Staff Writer

Mar 04, 2013
Apr 03, 2013
Ms. Sarah Ross
Marketing, Other
Full Time
Highly talented writer who creates bold, strategic, and persuasive business-to-business (B2B) marketing copy that furthers Kaiser Permanente's position as a health care leader. Your goal: help us create bold, strategic, and persuasive business-to-business (B2B) marketing copy that furthers Kaiser Permanente's position as a health care leader - in print, online, and in presentations. Experience in writing interactive, compelling Web copy is preferred. And it's a bonus if you're as comfortable editing someone else's words as you are filling a blank page with your own.

You'll join a team of skilled content experts, working closely with internal business partners and clients to ensure we're developing innovative content while maintaining our brand standards. It's a challenging, fast-paced environment, so if you're curious and motivated, you'll never be bored.

This is a full-time, onsite position (40 hours; Monday through Friday) located in Burbank, California. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, retirement, paid vacation/holidays, and more.

Write effective, compelling business marketing copy

  • Create outward-facing, benefit-rich marketing materials and Web content for the business audience, including brokers and employers

  • Develop high-quality, error-free copy under tight deadlines

  • Translate complicated ideas into easy-to-understand copy that follows our brand and style guidelines

  • Smoothly incorporate data into marketing copy to provide credible proof for claims

  • Translate language into graphics (USA Today-style) wherever possible

  • Proven skill across a variety of mediums, including print, Web, email, and presentations

Collaborate with internal business partners

  • Work closely with project managers, marketing services consultants, and internal business partners to understand their needs and translate them to effective marketing materials

  • Have a strong understanding of the relationship between copy and design

  • Skillfully influence peers and colleagues to promote and sell ideas

  • Set and meet deadlines in very busy department

Requirements/essential skills

  • Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years' experience editing and writing marketing copy; B2B experience and journalism background strongly preferred

  • Impeccable attention to detail, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling

  • Curiosity, adaptability, good judgment, and teamwork

  • Strong creative, analytical, and communication skills

  • Familiarity with AP and Chicago style

  • Medium to advanced skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes

  • Apply following these two steps:

    1) Apply online to Look for job ID 169131.

    2) Send via email:
    a) A cover letter that includes your salary expectations
    b) Your current resume as an attachment
    c) A maximum of three relevant work samples

    We cannot contact you unless you apply via so please make sure to follow both steps.

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