Sr. Copywriter

Wilmington, DE
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Cassandra Beard

Job Description:

AQUENT is seeking a Senior Copywriter in Wilmington, DE who can successfully handle both highly conceptual and detailed nuts-and-bolts work. You and an Art Director will partner to work on a variety of digital & traditional based projects. You’ll be involved with everything from; manuals, how-to-guides, servicing emails, prospecting materials, banners and product page channels up to creating, building and presenting multi-channel integrated campaign experiences. You’ll collaborate with creative teams, digital teams, strategy, product teams and business partners along the way to build and refine your ideas.

You’ll join an existing team, but this is very much a new role. You’ll have the opportunity to influence this company's processes, architecture, and approach. This isn’t a position for someone who wants to just take orders. This is for someone who will bring new ideas to the table. We’re looking for the right mix of customer obsession, technical skill, high standards and problem solving.

You should be:

  • A problem solver. Conceptual and strategic problem solving are key
  • A big thinker. We’re idea people — you should be too
  • A team player
  • An excellent presenter — you will be expected to sell your work

You should have:

  • Impeccable and multi-faceted copywriting, copyediting and proofing talents
  • Superb communication skills, upbeat approach to the day, team-oriented mentality
  • Deep understanding of advertising with a strategic approach to the creative process
  • Ability to gracefully manage multiple priorities, internal workflow, deadlines and client expectations

Additional skills:

  • You have a positive attitude and readily partner with all types of people
  • You should be just as comfortable with a clever headline as you are with longer copy.
  • A clear understanding of tone and the ability to quickly adapt your writing style.
  • You understand the importance of creative strategy and you use it to create powerful work
  • Take pride and ownership in delivering flawless work with great attention to detail
  • The ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet aggressive deadlines
  • You understand the benefits of process and you use it to your advantage

Want to score some bonus points?

  • Have experience working with clients in highly regulated industries
  • Have some experience working in an Agile process framework

Basic Qualifications

  • Expert in written marketing communications – long and short form.
  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in advertising, journalism or similar discipline; or military experience
  • Specializes in Brand Voice and is an expert in Editorial Guidelines
  • Pays attention to details - checks for product, consistency, brand standards adherence, spelling, production concerns, other errors.
  • Manages his/her own time effectively and autonomously
  • Can work with little regular oversight from Creative Director.
  • Flags concerns in a timely manner and brings solutions to the table.
  • At least 5 years of copywriting experience
  • 2 years of experience working in an advertising agency, or 4 years of experience working with a corporate in-house creative team
  • Copywriting portfolio submitted with resume. Portfolio should include produced work for integrated marketing campaigns and/or product/technical copywriting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, or Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, or Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
  • 5 years of experience 3 of working directly in the banking/financial industry
  • Interest and skills spanning design, video and development as well

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

  • You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table

  • You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects

  • You’ll be working with a global brand - meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR



Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including:

Subsidized health and dental benefits

Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program

Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck

Access to free online courses via AQUENT’s Gymnasium and Lynda.com to develop your skills

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