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Entry-level Copywriter

Posted 2 months ago

Position Title

Entry-level Copywriter

Job Summary

Entry-level copywriter with the opportunity of working directly with the WWC creative team and our B2B and consumer clients to create compelling and engaging messaging across multimedia channels — including TV, radio, print, web, social, digital and collateral.

Responsibilities

You are an opportunity generator and an idea creator.
Engage in and execute strategic and creative development
Work with team members to create compelling and engaging concepts/copy/content for a variety of clients and media channels
Search out most current technologies and stay abreast of industry activity relating to our client portfolio
Ensuring all materials are grammatically correct and typo-free!

Requirements

Education — Yes. You must be educated. Degree in Advertising, Journalism, English—or stand-up comedy.
Experience — Everyone has experience. Yours should have contributed to the development of a creative mind with fresh ideas, team spirit, and a strong work ethic.
Knowledge — Increase your’s every day–not only in the discipline of writing but in the industries and spheres of our clients
Engagement— You are expected to add to the energy and capabilities of our team.
Technology— Comfortable knowledge Word, Pages.
Other— Our offices are located in Spring Street Studios off Taylor and I-10. Although we generally work remotely, work at the office is required as warranted or requested.

Contact

Lee Wheat
lee@wholewheatcreative.com
Whole Wheat Creative

Copywriter – Aquent

Posted 7 months ago

Position General Description

This is a long term temporary role (8+ months) with Aquent’s client. Talent must sit onsite 40 hrs per week at downtown client location. Seeking ideally a candidate with some ad agency background and/or creative writing experience.

Summary

The Copywriter is responsible for conceptualizing, researching, writing and editing content for all marketing initiatives. This person is responsible for bringing the brand voice to life and maintaining corporate branding guidelines and standards for multiple retail electricity brands. The Copywriter will work directly with the marketing team, designers and developers to keep content fresh, dynamic and persuasive across various media channels including but not limited to web, email, direct mail, video, blogs, retail and events. Proven experience as copywriter or similar role is a must. Along with your application, please submit samples or links to your published work.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  • Create engaging, relevant, original copy for digital media and print campaigns, retail experiences and sales collateral
  • Understand business goals/products/objectives and translate those messages to the customer clearly and effectively
  • Collaborate with designers and marketing team to develop and execute creative strategies
  • Participate in strategic, creative brainstorming sessions that produce fresh ideas
  • Assumes responsibility for ensuring that the copy on projects fulfills the creative vision devised by project stakeholders
  • Responsible for maintaining corporate standards for all published written material
  • Remain current on the latest technology, interactive tools, industry trends, content management, usability and design methodologies
  • Responsible for proofreading and reviewing all written content

Education

  • Bachelors Degree in English, Journalism, Advertising, Marketing or related field

Experience

  • 3 + years of advertising/marketing copywriting experience
  • Experience writing creative content for emails, direct mail, websites, video, print campaigns and events
  • Experience collaborating with multiple teams and job functions
  • Industry experience in energy, wireless, airline, banking, insurance, consumer products is preferred
  • Editorial portfolio review required (writing samples)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong interest in addressing and advocating for the end-user experience
  • Broad understanding of how strategy translates into concept, brand and the importance of consistency in voice
  • Excellent copywriting, editing, proofreading and grammar skills
  • Strong verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong project management and collaborative skills
  • Mastery of MS Office programs
  • Bilingual skillset a plus

Contact Michelle Yelverton at mhadley@aquent.com

Part-time Board Operator

Posted 8 months ago

iHeartMedia is looking for a part-time Board Operator

The Board Operator provides programming and control board support to On-Air Talent.

Job Overview

  • Operates control board for studios and remote programming
  • Regulates program timing, operates syndicated programming and plays commercials
  • Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming
    from the master control room
  • Supports off-air commercial production, dubbing music to hard disk and programming
    automation computers
  • Protects the station’s license by censoring live programs and deleting words/phrases not
    permitted on air
  • Executes playlists for server, tape, or simulcast programming
  • Assists with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets
    federally mandates broadcast standards
  • Processes time-out programming for accurate playback
  • Monitors and updates weather, traffic and news reports into automation equipment
  • Checks studio equipment for proper functioning and notifies Engineering of technical
    malfunctions affecting the quality of the broadcast.
  • Screens in-coming phone calls and selectively chooses callers or On-Air Talent and talk shows.
  • Handles emergency inserts (e.g. news updates, breaking stories, alert systems tests, etc.)

Requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Adobe Audition or similar audio editing software, Wide Orbit or similar automation system
  • Time management and attention to detail
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Flexibility in work schedule, including evenings, overnight and weekends
  • Functions well in a fast-paced environment with tight timeframes and multiple demands
  • Works well in a team environment
  • 6 months in a related role
  • High School diploma

To apply for this job go to http://www.iheartmediacareers.com

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