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Sr Product Copywriter

at Discovery Communications, LLC

Posted: 7/27/2019
Job Reference #: 21698

Job Description

  • Posted Date8 months ago(1/6/2019 10:35 AM)
    Requisition ID
    US-CA-Los Angeles
    Career Category
    Marketing & Communications
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    At Discovery, our mission is to serve passionate fans with products, platforms and experiences that inspire, inform and entertain through industry leading content and deeply trusted & beloved brands. Discovery Digital Products is a fast-paced, innovative design, product and technology group that designs and builds industry leading products, platforms and experiences. What makes us unique from the rest of the burgeoning entertainment technology world is that we have award-winning content, work with a wide range of creators, and have the backing of a world leading Global Media Company.

    Discovery Digital is seeking an experienced Sr. Product Copywriter responsible for creating customer facing copy for groundbreaking product, brand and creative experiences (including sales and marketing) across our product, platform, services, partners and channel experiences. As Sr. Product Copywriter you will drive and deliver brand vision and voice within the context of the user experiences. You will have special focus on on-boarding, acquisition and retention to expand our customer relationships and customer journeys. You will create unified product voice and campaigns that connect and resonate with consumers. The Sr. Product Copywriter will collaborate across the organization to inspire members of your team and colleagues to develop and deliver award-winning product and brand experiences people love.

    At Discovery, we’re looking for leaders, innovators and creative problem solvers who are passionate about their work, and are driven to engage, entertain and delight the millions of users who visit our digital properties every day. Our brands include Discovery, HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, Science, ID, OWN and leading content partners around the world. If you want to work on the future of media alongside amazingly talented colleagues, then this is the place for you.


    1. Provide hands-on leadership to align creative and product copy direction and deliverables.
    2. Create and develop clear and compelling copy for UX and Product Experiences across our Apps, connected television and mobile web ecosystem.
    3. Ensure all copy meets brand voice, tone and digital product standards and guidelines.
    4. Align work with overarching business and engagement goals to increase user satisfaction.
    5. Partner with designers, data scientists, UX Design researchers and content strategists to produce cohesive and innovative experiences.
    6. Inject brand-centric language into purchase and navigational messaging across platforms.
    7. Encourage optimal viewer and subscriber engagement through tone, voice and messaging.
    8. Represent the strategic intent of your work in cross-functional team meetings, presenting with clarity and helpfulness to a broad stakeholder group
    9. Lead & Manage large-scale, high-priority campaigns for our product and platform experiences.
    10. Present concepts, strategies and goals effectively to teams and Mid-Level Executives.
    11. Design and maintain all Brand Language Systems, design copy and button/CTA Libraries, templates, mockups, user scenarios & flows and experience documentation.


    * 5+ years of experience as Copywriter or Sr. Copywriter for products, brands and experiences.
    * 3+ years’ experience designing creative & brand campaigns for global product experiences.
    * BA Degree or higher in Writing, Journalism and/or Product Design.
    * Experience designing 10ft, VUI, Connected and Multi-Modal Product Design Systems required.
    * Deep knowledge and experience in Mobile, Living Room & Connected Product Environments
    * Excellent Communication skills, including technical knowledge of syntax and grammar.
    * Strategic thinker who can identify and realize key user flows, human behaviors and language.
    * Fluent in branding, product functionality and user experience theories and practices.
    * Knowledge of emerging trends for digital products and cross-platform customer integrations.
    * Hands on experience with variety of user research techniques including user testing, personas, user tasks and scenarios, internal and external user interviews.
    * Education in English, Communications and/or Marketing or Advertising is required.

    * Online portfolio demonstrating broad skills, versatile aesthetic, high-end customer facing experiences, with expertise in design principles, thinking and usability. Please provide a link and any appropriate PDF materials to view your digital samples.

    * Must have the legal right to work in the United States

    Preferred Qualifications

    * Hands on team player that can work easily with multiple stakeholders including Design, Product, Business, Data & Research, Project Management, Marketing, Networks and Sales.
    * Understanding of SEO, metadata and app store optimization, copy and customer facing copy.
    * Comfort operating and managing change in a fast-paced, matrixed and dynamic environment.
    * Capable of driving and participating brainstorm sessions to ensure that customer centered with clear vision is implemented through Design Thinking Best Practices.
    * Proven track record with a variety of successful products delivered across multiple platforms, screens and ecosystems with experience in multiple brands, productions and operations.
    * Passionate self-starter with high-level of initiative, strong sense of ownership and quality.
    * Excellent oral and written skills, and able to present to small or large groups of people including Design, Marketing, Production, Product Teams, and Executive Stakeholders.
    * Drive and passion to deliver the best experience for consumers and proven track record to deliver compelling, innovative and award-winning user and product experiences.
    * High confidence working on complex multi-platform consumer focused product ecosystems.
    * Consumer Electronics, Entertainment & Lifestyle Product experience are big plusses.
    * Strong product portfolio with a broad range Brand, Creative, & Product Messaging is a must.

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