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Copywriter in Chicago, IL, USA

Looking for: Copywriter
Budget: Negotiable

Chicago Public Schools is seeking a Copywriter to support our Marketing team in drafting and editing content for a variety of print, web and information graphic pieces connected to an annual report style project. Microsoft Office proficiency is required. Adobe Creative Suite proficiency is a plus.


  • Participate in planning meetings
  • Conduct interviews with key stakeholders to gather information needed to develop copy
  • Synthesize copy drafts and notes created by different people into a single, cohesive narrative
  • Conduct research to find supporting information and material needed to develop copy
  • Draft original copy based on research and notes to match the requested material format
  • Edit and proofread copy for accuracy and clarity
  • Work with translation team to have copy translated
  • Work with graphic design and web team to ensure proper placement and implementation of copy


  • 6 or more years of experience working for a marketing or creative industry agency, in house department, or freelancing for a large organization
  • Experience working on high visibility projects with large distribution quantities
  • Experience synthesizing information at various stages of completion into a cohesive final draft.
  • Experience write long-format copy for multi-page booklets and annual reports
  • Experience writing short-format copy for posters, flyers infographics and other collateral
  • Experience writing full web page copy
  • Spanish language skills a plus


  • Strong work ethic with a focus on client service
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and creative thinking skills
  • Ability to deliver assignments on deadline for different platforms and different audiences
  • Ability to balance competing priorities, take feedback, demonstrate good judgment and operate effectively within a team
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced work environment with frequent changes
  • Adept at multi-tasking while maintaining a calm and productive work demeanor
  • Feels sense of urgency in accomplishing goals and objectives
  • Maintains a high level of awareness in the interests and motivations of others
  • Acts with integrity and demonstrates an unyielding commitment to continuous improvement
  • Maintains an unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels


  • On-Site

Pay Scale:

  • Single Project Contract

Project Length:

  • January – March 2019

Job Type:

  • Contract

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Are you looking to pay or is this a collaboration?
Pay to hire someone

Is this ongoing work or a one off job?
Ongoing work

How would you prefer to pay?
Day rate

What’s your day rate budget range? (USD)
$250-350 (Industry average)

Do you have an estimate of the job or project length?
A few months

Are you a company or individual hiring?

Do you have internal sign off on the hire?

Do you need to hire for a specific city, country or place?
Yes, they need to be at a location (give location in job title)

When do you want to have the freelancer secured by?
2-3 weeks

What is most important for this job?

Twine can guarantee 3 relevant freelancers for an upfront fee of $650/£500. Would you like to know more?

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Do you have a job specification or creative brief?
Yes (please enter this in the description)

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Chicago Public Schools
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