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SEO Copywriter

Job ID: 14016
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Westlake Village, CA
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2023

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Job Description



We are looking for a Copywriter that doesn’t think outside the box because he or she was never in the box.  A writer with a love of words – big ones and small ones., who puts them together for amazing results. A writer whose second-nature is to be collaborative and partner with Art Directors, Designers, or Strategists to develop unique and engaging content across all touch points.  Someone who will concept smart and interesting ideas, crafting them into beautiful copy across a variety of projects – longform and short.

Your work lives in several forms: long copy (for our Product Detail Pages), as well as precision product copy (for e-comm and unique local descriptions). A solid understanding of and writing for SEO is key.

You will also aid in the development of our Guidelines, ensuring that copy is consistent, mistake-free and on point. Be ready, willing and eager to disrupt the status-quo. That’s who we are.


Partner with Technical SEO, Creative Directors, Category Managers to concept integrated campaigns

Bring digital and social expertise that provide insights that make your work relevant, fresh and unique.

Think strategically and marry that thinking to creative ideas.

Listen, understand and implement direction from senior SEOs, Account Management and our partners in other departments during each round of revisions, through completion of project.

Exercise grit, hustle and attention to detail in all you do.

Be resilient, flexible and solution-oriented navigating the gauntlet of the creative process.

Rationalize, verbalize and present creative concepts to internal and external audiences.

Assist with writing presentation materials as needed.

Effectively manage your time across multiple projects to ensure deadlines and schedules are met.

Be a pop cultural enthusiast and mindful of industry trends.

Writing for the web:  Product Landing Pages, Product Detail Pages, Product Copy, Marketing messaging (headlines & body copy)

Proofing your work thoroughly before it goes to our proofing tools and ensuring consistency and accuracy.


2-3 years of related experience with writing or creative writing

BA or BS Degree in writing, communications, journalism, related discipline or equivalent experience

Gifted with words and a fluency with language

A strong working knowledge of musical instruments

A passion for, and understanding of, contemporary marketing and design

Expertise in writing in the voice of the GC brand

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

The ability to confidently present ideas

Why Guitar Center? Here's just some of the rewards:

For our employees who are musicians we offer the unique opportunity of gig leave--take time off to share your music with the world and return to your job after your tour! Guitar Center offers robust benefits and perks, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plus company match, mental health support, paid sick/holiday/vacation time, employee discount program, and tuition reimbursement options.

Pay Rate: $60,300 - $70,000/yr depending on background and experience.

The job posting is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee, which is always dependent on actual experience, education, and other factors. The pay range(s) listed are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.

About Guitar Center

Guitar Center embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to craft lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion.

Why join us?

With a career at Guitar Center, you become part of the world's largest multichannel musical instrument retailer. Whether at our Stores, Contact Centers, Distribution Centers, or Support Center, Guitar Center employees have a common goal: to help people find their sound and fill the world with more music.

Love this gig and want to apply?

Send your resume and cover letter today along with salary expectations!

Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job‐related requirements.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by sending an email to [email protected].



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