Lead Copywriter

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Our large financial client seeks a Copywriter to join their team in Cleveland, OH on a contract basis. Please take a look at the posting below and APPLY NOW if you are interested!

This position is responsible for intense technical financial writing of creative materials that are on brand, on message and deliver on creative
brief and job requirements for internal marketing line of business managers and corporate support departments.

The copywriter utilizes brand guidelines to create copy for web, video, advertising, collateral, brochures, sell sheets, white papers, electronic and promotional/
presentation materials. He/she will exemplify the consultative approach to writing. Able to meet aggressive timelines and juggle multiple

Experience writing white papers on financial subjects on the business to business side (Capital Markets, Bond Funds, Treasury Management) is needed!!
priorities in a fast-paced environment.

– Provides fresh ways of bringing value propositions to life through compelling writing. Effectively collaborate with team members (brainstorm) translate creative brief into copy concepts that follow brand guidelines. Copy concepts completed on time, error-free and within brand.

– Writes for advertising, collateral, and point of sale materials. Creates accurate and compelling content, while collaborating with team members (brainstorm), that meets brand standards, consistently across all mediums and within deadlines. Content that is on brief, compelling, consistent and meets brand guideline standards.

– Writes for digital space including web sites, banners, video, and email. Creates accurate and compelling content, while collaborating with team members (brainstorm), that meets brand standards within deadlines. Project requestors receive appropriate content from Creative Services


– Writes content with consistent messaging that is appropriate for all types of media. Research existing materials across multiple mediums to ensure a consistent message that supports the brand. Ensures a consistent message across all media type which builds brand equity.

– Create deliverables that meet requirements of the project; Adapts copy changes to advertising, collateral & point of sale materials. Review and comprehend project request for deliverables to ensure deliverables meet the needs of the requestor. Adapt copy changes to advertising quickly and accurately. Final outputs meet the defined needs of the requestor

– Lead: While performing the duties of a copywriter, the Senior Copywriter must also be a leader in the department. Create and embrace positive change within the department. Continuously work with a value-added mindset by seeing beyond what is required and suggesting improvement and alternative solutions. View issues as challenges for improvement. A leader who sets the tone and example for others on the team.

Qualifications:
5+ years as a copywriter, content manager, or equivalent, experience working in an advertising or interactive agency a plus
Experience writing for the financial field (i.e. white papers, brochures, online, blogs, etc)
BS/BA in journalism, creative writing, technical writing, or equivalent work experience
Strong understanding of writing for multiple mediums within a financial corporate environment
Experienced using technology for project management and efficiencies, e.g. Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, digital asset management
systems, marketing resource management systems.
Understand and utilize web-writing methodology

Skills:
Listening: Practices attentive and active listening; has the patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when
he/she disagrees.

Detail/Action oriented: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; master of details,
takes the time to ensure projects are done accurately and on-time.

Creative and inquisitive: Understands the creative process and working on creative teams; knows what is happening in their segment from a

competitive creative perspective.

Demonstrated Collaborative Skills: and ability to challenge when needed

Clear Communicator and Writer: Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communications settings and styles; can get messages
across that have the desired effect.