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UncommonGoods Temporary Product Copywriter in Brooklyn, New York

Temporary Product Copywriter at Uncommon Goods (View all jobs)

Brooklyn, New York


Uncommon Goods offers a constantly evolving assortment of original, creative products. We partner with independent makers and small businesses to offer our customers an assortment of items that they love to surprise loved ones with (and treat themselves, too)!

We are built on better business practices and committed to having a positive impact on people and the planet. Learn morehere ( .

The best part of Uncommon Goods is us—our team. We've been around for over 20 years because of all the wonderful people who make UG the one-of-a-kind company it is.

Learn more about our products ( , B Corp ( certification, guiding principles ( , Better to Give ( program, and team members ( you might be working with. Hear ( about Uncommon Goods from our Founder and CEO.


We’re looking for a thoughtful and curiousTemporary ProductCopywriterto join our in-house Creative Team for the 2021 holiday season. They’ll make their mark on our growing company by writing enticing, accurate, on-brand new item descriptions and maker bios across all of our product categories, from tabletop to babies to games.


You love words and you’re into all things writing and editing.You understand the importance of brand voice.You’re organized, meet deadlines, and know when to be flexible. You love collaborating to solve problems, finding new ways to make work fun, and being a part of a team. You believe creativity can be injected into everything….maybe you just can’t help but inject creativity into everything. You seek out opportunities to learn and grow. Oh, and you have tons of ideas.


  • Write engaging, on-brand product copy across all categories

  • Maintain high standards for writing, proofreading, and fact-checking

  • Provide additional support for the Copy team as needed


  • 2+ years of experience copywriting in-house, freelance, or agency (or not, but your writing samples will blow us away)

  • Able to complete assignments quickly in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience working cross-departmentally on projects a plus

  • Familiarity with our company, voice, aesthetic, and values a plus

  • Experience with CMS and online project management tools also a plus

This position is fully remote. A computer and reliable internet connection are necessary for this role. We are only hiring in the Tri-State area.


  • Casual work atmosphere, fun company events.  (Thanks to our team's creativity, we've devised ways to feel connected remotely, too, and it's still fun.)

  • 40% discount on our products

  • Safe working environment. Many of our COVID-19 protocols exceed NYC and NYS safety standards. Those who can are working remotely. In our office and warehouse, COVID-19 testing is required of all new hires and monthly for all on-site team members; PPE, including masks and gloves, is required for; and workspaces provide recommended social distancing.

To apply, please submit:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter (Yes, we read these. No, we don't look at applications without them.)

  • Examples of your writing and/or link to your portfolio

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.