Senior Copywriter

Postmates, San Francisco

Delivery from all your favorites places on-demand

Postmates is on a mission to help people unlock the best of their cities -- and their lives -- with an industry-leading on-demand “anything” network. We’re the first and still the leading company in the on-demand space -- with a fleet of more than 240,000 Postmates, the largest network of merchants in the U.S. and a brand that has become a verb in pop culture. We’re looking for people who aren’t afraid to be first -- or eccentric, and who are passionate about creating the new, new.

Postmates is seeking a Senior Copywriter for our Brand Studio who has a passion for new and creative ideas, clear and compelling marketing narratives, and engaging executions across digital, social, video, and internal/external brand communications. The successful candidate will work directly with the Head of Creative, a team of copywriters, and manage internal relationships across departments to produce high-quality, original work.

You are someone who writes like a copywriter and thinks like a strategist. You have excellent attention to detail. You are a hands-on, innovative leader who can influence others across teams with strong leadership and a clear vision. You have a talent for turning abstract concepts into captivating phrases and can spin creative briefs into actionable and innovative outputs.


  • Lead a team of copywriters to ideate unique, shareable, and stand-out content around Postmates' campaigns, partnerships, advertising, content and social media presence
  • Produce creative storytelling around cultural moments
  • Lead your team in a way that defines direction, unique style, and creates structure through a clear methodology
  • Evolve and develop our voice and tone for consumer, fleet, and merchant-facing audiences
  • Motivate and inspire others to do their best work
  • Write and proofread copy, briefs, strategy documents, and presentations
  • Provide copy direction to creatives inside and outside the company


  • 7–12+ years of experience in creative copywriting and advertising/marketing writing with recognizable consumer brands
  • Have a proven track record in leading original work, managing the entire lifecycle of projects both internally and externally
  • Have a world-class portfolio, representing a wide range of highly relevant, consumer-facing work
  • Collaborative, flexible, and effective in a cross-functional workplace with diverse teams and shifting priorities
  • Experience managing teams and guiding others in producing high-quality, impactful work
  • Can see the big picture with a rigorous eye for detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills that encourage teamwork across functions
  • Limitless patience, unassailable focus, and a sense of humor
  • Masterful written and verbal communication skills
  • An entrepreneurial drive in getting things done from project initiation to delivery

About Postmates

Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under an hour. Available for iPhone, Android and on the web, the on-demand logistics service connects customers with local couriers, who purchase and deliver goods from any restaurant or store in a city, 24/7. 

Want to learn more about Postmates? Visit Postmates's website.