Equinox seeks a Senior Director of Copy & Brand Voice with 10-15 years of experience to work on several brands, including: Equinox, Equinox Sports Clubs and Project by Equinox.
This role will report directly into the Executive Creative Director and will work with the marketing team, executive leadership and multiple cross-functional business units to strengthen and drive the brand voice and quality of copy across all brand channels including digital, social media, print and in-club.
The ideal candidate will have proven track record in defining, developing and guiding the brand voice for luxury lifestyle brands that are steeped in creating experiences and are known for their strong communications.
Ownership of consumer-facing brand voice across all communications
Ability to define and drive forward internal brand strategy
Redrafting and implementation of a refreshed brand voice strategy for the Equinox master brand as it applies to all channels
Ownership and definition of distinctive brand voice strategies for each of the Equinox sub-brands across all channels
Ability to distill brand voice into field-appropriate direction and vision
Strong collaboration with the VP of Communications on internal, external and crisis communications
Experience liaising directly executive leaders
Ownership of tone and direction for the new company intranet
Manage and a develop a team of 3 direct reports
The ideal candidate should possess:
A highly developed conceptual understanding of copy and how it foundationally drives strategic thinking
Excellent conceptual capabilities
Ability to work closely with Art Director and Designer partners to collaboratively solve challenges.
Ability to execute against marketing briefs, delivering on-point copy that is truly aligned to the spirit of the brand voice.
Be a brand voice advocate and leader, helping edit, guide and inspire others in the business when it comes to the brand voice.
Ability to craft exceptional copy for all channels – particularly digital - with a focus on headlines, short form, call to action, promotions, etc.
Ability to take, absorb and action feedback from multiple partners and leaders across the business.
Proven record of staffing and developing a team of writers
Experience in crisis communication
Four-year college degree in English, Communications, Journalism or a related field
10-15 years professional writing experience in print, TV and/or online
Ability to write exceptionally compelling and persuasive copy; agency experience and/or retail sales writing a plus
Receptive to feedback and able to meet manage requests/objectives while staying true to creative voice and direction
Strong proofreading, editing and fact-checking skills with 100% accuracy and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple on-going projects simultaneously at various stages of the creative process
Ability to work within a high-energy, fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Motivated, proactive, self-starter with positive attitude and ability to easily adapt to changing priorities and directions
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to effectively collaborate with all management levels
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
We offer competitive salary, benefits and industry leading commission opportunities for club employees
Complimentary Club membership
30- 50% discounts on all Equinox products and services including Personal Training, Private Pilates, Spa and Café’ services and Shop items
HOW TO LEARN MORE
For more information regarding our company and career opportunities, please visit careers.equinox.com
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Must have a legal right to work in the United States. While we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. We regret that phone calls will not be accepted. EOE
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