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Advertising Copywriter

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Are you a talented Advertising Copywriter looking for your next exciting project? Do you thrive in a fast past environment? Are you a strategic thinker with strong conceptual and creative writing skills?

If so, we have the ultimate project for you!

Our client is a TOP financial company in Alpharetta, looking for a talented Copywriter to join their growing team! As a key member of the team you will be responsible for strategic and conceptual development of messages and other content, working on a variety of assignments developing and editing compelling content and ideas for marketing collateral, advertising, new business proposals, email promotions, direct mail, banner ads, website content, training materials and other marketing material as necessary.

You will also work closely with several company employees and must be comfortable being directly involved in Client meetings and presentations! This team is filled with highly energetic and creative thought leaders who are looking for someone with a similar work ethic and enthusiasm! You must be able to take ideas and turn them into crisp, refreshing, creative messaging bringing the brand to life in digital, print, advertising and web.

Sounds pretty incredible so far, right? We think so too. Let’s talk about some of the day to day!

Essential Responsibilities

− You will be generating ideas, developing concepts and editing content for a variety of clients.
− You will develop clear, straightforward, engaging messaging across multiple channels (digital, print, direct mail and other media) for a variety of marketing campaigns
− You will push conventional thinking of colleagues as well as break down messaging barriers in order to provide recommendations that help solve challenges and/or issues
− You will attend and participate in creative kick-off meetings and/or brainstorms, and be able to provide critical creative thinking that will help shape and/or influence recommendations
− You will ensure team uses creative best practices throughout the creative development process in order to deliver high quality work efficiently, timely and cost effectively
− You will be contributing to a wide variety of work depending on the individual client needs.
− You will participate in brainstorming sessions working collaboratively with all internal team members to identify key strategic messages and copy points to be communicated.
− You will deliver assignments on time and within an allotted budget working within any established brand guidelines that may exist.
− You will handle high volume work levels with a minimum of supervision.


Still with us? Excellent, we knew you would be! Let’s talk about the must have skills for this role!

Qualifications/Requirements

− You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
− You must be able to work in a fast paced environment, must be self directed and creative
− You must have the ability to simplify complex subjects and write in different voices to different audiences
− You must possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, able to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
− You must have excellent interpersonal, presentation, and leadership skills
− You must have the ability to interact positively with clients and employees at all levels of the organization
− You must have a Bachelor’s Degree with 3+ years of copywriting experience.
− You must have proficiency with Mac and PC skills: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
− Demonstrated proficiency with AP style
− You must have 3-5 years experience in financial services industry preferred
− You must have basic knowledge of SEO and social media principles
− You must have significant experience in developing direct response marketing communications content


Whew! Almost there, let’s talk about some of those ‘nice to have’ qualities that will make you a slam dunk for this opportunity!

Desired Characteristics:

− Agency and/or Corporate Marketing experience preferred
− Knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator, Quark, Flash, and HTML a plus
− B.A. in marketing, communications, journalism or related field
− Able to exercise good judgment regarding projects and initiatives and other company-related efforts with general guidance from Creative Services Leader.
− Able to communicate challenges to Creative Services Lead as well as help solve them
− Able to manage the workflow and direct the work of others, as needed
− Able to multi-task, prioritize, problem solve and work independently
− Team player, flexible and is a fast thinker, especially during critical or stressful times

Last but not least let’s go over a little about us here at Aquent, so you know what you are getting into with this incredible partnership!

What is it like working with Aquent? I’m glad you asked! Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things including:

− Subsidized health and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
− Access to Fidelity 401(k)
− Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward Bart passes, etc.)
− Direct deposit for your paycheck
− Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
− Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
− Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
− Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)

That’s it! The rest is up to you, if you are interested in this amazing opportunity please send your resume, cover letter and portfolio link to: ggarrison@aquent.com and mgatza@aquent.com

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