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Palo Alto, California

Associate Creative Director, Copy

Next Insurance is a fast-growing 290+ person startup based in Silicon Valley and is led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs with a history of successful outcomes. Our mission is to transform insurance for small businesses by combining world-class technology and phenomenal customer service to offer better insurance at a lower price. Next has raised over $380 million from top tier investors and is the valley’s latest unicorn, valued at over $1 billion.

Next is well-positioned to become the leader in the $140 billion small business insurance market because we offer a 100% online experience that is tailored to unique business needs and we get customers insured in minutes - something no one else does. Despite the size of the market, the experience of buying small business insurance has not caught up with best practices instituted in other industries like banking, lending, and even personal lines insurance. There is still a lot of paper involved, purchasing a policy can take days or even weeks, and the coverage is so complex that it’s hard for entrepreneurs to understand what they are buying. We're here to change that. Our goal is to make insurance simple, affordable, and transparent for small businesses so they can stop worrying about insurance and focus on running their businesses.

About This Role
Fast-growing Silicon Valley insurtech company with a thirst for award-winning creative seeks a creative leader committed to building a brand’s voice, as well as leading and fostering young copywriting talent. If you love words, headlines, grammar, and big ideas then we’d love to hear from you. If you love people, fostering, mentoring and leading by example then we’d love to hear from you.


Full brand refresh

A complete overhaul on our brand voice

Brand ideation

Above-the-line advertising campaigns

TV, out-of-home, radio

Innovative approaches to social media

Oversee copy of high-quality emails for our nurture campaigns for driving conversion

Work with product to support their needs across the website

Work with Partnerships to develop agent collateral

Desired Skills and Experience:

8+ years related experience

Ambitious ideas

Demonstrated experience defining brand voice and managing excellence across a wide range of marketing assets

Ability to hire, foster and lead writers and or CW/AD teams

Broad portfolio of polished work across web, digital, and social demonstrating excellence in copy execution

Attention to detail with a high bar, balanced with an ability to achieve speed to market

Ability to integrate customer data and insights into campaign strategy

Ability to break down complex, technical topics and make them sound more human

Comfortable partnering with editorial writers to drive the identity through longer-form content

Positive, adaptable, and excited for a challenge

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