Copy Editor, Brand (Req ID 2204984)

Irvine, CA

At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, we develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of leading aesthetics brands and products. Our aesthetics portfolio includes facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, skin care, and more. Our goal is to consistently provide our customers with innovation, education, exceptional service, and a commitment to excellence, all with a personal touch. For more information, visit

Allergan Aesthetics is looking for a Copy Editor to join our new in-house creative agency. Working across the world’s leading aesthetic brands—Botox Cosmetic, Juvéderm, Coolsculpting and more—this is a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity to be part of our in-house agency’s success right from the beginning. To do this right, we need to hire the best and brightest—and that’s why we want you!

Reporting to a Creative Director, the copy-editing role holds a critical place in our creative department. You will ensure all go-to-market communications live up to the highest ideals for product and communication accuracy while always delivering consistency for the brand voice. You will support not only our brand marketing efforts but also personalized lifecycle communications. You have experience with marketing materials such as e-mail, social media, video scripts, and other digital communications. You will review templates in automation tools. You are comfortable with a high-volume asset review as necessary. And for all marketing materials, you will provide a precise level of oversight to ensure not only grammar, but rhythm and flow of words live up to our brand standards.

You Will

  • Reviewing marketing content produced by the creative studio such as: campaign videos, digital assets, social media, presentations, and various forms of promotional content.
  • Ensuring materials have accurate grammar, spelling, punctuation and aligns to the brand guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain an in-house copy style guide.
  • Providing feedback alongside markups that helps copywriters better their work in future rounds.
  • Collaborate cross functionally with brand and lifecycle managers.
  • Work in partnership with project managers through the delivery process.
  • Partner with compliance and review teams to incorporate ongoing requirements and feedback, while ensuring creative work adheres to brand standards.

Required Experience & Skills

  • 7+ years experience proofreading and copy-editing experience preferably in an advertising agency or an editorial capacity; experience working in regulated industries is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of how brand voice and tone are applied across various marketing channels.
  • Expert command of all publishing styles.
  • Adept at reviewing files in various digital formats and environments (i.e., CMS, Adobe, CRM Platforms, Creative Staging Platforms, etc.).
  • Extreme attention to detail and time management.
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team.
  • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Journalism; or equivalent.

Core Values

  • Be Humble: You're smart yet always interested in learning from others.
  • Work Transparently: You always deal in an honest, direct, and transparent way.
  • Take Ownership: You embrace responsibility and find joy in having the answers.
  • Learn More: Through blog posts, newsletters, podcasts, video tutorials, and meetups, you regularly self-educate and improve your skill set.
  • Show Gratitude: You show appreciation and return kindness to those you work with.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Competitive annual bonus targets.
  • 401k with dollar-for-dollar match, up to 6% of eligible earnings (base, bonus).  Plus, additional company contribution.
  • RSU grants (Long Term Incentives) for approved roles.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • 17 paid holidays per year, including 3 floating holidays.
  • Annual Paid Time Off (PTO), with separate sick days
  • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • Caregiver Leave
  • Adoption and Surrogacy Assistance Plan
  • Flexible workplace accommodations.
  • Free gym membership for those in our Irvine, CA WeWork office.
  • We celebrate our wins with opportunities to attend Lakers, Knicks, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Angels and NY Rangers games.
  • Opportunities to attend concerts, festivals and other live entertainment events in recognition of delivering great work.
  • Attend AWS Re:Invent in person (Las Vegas) or virtually each year.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Attend a tech or marketing conference of your choice each year.
  • A MacBook Pro and accompanying hardware to do great work.
  • A modern productivity toolset to get work done: Slack, Miro, Loom, Lucid, Google Docs, Atlassian and more.
  • Generous discounts on SkinMedica skin care products.
  • Discounted aesthetic treatment days multiple times a year.
  • $600 worth of Alle benefits per year to use towards aesthetic treatments & products.
  • Eligible for donation matching to over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations.
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