill a team of writers to produce best-in-industry ads compliantly.
  • Develop elite copywriting best practices, guidelines, templates, documents, and training to increase conversion.
  • Write, edit, and optimize copy for best-in-industry video ad scripts (YouTube, Facebook, TikTok)
  • Write, edit, and optimize copy for image-based and text-based ad campaigns.
  • Edit and improve other writers’ ad copy with deep attention to detail and thoughtful feedback
  • Develop, supervise, and optimize company copywriting processes, systems, and output.
  • Review, revise, and refresh existing ads into better-converting, more compliant messaging.
  • Stay current with the latest conversion techniques, copywriting tools, AI strategies, and other elements of competitive advantage.
  • Help develop, manage, and optimize the writing process from concept to completion.
  • Work collaboratively with the Creative Director + Writer Team to produce new ad ideas and ongoing variations.
  • Work collaboratively with the Marketing Director to produce copy for landing pages and critical touchpoints of the customer journey.

Expected Outcomes

  • Enhance and unify the copywriting “voice” across all channels 
  • Increase in the number of new ads and ongoing variations written
  • Increase in quality, clarity, and consistency of messaging across ads
  • Increase in key performance metrics of ads (CTR, CPA)
  • Minimize the number of ad takedowns for compliance-related issues


Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in direct-response writing, editing, and/or supervising writers.
  • Deep understanding of conversion-focused copywriting techniques, sales strategies, and time-tested formulas.
  • Deep understanding of direct-response messaging for varying audiences, spokespersons, and platforms.
  • Basic understanding of YouTube/Facebook/Google ad compliance regulations.
  • A sensational writer/editor who can ensure a creative brief transforms into a complete video script with Hollywood-level attention to detail. (tone, props, scenes, b-roll, camera cuts, etc.)
  • Proven track record in writing ad copy for YouTube/Facebook/Google in various formats (video, image, text, etc.)
  • Ability to work proactively and autonomously in a fast-paced, dynamic, remote team environment.
  • Ability to integrate feedback from the leadership team into ongoing revisions with the writing team of 3+.

Why Publishing.com?

At Publishing.com, our dedication to our mission and core values isn't just talk; it's reflected in how we treat our team. We believe in nurturing our employees' well-being, supporting their families, and empowering them to contribute to their communities. Here's how we stand out:

  • Recently recognized as #19 on the Inc 5000's list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for 2023
  • We are a completely remote team located worldwide with 100+ employees
  • We have great benefits including paid time off (PTO), competitive health, vision, and dental benefits, 401k, and team socials...yes, even remotely
  • We care about our culture deeply and live by our company values (1) Service that WOWs, (2) Ultimate Team Player, (3) Great Freakin' Attitude, (4) Billion Dollar Standards
  • We encourage learning, growth, and continuous improvement and create meaningful programs to support our employees' professional development
  • If you want to join a team on the ground floor, this is your chance: we are expanding beyond being an education company to become the one-stop shop for all your self-publishing needs
*Some benefits are available to our US-based employees only. 

At Publishing.com, we're dedicated to assembling teams as diverse as a kaleidoscope and fostering an atmosphere as warm as your favorite coffee shop. We understand that the job application process can sometimes feel daunting, but we’re here to offer our support. Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns about the hiring process – if you're interested in joining our ranks, we're eager to hear from you! Email us at careers@publishing.com if you need additional support.

We strive to seek out and support individuals from all different backgrounds recognizing your unique experience contributes to the richness of our collective knowledge. We are committed to fostering an environment where we learn from each other's beliefs and experiences and celebrate the differences that eventually will drive forward our innovation. We strive to ensure that every member of our team feels valued and respected, regardless of where they may be situated. Come be a part of our community – your talents and contributions are welcomed!

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