Careers - Marketing Copywriter

PK Safety

We're an expanding Internet retail company that's growing our Marketing team. We are looking for someone who is passionate about writing and understands the important role that great copy plays in the user experience. As our Marketing Copywriter, you will be a key player in ensuring that the user experience is simple, crisp and clear. Sound like something you'd enjoy? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

We Offer:
  • A 65 year old family-owned business with a fun start-up style culture where people and new ideas matter
  • Exciting opportunities in a friendly and supportive atmosphere where we expect you to take ownership, take risks, and grow
  • Medical, dental & vision benefits at no cost to the employee. Includes wellness discount programs for gym memberships, massage therapy, chiropractic & more!
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Waterfront location with free parking in Alameda, CA
  • Casual culture, dress comfortably
  • Lots of food and fun!

  • About the Job:

    In this role, you will be responsible for writing weekly posts for our PK Safety blog. Examples of possible topics include new product announcements, promotions, seasonal products, industry news, and addressing common questions customers might have. You will also be responsible for rewriting the stock copy of popular products for our stores in a way that engages our customers. Other responsibilities include researching and responding to customers’ product questions that are submitted through our online stores and helping with our social media presence. You will help develop style guides and best practices for a consistent tone and style across all sites.

    • Great writing skills, technical or product writing would be a big plus
    • Strong communication skills, both written and oral; ability to quickly build trust and rapport in business relationships
    • Social media best practices and scheduling experience
    • Strong critical-thinking, research, and problem-solving skills
    • Highly organized, extremely detail oriented and able to meet deadlines with minimal revisions
    • Must be self-motivated with an ability to take initiative in a challenging, fast-paced environment
    • Flexible and open to change and new information; adapts behavior and work methods accordingly
    • Team player, able to work with cross-functional teams
    Nice to Have, But Not Required:
    • Basic HTML/HTML5 skills
    • BA or MA in English, journalism, technical writing or a related field
    • An understanding of SEO best practices and applications
    • WordPress experience
    Additional Info:
    • This is a full-time onsite position
    To Apply:

    Submit your resume, including salary requirement and writing samples to for consideration. Please be sure your resume is in .pdf or Word format. We will contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. We keep all resumes on hand to consider for our current and future openings. We look forward to hearing from you!

    Learn more about us, check out our blog, and stay connected through Facebook and LinkedIn. Check out our Careers page for other exciting opportunities.

    PK Safety Supply is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status. The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.