Copywriter with an Edge!

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Our client, a hip, trendy, fashion-forward cosmetics company needs a copywriter who is both creative & technical. The writer will handle everything from juicy product copy and creative shade names to straightforward training documents. You should also be passionate about grammar, syntax, and the technical aspects of writing. You will serve as editor and should be an excellent proofreader.

This company has a unique voice. You MUST mimic and fine tune this voice. A writer with an extensive, descriptive vocabulary and the ability to tell a story using very few words is ideal. You must truly understand the brand and how text allows us to communicate our image to potential customers.

Responsibilities:
Write copy for:
- Packaging: box copy, product and shade names, instructions for use
- Website: product descriptions, email blasts, features, brand information
- Training materials: training manuals, product training sheets
- Merchandising: short product descriptions, how-to-copy, seasonal treatments
- Marketing and miscellaneous: event collateral, advertisements, bios

Proofread all printed materials.
Assist in brainstorming for creative projects.

These job responsibilities are subject to change in accordance with business necessity. Other duties as assigned.

Values:
Successful employee shoud be adaptble in using their organizational skills to piroritize tasks and opportunistic in taking ownership of various projects. Have the urgency to anticipate busy schedules and teamwork to communicate with other members of the department/store to complete assignments on time and accurately. Possess openness in their problem solving and integrity in their research to effectively address the needs of the company. Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by the company from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.
- Self-sufficient, organized, deadline-oriented, detail-oriented, proactive, strong work ethic.
- Positive, can-do attitude. They should make us happy to come to work and be a part of the team.
- Creative AND professional.

Qualifications:
- Four-year degree in English or Journalism preferred. Relevant work experience also considered
- 2+ years experience in a similar position. Freelance acceptable, but traditional, full-time work environment preferred.
- Experience in writing to and and / or agency experience preferred over publishing experience due to the nature of the work.
- Creative writing skills
- Basic computer skills MS Office, resourceful online.
- SEO knowledge is a plus.

This is a contract-to-hire position. No relocation offered.