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Copywriter II

Cox Automotive, Burlington, VT 05401

Work at Cox Automotive

Duration: Full-Time


Primary Location: 128 Lakeside, Burlington, VT, USA

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202105558

VACCINE POLICY: WHERE PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS U.S.-BASED JOB (REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR MEDICAL AND RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED).

The Copywriter II writes informative and creative content for client blogs on dealership websites by identifying and researching relevant automotive industry information that is written with attention to how search engines view content

Your role:

  • Researches topics for creative content using online research techniques such as a Rich Site Summary (RSS) reader tools targeting specific automotive news, information, and trends
  • Developing content using a creative process and meeting with client(s) and/or internal client focused teams to understand the concepts that the client(s) want to portray
  • Writes multiple unique pieces of content daily using various blogging tools
  • Delivers engaging and persuasive blog content to capture audience attention using words and images with attention to search engine content viewing including use of key words, incorporating web links in copy, optimizing image usage for search engine ranking, and other SEO (search engine optimization) strategies
  • Proofreads work to ensure proper spelling and grammatically correct quality of all authored content
  • Reviews all content to be compliant with standards specified by automotive OEM (original equipment manufacturers) against database of OEM brand standards and compliance rules
  • Solicits and receives information from internal client teams and/or clients on written content pieces to ensure client satisfaction and re-writes to incorporate feedback
  • Publishes completed and proofread content to client dealership websites

Compensation:

  • Hourly pay rate is $16.86 - 16.86/hour. The hourly rate may vary outside of the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidates experience.
  • Position is eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.

Qualifications:

Required Experience (minimum):

  • Experience and/or portfolio of material to demonstrate writing fluently and accurately for various purposes.
  • Excellent command of the English language and a good knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Genuine interest in clients products and services, automotive industry and dealership focused
  • Ability to write in varying styles and assume different tones according client needs
  • Works independently and as part of a team
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to deal with criticism and sometimes even rejection and leverage into positive knowledge and skills growth and develop
  • Highschool Diploma or GED

What We Look For (Preferred):

  • Bachelors Degree, English, Marketing, Journalism, Communication preferred
  • Automotive industry content beneficial

Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

About Cox Automotive

About Cox Automotive

There’s nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling, owning and using cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic and groundbreaking consumer brands like Autotrader ® and Kelley Blue Book®, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com ®, Manheim ®, NextGear Capital ®, vAuto ® and Xtime®.

Cox Automotive is part of Cox Enterprises, a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. 

Come join a global, family business that treats team members and clients like they’re just that – family. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.

Cox Automotive is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vision:

We are software engineers, marketers, sales leaders and trailblazers transforming the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars.

Cox Automotive