POSITION PURPOSE - The Sr. Editor - Item Copy assists in creating and setting the highest standard of quality content that the Digital Content team produces for all products on the website. This associates assists in editing and reviewing clear and brand-relevant content/item copy for homedepot.com products. The Sr. Editor identifies and implements copy process changes as needed in addition to being the subject matter expert on all systems the copywriting team utilizes on a daily basis. This associate will also assist in the management or and delegation of work to all digital content copywriters.MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES20% Write headlines, feature articles, marketing and promotional copy for products, vendors and various categories/departments
20% Ensure all messaging is on target and consistent with the department/organization's objectives and vision
10% Work/communicate with leaders, product experts and vendors to write effective and relative copy
10% Edit content to adhere with online editorial standards and brand guidelines
10% Oversee assigned areas of site, supervising and coordinating efforts among merchants, designers and marketing managers
10% Ensure all work/copy/content is top quality, proo and error-free
10% Plan projects and arrange schedule to meet or exceed all deadlines within budget
10% Work in CMS/Editing software to modify and push content/ images live
NATURE AND SCOPEPosition reports to Reports to Mgr Online Copywriting
No direct responsibility for supervising others.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTSLocated in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust be eighteen years of age
Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable
EDUCATION REQUIREDThe knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 05PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTSMost of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in journalism, communication or other relevant area or equivalent work experience
5 plus years experience in writing headlines/copy, proofing and editing
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIESMust have strong writing skills, SEO and ecommerce writing preferred
Thorough knowledge of content strategy and content creation processes
Thorough knowledge of online copywriting/editing and web production processes
Working knowledge of online marketing, advertising and ecommerce
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