Senior Brand Copywriter

Phoenix, Arizona


This role is based at our Phoenix, AZ HQ, and would require relocation to the Phoenix area.

Nikola Motor Company’s goal is to transform and disrupt the transportation industry. We constantly seek talented and motivated individuals who possess a proven track record of excellence to join our team. Become part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the transportation industry.

Nikola is looking for a talented, experienced, and passionate Brand Copywriter to tell the story of our brand and products. As a master wordsmith of our Marketing team, you should think beyond single-channel execution, identify new opportunities, and educate and inform our stakeholders with brand and tone guidelines.

Be prepared to develop concepts and ideas from the ground up, pitch ideas to leadership, and create compelling, relevant, and engaging pieces of content.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields and strive for the ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced, rapidly growing, highly collaborative, startup environment. 

You’ll bring enthusiasm and passion for creating work that supports the company’s business goals and educates our audience. Qualified candidates will partner and collaborate with the Marketing and Creative teams, as well as stakeholders across the company.

What you’ll be creating:

Develop compelling written content for Nikola's brand and products for use across a multitude of channels against a set of tone and voice guidelines.

Be an expert storyteller and writer, that can communicate complex concepts simply and can apply that thinking to various channels. 

Liaise with subject-matter experts to understand our technology and product to create clear and engaging copy.

Build a deep understanding of our target audiences and use it to inform your content. 

Be responsible for website copy, print collateral, advertising, social media copy, blogs, newsletters among other communications.

Copyedit and proofread other corporate written materials as needed. 

What you “must” already bring to the table:

  • BA/BS degree (preferably in advertising, journalism, communications, or English) or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience writing content across a variety of channels.
  • Present a portfolio showcasing strong copywriting experience across a variety of applications. 
  • The ability to write about technically complex subjects in a human and authentic voice.
  • Efficiency in a deadline-driven environment with multiple concurrent assignments
  • Resilience in rewriting content when multiple edits are required.
  • Experience with digital marketing best practices (Email, social media, content marketing, paid ad copy) 
  • Working knowledge of content management systems
  • Ability to work with a highly collaborative, cross-functional team

Additional Profile Characteristic Preferred:

  • Experience with SEO copywriting techniques
  • Experience and working knowledge of EVs and the future of mobility.

Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada. 

This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT.



Equal Employment Opportunity statement (EEO)

Nikola Motor Company™ is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

To all recruitment agencies: Nikola is not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies. No fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Nikola, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.