Associate Copywriter

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 4 days ago

Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work. We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Summary 
The Under Armour Global Brand Creative team is looking for a writer for our Global Copy team. But not just any writer. We’re looking for a masterful storyteller who is inspired and energized by the power of sport. One who is unlike any. Because it’s not just an everyday story we’re telling. Our stories carry the passion of the world’s greatest athletes—from this generation and the next—and the insights that come from our innovations. Our stories empower every person who puts on our shirts and laces up our shoes to reach for more in everything they do. Our stories…make all athletes BETTER. The ideal candidate will be obsessed with athletes, attitude, authenticity, and all things digital, at every customer touchpoint. The storyteller we seek will be driven and unrelenting in the face of the challenges that balancing big projects and tight deadlines bring. So if you’re not just any writer and you’re ready to show the world what your stories are really made of, we’re looking for you. 
Responsibilities

Write and edit copy supporting all marketing activities for Under Armour's Brand and eCommerce Teams
Craft compelling product descriptions and supporting content to drive sales across retail and digital channels
Partner with marketing, UX, and creative teams to help create out-of-the box digital experiences for cutting-edge digital products, including UX and creative content for UA’s eCommerce personalized product suite (UA App, ArmourBox, UA ICON)
Express Under Armour's Brand Voice across all outputs and media
Support Brand positioning and creative communications strategies based on seasonal big stories, and transform those strategies into copy for all marketing vehicles 
Work with Copy Director, Designers, UX Designers, Developers, and Art Directors to create monthly merchandising stories that grab consumers' attention and convert into sales
Have an intimate, personal understanding of global sports and culture in men’s, women’s, and/or youth categories      
Build and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external partners
Manage projects and step up to lead cross-functional teams of people (internal and external) when needed
Have a firm understanding of search engine optimization and SEO keyword principles to aid in natural and paid search efforts?
Become an advocate for the Under Armour brand and an expert on our products—translate that understanding into concepts and actionable sales material for UA Brand House, UA Factory House, and UA.com
Support a test-and-learn environment by ideating on those opportunities and creating messaging that is A/B tested for efficacy and impact
Collaborate with teams in multiple offices/locations using enterprise-level project management tools
Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum of 1-3 years of marketing communications and writing/content development experience
Experience writing copy across digital channels (beyond blog posts) is a MUST, and experience with retail/e-commerce is a strong plus
Desire to be a major part of a growing team responsible for protecting/advancing the Under Armour Brand
Ability to think strategically and manage many tasks at once and deliver high-quality output every time, on time
Excellent leadership, organization, and collaboration skills
Excellent verbal, written, communication, and presentation skills                     
Microsoft Office and Mac platform proficiency
Samples of work submitted with your resume and salary history [Examples: Digital/print ads, implemented campaigns, email marketing, direct mail, POP, online content/Ecommerce site reference (URLs)—portfolio should showcase more than blog posts or social posts]
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.