Copywriter in Chicago, IL, USA
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
- Single Project Contract
- January – March 2019
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$250-350 (Industry average)
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A few months
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