Marketing Copywriter

Alexandria, Virginia
Competitive salary and excellent benefits package
Aug 21, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

The Association for Talent Development (ATD), is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector.


This Role…

We are seeking a Marketing Copywriter that will be responsible for providing original, strategic, clear, and concise copywriting services for projects supported by the Creative Services team for a variety of communication channels including print, digital, web, social, video, animation, environmental/experiential, public relations and others as needed. The Marketing Copywriter will report to the Creative Director and will assist the Creative Services and Marketing teams in developing the voice and narrative essential to ATD’s marketing efforts in reaching target audiences and motivating them to take action. The ideal candidate is a team-spirited, skilled, and imaginative writer with an eye for details.

Make an Impact by…

  • Writing strategically relevant, clear, concise, and grammatically correct copy following both APA and Chicago writing styles

  • Driving the creation of original concepts that result in effective and compelling communication for various target audiences

  • Collaborating with design, public relations, marketing, and other professionals on large- and small-scale marketing projects

  • Conducting high-quality research and interviews when necessary

  • Editing and proofreading copy as needed

  • Using SEO principles to maximize copy’s reach

  • Understanding different language styles that appeal to various target markets

  • Developing and maintaining a clear and consistent brand voice for the organization and specific lines of business

  • Having excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Possessing an entrepreneurial spirit, be self-motivated, and organized

What you Bring to this Role…

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, English, journalism, or related field

  • Minimum of 5-7 years copywriting experience

  • Knowledge of online content strategy and creation

  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud applications preferred (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

  • Experience with SEO strongly preferred

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

  • Strong research skills

  • Creativity

  • Collaborative spirit

  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills

***Please submit up to three writing samples, so we can assess your best work. Feel free to include links to your content or portfolio in your application***



About ATD

Our members and customers are professionals who help others achieve their full potential by improving their knowledge, skills, and abilities in the workplace. They go by many titles: talent development managers, trainers, instructional designers, performance consultants, frontline managers, workplace learning professionals, and more.

ATD provides an outstanding compensation and benefits package. Located within blocks of the King Street metro in Old Town, ATD helps with transportation costs (parking is free). We appreciate all of our applicants, but we are unable to return phone calls and emails requesting details on the status of applications or the position.

The position is based in our offices in Alexandria, VA.

ATD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Through exceptional learning and performance, we create a world that works better.

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