#135984

Senior Creative Copywriter & Editor

Location:
Remote (With ability to be in Hartford, CT for meetings occasionally)
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
08/11/2018
posted by:
Kate Gottfried
Date:
07/27/2018

Job Description:

The Senior Copywriter/Editor ensures all materials developed for communication materials (both print and digital) are grammatically and editorially sound and adhere to internal and external brand standards. The Senior Copywriter/Editor also manages and coordinates materials through internal and external review processes. 

This position is remote, but you must have the ability to be in Hartford, CT for meetings occasionally.  


Key responsibilities 

  • Serves as the primary editorial resource for assigned brand guidelines 
    • Edits, styles, and formats a full range of print and multimedia materials to the highest standards; ensures they adhere to client and inhouse house styles 
    • Writes non-scientific material (eg, invitations, biographies)
    • Understands Healthcare and wellness marketing, marketing messages, and marketing strategies for customers 
    • Manages/coordinates materials through internal and external processes (eg, graphic design/layout, quality control, client review) 
    • Ensures client and account comments are accurately incorporated 
    • Formats materials that do not go through Creative (eg, PowerPoint, Word) 
    • Meets deadlines; communicates progress to colleagues 
    • Works closely with colleagues to establish and manage timelines
    • Maintains excellent relationships with colleagues  
  • Management and operations 
    • Provides editorial peer-review for staff and freelance writers 
  • Provides expert knowledge on client review processes and requirements 
    • Mentors writers and editors 
    • Proactively identifies and develops operational efficiencies 
    • Collaborates with other editors to maintain and improve house style guide 
    • Gives advice/expertise/consultancy and shares best practices with colleagues and clients 
    • Shares best practices 
    • Assists in the development of budgets for Editorial Services 
    • Manages and/or liaises with external resources (eg, freelance writers/editors technology vendors) 
    • Helps plan staff resources to support assigned customer brands 

Requirements:

Background/Experience Desired

  • Bachelors degree required. 
  • Previous (5-7 years) experience in professional writing in advertising or marketing. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Demonstrated PC literacy, knowledge of e-commerce. 
  • Experienced in creative/agency environment preferred
  • Strong project management experience. 
  • Demonstrated Track record for managing multiple projects with completing deadlines in a fast paced environment. 
  • Broad experience across a range of writing projects (eg, print, digital, video and Web). 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Outstanding attention to detail – style/consistency, grammar, syntax, scientific accuracy, proof reading, layout, etc 
  • Expertise in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint 
  • Independent, critical thinker 
  • Problem solving/diplomacy/interpersonal skills 
  • Self-motivation and independence