Senior Copywriter

About Klarna

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then we've changed the banking industry forever. And now we're creating the world's smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world's leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 5000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.

Who you are: 
We are looking for a Senior Copywriter to join our Global Brand Activation team based in NYC. The Brand Activation team at Klarna is responsible for developing, evolving, and building Klarna’s brand. Ultimately, we are continuing to build a brand we are proud of and that people talk about. We are looking for a Copywriter that understands brand marketing and can flex between building campaigns to generate press & consumer excitement, all the way down to mid-funnel work that is more educational in nature.  We work closely with leadership, global creative teams, marketing teams, social teams, and comms teams to create compelling work that maintains our brand consistency across our many channels. The Copywriter who will be successful in this role is well versed in creating untraditional campaigns, has executed work that pushes culture forward, and understands the full marketing funnel and eco-system. 

What you will do: 
You will work closely with the Brand Activation NYC lead, strategist, and creative director. Our global support team will also be involved at the right moments which includes a Creative Director and Design director and head of global brand. Additionally, you will need to work cross-functionally and be able to work closely with social, comms, and our design team. You will help lead and develop the creative campaigns, which include conceptual development, all the way to execution. You must be able to balance multiple projects at a time and be comfortable, collaborating with other teams, and reacting to team feedback with thoughtful creative solutions. You will be responsible for creating work that delivers on the strategic initiative of the brief and further supports the quality and standards of our brand. 


  • Develop groundbreaking brand creative work.
  • Creating brand ideas that can be used across various platforms and able to think holistically and untraditionally 
  • Running projects with a creative partner, being the makers, doers, thinkers, and executors, top to bottom
  • Collaborate closely with our internal content and designs teams to drive the creative concept and execution of our brand initiatives.
  • Present your work articulately to a small team, with a clear rationale for the idea
  • Being able to deliver creative work against a strategy (brand and comms)

Core Skills

  • 7+ years copywriting experience within a creative agency environment
  • A passion for developing great creative work that is suitable for the brand.
  • Can make great work that is both creative and effective 
  • High on talent, low on ego.
  • College preferable but not required 
  • The headspace to think through creative ideas in an organised & constructed way
  • A demonstrated history of participating ideas that have a cultural impact (not just traditional thinking) 
  • Scrappiness and resourcefulness
  • Willingness to jump in and redirect a project that’s about to lose its creative integrity
  • Ability to handle projects and figure it out even when the brief is incomplete / not all the answers are known to us
  • Self-motivated, problem solver who thrives in a collaborative team environment.
Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.