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Marketing Copywriter
Ref No.: 17-08505
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/13/2017
Title: Marketing Copywriter
Location: Remote
Duration: 6+ Months
Start: ASAP
Rate: Open DOE

Job Description: Marketing Copywriter

Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
The Marketing Copywriter writes, edits and oversees the production of digital and/or print materials that effectively communicate, achieve client objectives, and satisfy budgetary guidelines.

Essential Job Functions | Weight %
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
50% Writes/edits effective copy approved for publication in Direct Mail, Custom Magazines or on Web/Email (print/digital).
15% Coordinates with Account Services to respond appropriately to, and deliver on, client requests.
20% Manages freelancers (writers, proofers, fact checkers). Oversees hiring, work assignment and approves related invoices. Tracks invoices and spending by the project.
15% Collaborates with Designer and Creative Services Manager to ensure deliverables route on time.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Minimum of one year experience in advertising, book, magazine, web, marketing and/or custom publishing. Background in advertising, sales promotion, as well as presentation experience helpful.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office software, and using a Mac OS.
Must possess excellent editorial judgment, strong command of grammar, and have the ability to originate or rewrite copy under tight deadlines.
Must be able to conduct authoritative research on a variety of subjects including but not limited to automotive, insurance, home care, health, safety, financial, and wellness. Experience with social media a plus.

If interested and qualified, please send your updated resume to