Staff Writer

Location
Burbank
Posted
Mar 04, 2013
Closes
Apr 03, 2013
Contact
Ms. Sarah Ross
Category
Marketing, Other
Duration
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.

Responsibilities
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


Qualifications:
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 kpcareers.org. 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 kpcareers.org so please make sure to follow both steps.

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