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Lead Copywriter

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May 03, 2019

San Diego, CA

Permanent

Agent: Joshua H.

Job #: 147231

Salary: DOE

Job Description

A growing Sorrento Valley based client is looking for a Lead Copywriter to join their team full-time, on-site. This is a great opportunity for this writer to join a team where they can immediatley make an impact as they will be leading/mentoring two other writers. 

Writing and editing short ad copy is a major part of this role so you must have those samples to share. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Lead Copywriter will be responsible for developing fresh and creative headline concepts and body copy for print, web, broadcast, point-of-sale materials and email. The Lead Copywriter will understand direct response copywriting, call-to-action, and script development. Be part of a strong creative team that works collaboratively to provide the best creative solutions to meet our marketing objectives.

 

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·       Monitoring and analyzing the effectiveness of ad copy

·       Proofreading and ensuring the quality of any outgoing correspondence

·       Reading and interpreting analytics for press releases, emails and other marketing correspondence

·       Serving as back-up for social media specialist

·       Working with the copywriting team to create and maintain an editorial calendar

·       Collaborate with director of corporate communications and project manager to complete writing assignments

·       Managing work and performance for copywriters

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

·       Excellent writing skills with minimum 7 years’ experience

·       Strong business-to-business and business-to-consumer background in marketing and advertising

·       BA in English, communications, marketing or related field

·       Solid background producing a wide variety of short- and long-form copy, i.e. print, email and web ads, email correspondence, newsletters, web content, internal communications, print marketing materials and video

·       Ability to work well independently or collaboratively

·       Strong verbal communication skills

·       Strong understanding of AP style

·       Fast-paced and resourceful with a passion for excellence

·       Ability to manage several coinciding assignments and meet deadlines while maintaining a high level of expertise

·       Working knowledge of email distribution systems and proficiency in Microsoft Office

·       Flexibility and ability to adapt to Costco’s and our OEM partners’ writing styles

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university; or a minimum of five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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