Title/Position: Copywriter

Location: Remote

Min. Experience: 1-3 years

Crooked Lane Books / Alcove Press is looking for a copywriter for our list of upcoming books–from nail-biting thrillers and cozy mysteries to laugh-out-loud rom coms and heart-wrenching historical fiction. This position is for experienced candidates who love to write compelling, precise, and thoughtful marketing and promotional material for books. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the market, work with a variety of genres, and gain experience. This position is ideal for copywriters who know how to sell a book in a sentence and how to make a reader fall in love with a book in a few paragraphs.

About you:

  • Strong creative writing skills and ability to think conceptually.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and follow briefs. 
  • Edit and proof work to ensure high editorial standards are met across the board.
  • Stay current on trends and competitors within the marketplace.
  • Experience with bibliographic databases and understanding of how data is used by key stakeholders both internally and externally throughout the supply chain
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and able to execute multiple projects at any given time.
  • Comfortable working independently with little direction under tight deadlines
  • Experience of proactively implementing improvements to procedures and systems
  • 1-3 years experience in content marketing or copywriting.

Qualifications for Copywriter

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, or Communications.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills with a diligent eye for detail, language, flow, and grammar.

About Crooked Lane Books | Alcove Press

Founded in 2015, Crooked Lane Books is an independent publisher that strives to entertain the many readers of commercial crime fiction. Alcove Press, Crooked Lane’s first new imprint, is dedicated to publishing upmarket book club fiction. Responsive to readers’ interests and agile within the industry, our experienced team works with debut and established authors to bring their titles to the widest possible audience.


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