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Copywriter (Remote)

DATE:  Aug 2, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
REQ #:  135335
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Marketing

Brand: DSW
Req #: 135335 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Marketing




As a Copywriter on the DSW Brand Marketing Team, focus will be the creation of exciting, branded copy that is memorable, engaging, and trend appropriate. Successful candidates will have a passion for the DSW brand and for our customer, a dynamic voice, and knowledge of fashion and retail trends. Candidates must possess strong writing and editing skills and be able to write from a relatable, friendly, and fresh point of view. The ideal applicant is self-motivated, quick-working, optimistic, highly collaborative, passionate, and able to thrive in a fast-paced retail environment.



  • Create witty, relatable, engaging brand copy across all retail channels, including email, site, print, and social
  • Collaborate with managers and team to verbally communicate brand strategies in execution
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners, including project managers and other team leaders, to carry seasonal/brand messages consistently across channels
  • Assist in brainstorming and concepting seasonal headlines and supporting marketing language
  • Work with Operations to ensure marketing accuracy and consistency
  • Provide quick-turnaround, short-form copy for ongoing business needs
  • Perform special writing projects as assigned
  • Be proactive and extremely detail-oriented, with a sharp focus on consistency and efficiency
  • Proof, edit, and ensure consistency of all marketing messages



Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, Creative Writing, or related field



  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong editor with excellent proofreading skills and attention to detail
  • Strong organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to deliver brand-right copy solutions with quick turnaround
  • Ability to manage many projects at once in a fast-paced, reactionary retail environment
  • Technical skills:
    • Proficient in Mac
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • 2-4 years of copywriting experience preferred





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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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