Jr. Copywriter (Wason - McLean) REQ # 41400

McLean, VA
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Cynthia Escalante

Job Description:

Aquent is looking for a Copywriter for our Fortune 500 Financial client in McLean or McLean, VA or NYC. This is full time, remote then onsite for 8+ months with full benefits - medical, dental, 401K and more. 

Are you a writer who thinks big? If you’re ready to put your skills to work in a fun, challenging and highly collaborative environment, we’d love to have you on our client's Business creative team.

We’re looking for a copywriter with a portfolio of work that shows an ability to communicate ideas clearly to the right audience. Digging into the mindset of business owners and how to position our products for them will be key.

The ideal candidate should have experience in copywriting, long form, content writing, journalism, social media or a blend of these.

This role is ideal for a writer who has some experience but is looking to hone their skills in a collaborative environment. Being able to pick up our brand voice and turn around quality work with a partner are key to succeeding in this role.

Does this sound like you? If so, let’s chat!

You’re a problem solver—conceptual thinking and strategic problem solving are key.

You’re a team player who can readily collaborate with art directors, creative directors, brand strategists and clients.

You’re comfortable writing a clever headline or longer copy. 

You have a clear understanding of tone and the ability to adapt your writing style based on the message and your intended audience.

You understand the importance of creative strategy.

You’re comfortable presenting your work

You have a positive outlook and attitude.

You consistently deliver quality work, on time, with exceptional attention to detail.

If you have experience working with clients in highly regulated industries like banking, or experience working in an Agile process framework, that’s an added bonus!

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or military experience
At least 2 years of copywriting, content writing or journalism experience

Preferred Qualifications
3 years of copywriting, content writing or journalism experience
1 year of experience in a financial services industry
1 year of experience working in an Agile environment

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