Richmond or McLean, VA or Wilmington, DE
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Sara El-Shami

Job Description:

Aquent is looking for a Copywriter for our Fortune 500 Financial client in either Richmond or McLean, VA or Wilmington, DE. This is a full time, starting remote for 24 months with full benefits - medical, dental, 401K and more. The ideal copywriter will have a passion for ideas regardless of the channel, and a special knack for all things digital. We want a writer that also loves thinking through highly usable and intuitive experiences mixed with creative cleverness. Someone as passionate for users as they are for their copy. Someone who cares about the customer experience and will constantly strive to make it better.
The successful candidate will partner with art directors to produce a variety of projects. They'll be involved with everything from making small tweaks to existing work to concepting and presenting new and unique marketing assets. They'll collaborate with strategy and business partners along the way to build and refine their ideas to help grow and develop the brand.

The candidate will be joining an existing Brand Creative team, with the opportunity to influence our processes and approach. The right candidate will have a passion for marketing, creating a positive customer experience, creative writing, brand building, high quality standards and strong problem solving.

Our team culture is just as important as our day-to-day work. We expect collaboration, curiosity and embracing diversity in all forms. Bring ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. Dare to dream, disrupt and deliver in a better way. Help make the brand easy to remember and easy to choose.

What you will bring to the role:
Copywriting Expertise: Equally comfortable writing a clever headline as you are writing explanatory or short narrative copy. A clear understanding of tone and the ability to adapt your writing style based on the message and your intended audience. Conceptual thinking and the ability to brainstorm and narrow ideas to uncover the most promising solutions. Understanding how your copy can come to life visually in layout. Ability to use creative strategy to develop effective integrated campaigns and customer communications. Ability to deliver on-brand, high quality work on schedule, using effective personal time management skills.
Communication Skills: Articulate both verbally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner with minimal guidance; comfortable and successful presenting to a broader audience, including associates at higher levels.
Customer Focus: Consistently and effectively apply knowledge of customer experience to role internally for partners and externally for customers.
Ability to Influence: Can effectively influence stakeholders outside of immediate team. Uses influence to drive new ways of thinking in your area and back up recommendations with data.
Job Specific Skills: The ability to autonomously execute work connected to your specific role with minimal guidance.
Judgement: Balance inputs and experience to prioritize and influence decision making for your
work; apply discretion in seeking guidance. Know how to invest time in the right bodies of work.
Lifelong Learning: Proactively own your development, be curious about new ideas and ways of working.
Problem Solving: Think past the ask and develop practical solutions; build tools that support consistency; reach across partner groups to proactively solve issues; identify opportunities to scale solutions; and be comfortable working with some unknowns.
Results Focus: Consistently extend beyond scope of responsibility and deliver high quality work in all circumstances.
Teamwork: Be an active team participant who proactively seeks opportunities to better the team or department.

Basic Qualifications:
∙ Bachelor’s Degree or Military Experience
∙ At least 3 years of copywriting experience

Preferred Qualifications:
∙ At least 4 years of marketing copywriting experience
∙ Financial industry experience

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