West Chicago, Illinois
Copywriter Needed
Oct 23, 2017
Metro Area
Full Time

Life is short. Work somewhere awesome. Are you a writer through and through?   Do you find yourself mentally rewriting marketing materials, TV spots, and online content?   Can you find the creative solution to any business problem?   Is marketing something you’re sincerely passionate about?   If your answers are an emphatic, "YES!" then come be a part of our world. We pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming culture, a no drama policy, and clients that we can be proud of. We encourage you to flex your creative muscles, stay positive, and consistently push yourself to do more, be more and bring more. Oh, and work-life balance is important to us as well. Our team is in need of another great Copywriter who finds inspiration across all channels and industries who is comfortable with pushing boundaries, and understanding how to impact a business challenge to drive consumers to act. Being consistently brilliant will help us meet the growing needs of our fun office and national clients. We want you hungry for the industry and ready to inspire others.   Does this sound like you? Read on.  

Essential Functions • Writes creative, on-strategy copy across all channels • Writes and edits materials • Follows industry best-practices and provided guidelines • Shares visual ideas • Partners with other team members to develop ideas that are on-brief and on-strategy • Ensures flawless execution of work • Collaborates with project teams to plan, analyze, organize and execute assigned projects • May manage external sources relating to copy issues • Maintains stewardship of client’s tone, voice and brand standards • Creates a range of ideas and copy that supports the concepts • Partners with Account Team to solve problems • Maintains file-management, using consistent naming conventions and procedures • May manage multiple projects and/or mentor less experienced peers • May be responsible for maintaining budget parameters • May be responsible for client relationships  

Knowledge & Skills • Able to produce basic concepts that may be improved upon by more senior staff • Able to utilize good spelling and grammar • Able to partner well with team members to concept creative, on-strategy ideas • Able to take the strategic vision as delivered by leadership, and execute on it • Understands the values of the brief • Strong time management skills • Working knowledge of relevant software • Able to partner with Account Team to answer client needs and ensure on-strategy creative • Understanding of digital technology, and how to use it to enhance the creative idea • Alert to social, mobile and developing technologies • Able to sell and defend work • Good presentation skills • Begins to think strategically  

Duties & Responsibilities • Writes & edit copy across all channels that may include, direct mail, email, shopper marketing, print, interactive, web, mobile, etc. • Work closely with the team to brainstorm ideas, create unique concepts and develop messaging for new campaigns and whatever other materials are needed • Shares & present ideas to senior team members and clients  

Technical Requirements • Experience with Microsoft Word and other similar products is preferred  

Preferred Qualifications • Very conceptual thinker and great collaborator • Passionate about your work but receptive to feedback and direction • Work quickly and juggle a large workload • You don't take yourself so seriously and consider yourself easy going  

Experience • Requires a minimum of 2 years of related experience  

Education • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred