Payless ShoeSource

  • Copywriter

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Position Type Regular
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    FIND YOUR FIT with Payless ShoeSource as a Copywriter.

    You know who you are.  And you know what moves you.  That's why your chosen career should fit you as well as your favorite pair of shoes, every step of the way.  And that's what makes a career with Payless ShoeSource the perfect fit for you.

    In a fast-paced environment, the Copywriter is responsible for writing and editing copy for all the needs of the Digital Commerce division, including, but not limited to: promotional copy, informational copy, technical copy, product copy, and more. With creativity and great attention to detail, must write clear, accurate, and engaging copy for web pages and category pages.  Also, must have working knowledge of how search engine optimization works and writing with keywords to improve organic rankings.


    • Create, maintain and optimize profiles for local search and social media.
    • Identify opportunities and make recommendations to improve search engine rankings based on keyword ranking tool recommendations.
    • Communicate results of SEO optimizations to various levels, including the management team, to encourage business decisions based on data.
    • Collaborate with site merchants to prioritize search engine optimization for products, promotions and new site content.
    • Promote strong sense of teamwork by working effectively, respectfully and efficiently with all associates.
    • Use strategic keywords to optimize all web copy for SEO and onsite search
    • Assist with catalog creation and provide copywriting support for various projects as needed 


    • B.A. in English, Marketing or a related field
    • 2 to 5 years of experience in product and/or digital copywriting (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
    • Knowledge of best practices and principles for keywords, SEO and onsite search
    • Flexibility and organizational skills, able to juggle priorities and keep projects on schedule


    Payless ShoeSource is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  This business uses E-Verify in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce.


    Payless ShoeSource is the largest specialty footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, offering a vast array of style, brand and size selections at affordable prices for every member of the family. Founded in in 1956, today Payless serves millions of customers through our extensive global network of over 3,400 stores and an increasing eCommerce presence. We employ nearly 18,000 associates in over 40 countries worldwide and are committed to providing an inclusive work culture for all members of the Payless team.


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