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Copywriter

NYC
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Overview

Our NYC based education client is looking for a semi-remote, freelance to perm, Copywriter to join their team ASAP:

 

Start = ASAP

Duration = freelance to perm

Semi-remote, Tues-Thurs onsite in NYC office (Monday & Friday remote)

 

Copywriter -

 

  • They are looking for someone preferably with an agency background and with experience writing for campaigns across the writing funnel.

 

  • Writing work will be primarily digital - writing scripts for video, social, landing pages, emails, etc…

 

Job description:

 

Our internal Creative Agency is looking for a strong writer to join our team. The role includes long and short format writing for projects spanning content and video for marketing, advocacy, donor-facing, family-facing, and academics initiatives. The ideal candidate has strong writing skills, a love for purpose-driven creative, uncompromising attention to detail and most importantly a great can-do attitude and collaborative spirit. You can balance both strategic and creative thinking to develop strong, effective ideas. You have a sharp view of the big picture.

 

The ideal candidate:

● Has proven and exceptional conceptual copywriting skills

● Has range - Can be clever/ compelling/ funny/ witty/ emotionally charged as needed - while

staying on-brand and on-strategy

● Has experience writing for a variety of channels (i.e. scripts, social, crisp headlines, marketing)

● Has powerful storytelling skills

● Is a champion of brand tone and strategy

● Can distill complex ideas into simple, human and approachable language for a variety of

audiences and channels

● Thrives in a fast-paced multifaceted organization

● Is passionate about education reform and communications

● Has extreme attention to detail, accuracy and facts

● Is a self-starter, optimistic, with a can-do attitude

● Enjoyment of working in a team-oriented and collaborative style with the ability to

Problem-solve

 

Requirements:

● 3-5 years experience across a variety of formats in an advertising agency or in-house agency team

● 5+ years of experience working with both digital and print based projects with a solid track record of delivering big concepts and ideas and an outstanding portfolio to prove it.

● 5+ years experience writing for video, social, content, collateral, ads, landing pages, and digital

● Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to coordinate multiple activities

and prioritize conflicting demands while meeting deadlines

● Problem solves with enthusiasm

● The ability to address feedback quickly and collaborate effectively

● Great project and time management skills as you will be working with more than one brief at a

time

● Experience presenting ideas to clients, ability to clearly articulate your ideas

● Bachelor’s Degree