Copywriter

TEKsystems, Inc

Job Description


TEKsystems is partnering with a client in the northern suburbs in search of a Senior copywriter for a contract opportunity. This position is currently remote to start off with. Must work W2.


6 + month contract


The Copywriter role within the Brand Creative Group is expected to bring an open mind, flexible work style and enthusiasm for creative problem solving. This role would be full time temporary and will be remote until corporate pandemic accommodations change, at which point the individual will work from the headquarters office in Riverwoods, IL.

As the company’s in-house creative team, the Brand Creative Group supports work that is conducted across the company.

Composed of copywriters, art directors, designers and account people, members of the Brand Creative Group work in a pooled model, which requires individuals to work with numerous different partners at any given time, and to support myriad business lines and products across the company.

This individual must be adaptable, organized, enthusiastic, collaborative, and able to leverage excellent technical skills and proficiency learning new brand voice and product details to an ever-changing project list.

This individual must be able to:

• Quickly learn business lines, product details, and legal or channel parameters to produce effective copy for the ask

• Produce technically accurate copy that adheres to brand tone and standards

• Know how to work with a creative brief and strategy deck

• Work on tight timelines, both with and without a complete creative brief

• Operate in a collaborative agile model to craft copy and creative

• Achieve expectations with minimal day-to-day managerial oversight and a high degree of accountability

o Consistent upward communication to inform and engage manager of work on regular basis

o Ability to identify, or seek support in identifying, appropriate actions in response to processes, projects, and problems

• Effectively problem solve with creative and account partners to address challenges or gaps

• Follow processes and use appropriate software to effectively manage projects and communicate with team members

• Engage with clients (business partners) in kick off, presentation, and review meetings

• Navigate changing asks, priorities and timelines with grace and as a team player

This individual may write for the following channels:

• Email

• Site marketing (public and private side experiences)

• SEO

• Direct response (print)

• Digital banners

• Social

This person should have at least 7 years of professional copywriting experience in a B2C environment.

Portfolio samples that demonstrate successful messaging that is tailored to audience and channel--including email, display, social, direct mail, and websites--is required.

Especially relevant is a background in highly-regulated industries (finance, pharmaceutical), ability to effectively learn and apply brand guidelines to create brand-right messaging, and a dedication collaborative, deadline-driven outcomes.

Familiarity with in-house agency dynamics as relates to client relationship is a plus but not a requirement.

Ability to quickly learn project management systems and follow new processes is a must.

Skill/Experience/Education

MandatoryThis individual must be adaptable, organized, enthusiastic, collaborative, and able to leverage excellent technical skills and proficiency learning new brand voice and product details to an ever-changing project list.

This individual must be able to:

Quickly learn business lines, product details, and legal or channel parameters to produce effective copy for the ask Produce technically accurate copy that adheres to brand tone and standards

Know how to work with a creative brief and strategy deck

Work on tight timelines, both with and without a complete creative brief

Operate in a collaborative agile model to craft copy and creative

Achieve expectations with minimal day-to-day managerial oversight and a high degree of accountability

Consistent upward communication to inform and engage manager of work on regular basis

Ability to identify, or seek support in identifying, appropriate actions in response to processes, projects, and problems

Effectively problem solve with creative and account partners to address challenges or gaps

Follow processes and use appropriate software to effectively manage projects and communicate with team members

Engage with clients (business partners) in kick off, presentation, and review meetings

Navigate changing asks, priorities and timelines with grace and as a team player

This individual may write for the following channels:

Email Site marketing (public and private side experiences) SEO Direct response (print) Digital banners Social

Ideal Candidate

This person should have at least 7 years of professional copywriting experience in a B2C environment.

Portfolio samples that demonstrate successful messaging that is tailored to audience and channel--including email, display, social, direct mail, and websites--is required.

Especially relevant is a background in highly-regulated industries (finance, pharmaceutical), ability to effectively learn and apply brand guidelines to create brand-right messaging, and a dedication collaborative, deadline-driven outcomes.

Familiarity with in-house agency dynamics as relates to client relationship is a plus but not a requirement.

Ability to quickly learn project management systems and follow new processes is a must.



Skills:

Copywriting, Content creation, Seo, Digital, Advertising agency, Editing



Top Skills Details:

Senior level copywriting exp, ideally corporate and agency exp. Print and digital



Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Senior level copywriter role - corporate and agency exp is ideal. Digital and print. SEO knowledge also



Experience Level:

Intermediate Level





About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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