Marketing Communications Copy Writer

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Aquent’s Charlotte energy client is looking for a contract Marketing Communications Copy Writer for a 3+ month, on-site, 40 hrs/wk contract. The writer/editor will be tasked with creating customer communication from large business to consumer including (but not limited to): direct mail, web copy, email promotions, etc. In addition, talent will “scrub” draft content provided by the content owners of the various pages, for voice and style, as well as for grammar and punctuation. The writer should strive to achieve brevity and clarity, removing corporate jargon wherever possible. The writer/editor will consult with the content owner to ensure edited content is factually correct, and with members of the New Media team to discuss content needs. The writer/editor should have excellent writing skills, with extensive experience in writing for all forms of communication. He/she should be highly familiar with and have practice applying AP style, and a keen eye for detail and consistency. The ideal candidate will also have experience in the electric utility industry or a related field, and the ability to “translate” technical content into Plain English for the reader.