01 March 2019

Copywriter – Contract Role

REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing
LOCATION: New York City
START DATE: March 25, 2019
END DATE: To be discussed

The Drone Racing League (DRL) is the premier, global drone racing circuit and producer of world-class sports content. We are seeking a Copywriter to support the development and execution of the DRL global marketing strategy. Core responsibilities include:

Campaign Concepts:
Collaborate with multiple teams to build and shape creative campaigns for a new product launch. Work directly with stakeholders on refining all messaging related to the product and company.

Write scripts & social copy that align with the company’s core marketing strategy for a new product launch. Develop effective and compelling communications that will exist cross-platform. 

Proof and edit all copy to incorporate feedback from team and brand partners.

Brand Work:
Help define and build brand voice to create a consistent tone throughout all written materials.

The role is ideal for someone with a keen sense of detail, who is able to stay highly organized and self-motivated in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must have excellent written & verbal skills and the ability to multitask. This role will report to the Marketing Director.



  • Demonstrated ability to self-start, self-manage and prioritize.
    • This role requires the management of multiple projects at the same time, and the ability to set and manage to one’s own priorities, deadlines and tasks, ensuring all work streams come in on time, is critical
  • 3 – 4 years experience working in a copywriter or marketing position
  • Proven ability to handle complex tasks and continuously prioritize new opportunities
  • Some agency and/or start up experience preferred
  • Some social media writing experience preferred
  • Must have experience in the tech industry or interest in technology
  • Must be able to show examples of past written work

Personal Skills

  • Someone who sees themselves as both a creative problem solver and a “doer” – who pays meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and comfort in working multiple projects on a regular basis
  • Someone who has a genuine interest in learning more about the emerging sport of drone racing and subsequently identifying and telling DRL stories.
  • An exceptional collaborator. Success in this role hinges on developing positive relationships and workflows with producers and brand team members
  • Team player

DRL offers a compensation package that is commensurate with experience and abilities.

Please send all job inquiries to:

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