Full-time Email Us Copywriter

at Balsam International in Metro Manila

Balsam Brands is a multi-brand e-Commerce retailer with roots in holiday and home décor. Based in Silicon Valley, the company operates market-leading website such as www.BalsamHill.com. We strive for excellence in everything we do and have been honored to receive the following awards as a result:

Forbes: America’s Best Small Companies (2016)
Inc. 5000: America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
San Francisco Business Times: Fast 100 – Fastest Growing Bay Area Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Silicon Valley Business Journal: 75 Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
The company’s outward focus on building trusted consumer brands along with its internal focus on excellence and being a great place to work have propelled it to consistent, rapid growth.

Balsam International is our Regional Operating Headquarters in the Philippines functioning remotely with a team of hard-working, passionate professionals who contribute significantly to the company’s success.


Job Description
Balsam International is looking for Copywriters who will communicate daily with our US-based team and play a key role in the development of our projects. They will be responsible for writing content for our e-Commerce websites.

What you'll be doing:


Write effective and compelling product descriptions according to the company’s style guide.
Write SEO-optimized articles, blog posts, and other marketing materials.
Plan and implement blog calendars and campaign projects.
Work closely with brand ambassadors.
Provide support for cross-functional teams (Social Media, Reputation Management, SEO, etc.)
What you bring to the table:

High level of English reading and writing skills. A bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, or Communications is a plus.
Must have a passion for writing - you should be able to write engaging and informative articles on a variety of subjects.
Understand basic SEO practices, such as link development and keyword research and analysis.
Must be proficient in MS Word, basic Excel applications and PowerPoint, and comfortable performing online research as required.
Excellent team player and interpersonal skills.
Comfortable in working through a task via electronic means (email, chat and task management applications)
Needs to have a fast, reliable internet connection with a minimum connection speed of 2MBPS (actual not subscribed)

Nice to Have:

Experience in content writing, copywriting, or blogging is an advantage.
Our must-haves:

Must live within Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite and Rizal areas only.
Must be willing to join in-person meetings.
Must have a dedicated, functional laptop that meets the following specifications:

Recommended:

OS: Windows 7 – 64 but or better
Processor: Intel Core i3 or better
RAM/Memory: 4GB or higher
Hard Drive: 500GB or higher
For Mac users:

Processor: 2GHz Intel Core i7
Memory: 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Start-up Disk Macintosh HD
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536MB

Must have a back-up laptop or desktop for use, if primary laptop encounters issues.
Must have a DSL, Fiber or Broadband connection (not mobile data or broadband stick) with a minimum speed of 2MBPS.
Must have a back-up internet connection of the same speed, if primary connection becomes spotty.
Note: An online assessment will also be part of the recruitment process.

Status: Full Time.

Location: Our corporate offices are based in Northern California with a Regional Operating Headquarters (ROHQ) in the Philippines. The Copywriter is a remote working position in Manila. Team members in the Philippines are ideally located within easy driving distance to Metro Manila for team outings. They have a great working environment at home with at least 2 MBPS internet connection speed. Company executives visit the Philippines regularly so team members attend in-person meetings from time to time.


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