#138399

Senior Copywriter

Location:
San Jose, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
10/01/2018
posted by:
Christena Peterson
Date:
09/21/2018

Job Description:

Are you a strong writer with a passion for storytelling? Aquent is currently sourcing for a Senior UX Copywriter courtesy of one of our secure and successful clients local to the San Jose, CA market area. The ideal candidate will have a creative edge that keeps them continuously seeking unique ways to capture the attention of new audiences. You will be the dedicated resource responsible for writing, editing and generating content for our external blogs, employee intranet, videos and social channels. The ideal candidate would have a general interest in advanced technology like artificial intelligence and augmented reality. The senior writer will also cover topics like company culture, global impact and diversity and inclusion. They will also work on executive thought leadership, as well.

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with colleagues in the communications department to bring our culture to life across various channels through storytelling 
  • Act as a reporter in the company to research, interview and write stories that build awareness and creates a compelling narrative about the company 
  • Track, manage, copyedit employee and external contributors’ blog posts and rewrite to reflect the voice and tone of our client
  • Manage and maintain project calendar for technology beat 
  • Work with communications partners on executive thought leadership and ghostwriting 
  • Write for social media channels 
  • Report and cover on-campus events and external conferences that eBay executives are participating 
  • Work with our video and visual lead in helping with photography/video as needed 

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Requirements:

  • BA in Journalism, English, and Communication preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in journalism and/or communications. Portfolio of written work required 
  • Energetic, creative, proactive and enthusiastic -- willing to take initiatives with confidence, detailed follow through 
  • Exceptionally strong writer, editor, storyteller 
  • Strong attention to detail and grammar 
  • Experience running channels and managing editorial calendars 
  • Full of ideas on finding and telling great stories from within the company in interesting ways and formats 
  • Familiarity and understanding of content management systems 
  • Photoshop and video production skills/knowledge is a plus 
  • Ability to multitask and shift priorities in a fast-paced environment 
  • Enjoys meeting people and working with multiple groups within the company 
  • Clear, thorough and concise communications skills 
  • Good sense of humor