Copywriter

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  • Location: McLean, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8052

Job Type: Contract   
Expectation: Remote

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively understanding and gaining knowledge of our brands, target audiences and competitor activities.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to interpret and write creative briefs.
  • Develop creative ideas and concepts, often in partnership with the Creative Director and Senior Designers.
  • Write clear, persuasive, original copy through the various iterations of the project.
  • Present and provide business rationale for creative ideas to our internal stakeholders for approval and development.
  • Evolve, revise or redevelop advertisements or campaigns in response to feedback from the Creative Director, or internal stakeholders.
  • Use campaign performance data to understand the effectiveness of campaigns and apply key learnings to future camapigns

What are we looking for?

  • Ability to work on multiple campaigns for various internal brand clients at once, often in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Strong presentation and communication skills with the ability to inspire and sell creative rationale to senior management, and cross functional teams
  • Staying up-to-date with popular culture and trends
  • Self-motivation, flexibility, stamina and the ability to adapt
  • Confidence, enthusiasm and determination
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Resilience with ability to accept criticism of your work
  • Market awareness with the ability to understand the target audiences
  • Collaboration, with ability to work in partnership with stakeholders across multiple functions
  • Ability to form strong working relationships quickly

To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of professional work experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong copy editing skills
  • Write excellent, clear copy in a variety of styles with accurate spelling and grammar
  • Excellent research skills
  • Comfort working on a range of projects from short-form (like headlines) to longer-form (like brand positioning)

It would be helpful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Have an interest in popular culture, new trends and styles
  • Experience working at a creative agency
  • Experience in hospitality or consumer brands
  • 5+ years of copyediting and copywriting
  • BA/BS Bachelor's Degree in English, Communication, Journalism or relative field

Work Requirements: 
Due to client requirements, applicants must be willing and able to work on a W2 basis. For our W2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision benefits, 401(k) with company matching, and life insurance.

About us:
Established in 1998, Ntelicor provides hard to find IT talent and flexible staffing and IT solutions to Fortune 50 and companies of all sizes. We dedicate ourselves to our clients’ unique needs and rapidly and efficiently deploy our specialists and solutions. As our team continues to grow, we look forward to providing our clients and our people with extraordinary value and service for years to come.

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