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Senior Copywriter

The Honest Company

The Honest Company

Marketing & Communications
Los Angeles, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

We appreciate your interest in employment with The Honest Company! The Honest Company is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. Applicants with disabilities who need assistance with the application process may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation in accordance with applicable law. If you need assistance in completing this application or with the application process because of a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department at 1.888.862.8818 or 1.310.857.3020.

About Us

The Honest Company (NASDAQ: HNST) is a digitally-native consumer products company born in the Gen Z era to make purpose-driven consumer products designed for all people. Since its launch in 2012, Honest has been dedicated to creating thoughtfully formulated, safe and effective personal care, beauty, baby and household products, which are available via honest.com, third-party ecommerce partners and approximately 50,000 retail locations across the United States, Canada and Europe. Based in Los Angeles, CA, the Company's mission, to inspire everyone to love living consciously, is driven by its values of transparency, trust, sustainability and a deep sense of purpose around what matters most to its consumers: their health, their families and their homes. For more information about the Honest Standard and the company, please visit www.honest.com.

Our Mission

We're on a mission to empower people to live happy, healthy lives. We're a wellness brand with values rooted in consciousness, community, transparency, and design. Every day and in every way, we hold ourselves to an Honest standard. We believe that it is our responsibility to do our part to help create a healthy and sustainable future for all.

The Role

Honest is looking for a Senior Copywriter to help shape and deliver our messaging across our Beauty, Baby and Personal Care brands. The Copywriter will play an integral role in the formation of our brand creative strategy, product development, campaign development, and marketing communications across all mediums, to support a range of initiatives for our mission-driven, storytelling-focused company.

You’ll be responsible for leading the creation of holistic messaging across all channels to build our brand, increase awareness and drive consumer engagement/conversion. We’re looking for someone who embraces strategic and creative solutions to inspire, educate and convert our customers through a language that is relatable, confident, and purposeful.

  • Work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment to ideate and develop engaging messaging for all online and offline marketing assets.
  • Create relevant and meaningful communications across marketing channels, including email, social, blog, paid media and d2c + retailer website.
  • Write inspiring, original and engaging copy for product descriptions .
  • Support creative team to development compelling storytelling and narratives for seasonal campaigns.
  • Contribute to larger product, campaign and/or brand initiatives, including helping to ideate messaging, storyboards, scripts, and taglines for launches.
  • Support initiatives to establish and refine brand identity and Tone + Voice.
  • Build systematic copy templates for evergreen work to save time for more creative endeavors.
  • Push the creative boundaries of our legal and regulatory requirements.

You’ll love this job if you’re:

  • A self-starter who is a great collaborator and can lead editorial brainstorms.
  • A big picture thinker who can visualize copy holistically across channels.
  • Have experience in a digital first and B&M consumer products copywriting.
  • You thrive working under deadlines and with multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Creative and ambitious: You stay up on the industry trends, inspire teammates, and have a strong work ethic.
  • Curious and flexible: You take on new data, products and categories as a positive challenge and speak to them with authenticity and joy.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree (English, journalism, or other relevant area of study preferred)
  • 3-5 years of copywriting experience (Beauty, personal care, or Baby Brand experience preferred)
  • Online and e-commerce copywriting experience
  • Superior writing and proofreading skills with an excellent command of grammar
  • Familiarity with basic industry style guide standards
  • Ability to organize, interpret and clearly present scientific information to a general audience.

Candidates will be asked to provide a portfolio or writing samples in context to full campaigns or completed assets.

Compensation

The pay range for this role is $77,000 - $105,000. Actual compensation is based on many factors including but not limited to depth of experience, skill level, ability, knowledge, education, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

The total rewards package for this position may also include base, annual incentive plan, benefits, retirement plan, equity, and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

Benefits & Perks

We offer a competitive benefits package including comprehensive health and wellness coverage, 401k with company match, wellness incentives including a monthly fitness reimbursement and onsite fitness classes, options for education reimbursement, and a discount on all products. We value work-life balance and offer a generous and flexible vacation policy. Thinking about adding little ones to your family? Honest offers generous maternity and paternity leave. We love the furry kids too and offer pet insurance so your companions are well taken care of.

California Privacy Rights Notice for Californian Job Applicants and Prospective Talent

Effective Date: January 1, 2020

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), The Honest Company, Inc. (“Honest” or “us” or “we”) is required to inform California residents who are our job applicants or prospective talent (together “job applicants” or “you”) about the categories of personal information we may collect about you and the purposes for which we use this information. Click here if you are a California resident to read disclosures required by the CCPA. Note this notice applies only to personal information that is subject to the CCPA.

Categories of Personal Information We Collect. We may collect the following categories of personal information about our job applicants, who are California residents:

  • Name
  • Signature
  • Social Security Number
  • Email and mailing address
  • Telephone number
  • Education
  • Employment history

How We Use Job Applicants' Personal Data. We use and disclose the personal information we collect for our business purposes. These business purposes include, without limitation:

  • Processing evaluating your application to determine your qualifications for the role to which you’ve applied, and communicating with you about your application, including to check references or your background, and communicate with you about other jobs that may interest you.
  • Other business purposes as identified in the CCPA, which include:
    • Auditing related to our interactions with you;
    • Legal compliance
    • Detecting and protecting against security incidents, fraud, and illegal activity;
    • Debugging;
    • Performing services for us, such as analytics;
    • Internal research for technological improvement; and
    • Internal operations.

Other Interactions with The Honest Company. More information about our privacy practices can be found in our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein by reference.

Contact Us. For questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacy@honest.com.