Senior Copywriter

Committee for Children (CFC) is a nonprofit working globally to foster children’s social-emotional development and prevent bullying, violence, and child abuse. Our research-based social-emotional learning programs are used in more than 25,000 schools in the US and 70 countries around the world. These programs help more than 13 million children each year stay safe, respect themselves and others, succeed in school today, and build a better world for tomorrow.

The senior copywriter will produce persuasive and relatable copy and concepts that resonate with educators, decision makers, and advocates. He or she will write a variety of CFC marketing and communications materials—including B2B marketing and advocacy pieces—in a consistent voice that accurately and effectively represents the CFC and Second Step brands.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Gain and maintain a current and deep understanding of CFC’s products, research, and target audiences
  • Maintain knowledge of industry and marketing communications trends, and incorporate new ideas into relevant projects
  • Develop broad marketing messages that can be conveyed across a variety of vehicles, and team up with the appropriate partners to develop and execute concepts for products and marketing initiatives
  • Maintain a high-quality brand voice for CFC and its associated brands through all marketing channels—including websites, advertising, sales materials, videos, and more—to ensure consistent brand and product messaging is used across channels
  • Incorporate all changes and suggestions from internal department reviewers, business partners, and legal and compliance reviewers
  • Deliver work on time to ensure creative workflow runs smoothly on a daily basis, and keep creative managers and project owners informed and up to date on project statuses
  • Problem-solve and communicate directly with internal partners to interpret their job requests and needs, while also suggesting ideas in a proactive manner
  • Coordinate and manage external copywriting and/or vendor resources
  • Write or help refine internal and external communication materials, such as speeches, white papers, press releases, sales letters, bulletins, and other related marketing and communications materials
  • Support the invention of product names and slogans that may appear in curriculum and promotional materials for CFC products
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in English, journalism, communication, or related
  • 5–7 years’ experience as a copywriter or freelancer in a marketing capacity
  • Background in agency or marketing environment highly preferred
  • Background in teaching or education field and/or experience with education marketing copywriting
  • Ability to work independently or in a collaborative team environment, and strong project/time management skills
  • Exceptional creative thinking and writing, with the ability to concept and brainstorm in team environments
  • Ability to support a marketing narrative across multiple projects

How to Apply

Applications for this position are accepted through our online application process only. Please submit your letter of interest and resume in a single document when applying online at: https://careers-hrpmsi.icims.com/jobs/2381/senior-copywriter/login

 

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