If you have a love of highly differentiated identities and design systems, we’re looking for you! We’re looking for a full-time Brand Strategist -Copywriter to join our team. This is a remote position reporting directly to the Chief Creative Officer.

Herman-Scheer is an independent brand studio based in Los Angeles.

See here to learn what life is like at HS.

We build, launch, and grow culture-shaping brands in the wellness, technology, and F&B categories. We’re a rapidly growing team of 25+, fully remote, with an awesome new HQ+Studio opening in June.

As a Brand Strategist – Copywriter, you will be working alongside creative directors, brand designers, motion designers, and art directors to help build brands intent on standing out in their respective categories.

What You’ll Do:

  • Research & Synthesize – you’ll work with our team to determine relevant research topics to help inform and articulate categorical, cultural findings and psychographic audience definitions.
  • Brand Positioning – you will leverage research findings into highly defensible positioning statements supported by brand tenets unique to each client.
  • Naming – you will help ideate and rationalize naming options
  • Verbal Design – you will create a unique voice, tone and suite of messaging to bring the strategy to life and coincide with the brand’s visual identity.
  • Copywriting- you will execute copy across many different touchpoints of our brands to flex the verbal identity created.
  • Teamwork – both as a brand strategist and a creative collaborator.
  • Always Help Us Get Better – You’ll work alongside our Project Management team and Operations team to continuously improve our process, become more efficient and increase the quality of our work.

About you:

  • You have 4+ years working in brand strategy at an agency, startup, or similar environment
  • You’re an expert in research, copywriting and collaboration.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple large projects at once and at high-speed
  • Comfortable presenting and communicating ideas with clarity and impact both internally and to clients.
  • You’re detail-oriented and skilled in time and deadline management
  • Possess a strong curiosity, and ability to deal with ambiguity and work autonomously, and have a preference for a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Consistently deliver strategic insight.
  • Experienced contributing to the success of a creative team.
  • You’re a natural collaborator with experience working as part of a team.
  • You can use data to develop, validate, and refine ideas.
  • You’re curious and good at asking questions to solve complex problems.
  • You’ve been hands-on making something you’re passionate about.
  • You like figuring out how systems and processes can work better.
  • You’re willing to learn new things on the job, and to give and receive feedback.
  • You’re excited by diverse perspectives, ideas, and experiences.
  • You’re funny but like, dont think you’re that funny.

Benefits to be at your best:

At Herman-Scheer, we are committed to living out our mission every day and that starts with providing benefits that allow our employees to care for themselves, and support their families.

  • Above market salary with opportunity for advancement
  • $600 annual wellness stipend
  • $250 WFH stipend
  • 100% medical, vision, and dental coverage
  • Employer-Sponsored Life Insurance coverage
  • Employer-Sponsored Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer-Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 16 days of flexible sick and vacation paid time off
  • 12 paid holidays
  • HS Summer Break (week of Independence Day)
  • HS Winter Break (week between Christmas and New Years)
  • Fully remote work environment – yes, really! (with LA optional office/workspace)
  • Opportunities for Leadership and DEI trainings with top agency training organizations
  • Apple computer and gear
  • Weekly “All Team” meetings
  • Monthly “Ketchups” with your manager
  • Monthly (optional) virtual and in-person hangs
  • Bi-annual “All team” in-person events
  • Work alongside great people, doing great work for great clients

Let’s do this!

Herman-Scheer is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

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