Senior Copywriter

Welcome to Ross Stores, Inc., where our differences make us stronger… At Ross and dd’s, inclusion is a way of life. We care about our Associates and the communities we serve and we value their differences. We are committed to building diverse teams and an inclusive culture. We respect and celebrate the diversity of backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us. Come join us as we continue our diversity, equality and inclusion journey!

Senior Copywriter

About Ross Stores, Inc.

Since 1982, our focus has been on bringing our customers a constant stream of high quality brands and trends at extraordinary savings, while providing a fun and exciting treasure hunt experience. We believe in keeping things simple: no expensive signage, displays or fancy fixtures - to us, it's far more meaningful to pass greater savings on to our customers with on trend apparel, accessories, footwear, and home furnishings. With more than 1,800 stores, including Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS, we are the nation's largest off-price retail chain, and we continue to grow at a rate far outpacing traditional retail.

With corporate headquarters located in Dublin, CA, we have three buying offices positioned in key markets in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston, as well as six state-of-the-art distribution centers across the country. With FY2019 revenues of $16 billion, we are a Fortune 500, S&P 500, and Nasdaq 100 Company, committed to offering an inclusive, safe and positive workplace. Come see what's in store.

As part of the Ross family you will experience:
  • A respectful culture embedded with collaborative partnerships and humility
  • Opportunities to give back to your community through national charities, local volunteer initiatives, and our Ross Cares Fund
  • A significant investment in your career through extensive onboarding programs, continuous learning opportunities, ongoing development and the opportunity to work with engaged and knowledgeable industry leaders

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About this opportunity ....

The Senior Copywriter oversees the development of copy for private label and unbranded packaging supporting a broad range of Direct Imports product. Accountable for developing a comprehensive understanding of Ross and dd's product, target audience and the competitive environment in order to deliver impactful private label and packaging copy. The Senior Packaging Copywriter is the point person for cross-functional teams (Merchants, designers, product management and production) for packaging copy.

Who you are ...
  • You have a minimum of 5-7 years of direct experience copywriting and editing at a large retail or wholesale company; Prior work experience with packaging is preferred; prior experience copywriting for home décor product a plus; 1-2 years supervisory experience in a similar role
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
  • You have a proven track record of producing high volumes of error-free packaging copy on time
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • You have strong writing skills; with proper tone, feeling, sentence structure, grammar and emotion
  • You have proven ability to build relationships and work well in a team with multiple cross-functional teams
  • You must demonstrate the ability to problem solve, plan solutions and meet business objectives while managing personal workload

Perks and Benefits of joining our team....

Our Associates are at the heart of everything we do and we're proud to offer a range of benefits that reflect how much we value their contributions. Here's a peek into what you can expect as an eligible Ross Associate:
  • A broad range of affordable health insurance options*, 401(k) with employer match*, life insurance*
  • Ample PTO, paid holidays, and Summer Fridays, as well as the opportunity to purchase additional vacation*
  • Employee stock purchase plan*
  • Charitable donations matched by Ross Stores Foundation
  • Enhanced maternity and bonding leaves with 100% income replacement*
  • Parent support programs
  • And more....
  • * eligibility may vary based on level and tenure, subject to change