Copy Writer
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Copy Writer
Ref No.: 18-01352
Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Start Date / End Date: 03/12/2018 to 06/12/2018
Assignment Details
Target Start Date 03/12/2018 Target End Date 06/12/2018
Staffing Agency NTE (Not-to-Exceed) Bill Rate $28.13 Work Schedule Standard
Estimated Regular Hours/Week 40.00 Shift Standard
Tentative Shift Start Time 9 A.M. Tentative Shift End Time 5 PM
OT Expected Yes OT Rate Time and One Half (Non Exempt)
Travel Required No Estimated OT Hours/Week  
Travel %   Travel Description(Domestic/International)  
Security Clearance None
 
Position Description Business Unit: Marketing & Communications Department: Creative Services Position Title: Copywriter Summary of Position This role is responsible for writing copy for marketing collateral projects being worked on in the Creative Services team. The purpose of the role is to ensure a solid copy/conceptual foundation on which to build on-brand, engaging and creative marketing materials. Accountabilities • Create compelling headlines and persuasive long-form copy across all channels including: Brochures, white papers, advertising, Direct Mail, Web Copy, etc... • Influence and or edit copy developed by internal marketing teams or external writers to ensure that it reflects the brand and our style guidelines. • Develop themes and write copy for B2B marketing collateral, digital, presentations, events and experiences. • Collaborate with other Creative Services team members to develop creative strategies, concepts, themes and content. • Use Workamajig to track project progress and communicate project status with stakeholders during the project. Dimension of the Position • Reports to the Manager, Creative Services, Content and Manager, Creative Services, Europe (this position has no direct reports) • Focus (approximate): 80% operational, 20% strategic • The postholder will be expected to partner with colleagues from across the company to contribute to the progress of projects • Incoming projects for the postholder will be entered into an online tool by the project management function within Creative Services Key Interfaces Interface Relationship Marketing & Communications: Global Partner and regional direction Creative Services management Direction, reviewers and advisors Creative Services designers Strategic partners Creative services project managers Strategic partners External creative agencies Strategic partners Business Knowledge/Educational Background • Professional presentation, positive energy and creative thinker • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Experience writing and editing across marketing media, online as well as offline, and for a range of products, services and offerings. • Ability to work on a portfolio of projects at any one time, responding flexibly to the changing needs of the business • Ability to manage, edit and critique the work of other writers • Possess excellent conceptual and brainstorming skills and be able to translate ideas into successful marketing content • Strong strategic thinker capable of synthesizing and simplifying complex information • Team player who's able to appreciate different points of view and build consensus with other creative staff as well as with stakeholders • Ability to think conceptually and strategically • Bachelors Degree or equivalent by experience • Excellent knowledge of MS Office tools • Experience using digital asset management tools and of asset metadata preferable • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications preferred ¬Key Challenges • Being able to work on a high volume of projects in a fast moving environment • Cultural and market challenges in a matrix organization that serves different geographies Administrative Information Date Prepared: May 2016 Competencies Basic Proficient Expert CORE- BUSINESS MASTERY 1. Business Understanding X 2. Possesses Organizational Awareness X 3. Leverages Internal and External Networks X 4. Uses Quantitative Information to Manage X CORE- CHANGE MASTERY 5. Change Management X 6. Risk Management X 7. Flexibility/ Adaptability X CORE- LEADERSHIP 8. Sees the Big Picture X 9. Leads for Growth X 10. Drives for Results X 11. Inspires Talent X CORE- CONSULTING MASTERY 12. Collaboration X 13. Communication X 14. Problem Solving X 15. Project Management X 16. Customer Coaching X FUNCTIONAL MASTERY – (Position Specific) 17. Building effective relationships X 18. Business focus X 19. Cross functional awareness X 20. Craft (writing) X 21. Innovation & creativity X 22. Listening X Making it happen X Planning and organization X Technology savvy X Analytical thinking X Time management X Negotiation X Communication X Calibration: Basic - can execute with support Proficient - can execute on ones own Expert - is able to build this capability in others  
Skills Required Skills The purpose of the role is to ensure a solid copy/conceptual foundation on which to build on-brand, engaging and creative marketing materials. Accountabilities • Create compelling headlines and persuasive long-form copy across all channels including: Brochures, white papers, advertising, Direct Mail, Web Copy, etc... • Influence and or edit copy developed by internal marketing teams or external writers to ensure that it reflects the brand and our style guidelines. • Develop themes and write copy for B2B marketing collateral, digital, presentations, events and experiences. • Collaborate with other Creative Services team members to develop creative strategies, concepts, themes and content. • Use Workamajig to track project progress and communicate project status with stakeholders during the project. Dimension of the Position • Reports to the Manager, Creative Services, Content and Manager, Creative Services, Europe (this position has no direct reports) • Focus (approximate): 80% operational, 20% strategic • The postholder will be expected to partner with colleagues from across the company to contribute to the progress of projects • Incoming projects for the postholder will be entered into an online tool by the project management function within Creative Services Key Interfaces  
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Candidate must include either an online portfolio of their work, or as an attachment with samples of their work.