Copywriter - Yelp Transaction Platform

Yelp, San Francisco, CA

Connecting people with great local businesses

The Yelp Creative Agency is a boutique agency within an exciting brand. Yes, you read that right and we’re serious about revolutionizing how a successful brand operates creatively. This means we concept and develop strategies, content, and campaigns that connect Yelp with the rest of the world. So, it’s cool if you have all the dank memes but you should be able to tell a 360-degree, augmented reality story with them.

Yelp's transaction platform is growing, so the ideal candidate should have experience in the ecommerce space as they will be creating/editing our ecommerce creative from concept to completion. Experience in a role that is data driven and helping the team hit revenue goals is critical.

Job details:

  • Own projects and workstreams, bringing creative ideas, content and concepts to life
  • Collaborate with partners on the creative team (strategists, designers, art directors) to develop concepts across various channels and platforms including email and digital
  • Translate strategic direction from creative briefs into powerful and impactful communications
  • Write clear, persuasive, compelling and original copy, headlines, taglines and calls to action
  • Establish a consistent brand voice across the consumer/channels experience.


  • A four-year degree in advertising, marketing, english, or related field
  • 3-5 years of copywriting, conceptualization, editing, and the correct use of “you’re/your” in text messages  
  • Experience with writing for multiple consumer touch points across digital marketing touch points
  • Experience developing copy/concept of creative from inception through completion.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Keynote   
  • Excellent presentation skills and team/collaboration skills.   
  • Please send writing samples as well as a link to your digital portfolio  
  • Agency experience preferred, ideally with some ecommerce or retail exposure
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


About Yelp

Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Our users have contributed approximately 127 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more. These reviews are written by people using Yelp to share their everyday local business experiences, giving voice to consumers and bringing “word of mouth” online.

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