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FanDuel is the pioneer of online daily fantasy sports, one of the fastest growing sectors of the sports and entertainment industry. We’re a household name in the US and we’re recognized as one of Scotland’s two unicorn companies, valued at more than $1 billion. Since our launch in 2009, we’ve been disrupting the fantasy sports industry and changing the way millions of people experience sports

About You

You don’t have to be a die-hard fantasy sports fan to work here — of course, it doesn’t hurt. You do need to be a quick learner, strategic thinker and — above all — a great writer. You work fast, can change directions and don’t get overwhelmed. Plus, you know how to think on both tactical and conceptual levels. Maybe you went to portfolio school, maybe you didn’t — regardless, you’ve got great work to show for your efforts. Haven’t tried Daily Fantasy Sports yet? Don’t worry, we can teach you that.

About the Job

Your core responsibility as a Copywriter is to deliver outstanding copy — including conversion-driven landing pages, branded copy, social content, event collateral, even some traditional advertising (print, radio, TV) — not to mention, any ad hoc requests that come your way. Yes, you’ll get to grow your portfolio across the board, all while working on a large, national brand.

NOTE: Applications without a link to your portfolio or attached samples will NOT be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Write best-in-class copy, including (but not limited to):
  • Copy that adheres to established brand voice, tone & guidelines
  • Conversion-oriented copy for landing pages and other online channels
  • Branded collateral that achieves the goals of project stakeholders
  • In-product copy that shows personality while staying functional
  • Traditional advertising copy that stays on-concept to current campaigns
  • Engaging social content to support promotions and marketing initiatives
  • Collaborate with designers and front-end developers for overall performance of deliverables
  • Edit copy that’s not yours to be succinct and benefit-driven
  • Assist in brainstorming big ideas (and/or naming them)
  • Proofread your own copy and meet deadlines
  • Assist more senior Creative Team members as necessary

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of web/marketing/traditional copywriting
  • Knowledge with web copywriting best practices
  • Experience writing for a specific brand (in-house, freelance or agency) across multiple mediums
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising or related field
  • Impressive portfolio 

3 Signs This Is the Right Job for You…

  1. You don’t just write great copy. You can articulate why it works.
  2. You know proper grammar. And when to ignore it.
  3. You’ve already thought of ways to improve this job description.

3 Signs This Is NOT the Right Job For You…

  1. You’re afraid of testing new ideas.
  2. You’re really, really passionate when it comes to writing eloquent prose.
  3. You think fantasy sports are a waste of time.

Why work at FanDuel?

  • A casual spirited and challenging work environment
  • Ongoing personal development and training
  • Great salary, benefits package, stock options and uncapped holidays
  • Lots of team nights out and social events
  • A hugely talented team to work alongside
  • You’ll get to build products for a highly passionate user base

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