Principal Associate Copy Writer, Tech Marketing

Capital One

West Creek 6 (12076), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Principal Associate Copy Writer, Tech Marketing

What else can we say? The job description is literally in the name.

A little bit about the role

Capital One is shifting to become a tech company. An important part of that is letting the rest of the world know about all the really cool tech stuff we’re doing. You’ll be working on all different kinds of projects, from small to big, and solo or with an art director. And don’t let the tech thing scare you, we don’t understand half of it either. If you can bring big ideas, back them up with pro wordsmith skills, you’ll fit right in.


  • You are passionate about wrangling the written word
  • Work well alone, collaborate better, best when leading
  • Motivated to tell compelling stories, capable of motivating compelling storytellers
  • Are able to identify appropriate tone and style
  • Are able to push for challenging tone and style
  • See a problem, fix it quick
  • Juggle deadlines and projects like Anthony Gatto (look him up)
  • Are a research wizard, but creative genius
  • Are able to articulate strategy
  • Prefer crisp to cluttered
  • Present with pride and conviction
  • Are able to push the envelope, without compromising the brand
  • Are comfortable in the back seat, but capable in the driver’s seat
  •  “Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.”-Jean Cocteau

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 6 years copywriting experience with relevant portfolio

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising or marketing
  • 8 years copywriting experience

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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