Senior Copywriter

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organization:Oregon Catholic Press
position summary:

A leader in multiple levels of copywriting from B2B to B2C, online, web, direct mail, e-newsletters, catalogs, advertising, and more. The Senior Copywriter is someone that thinks quickly and outside traditional models and approaches. Someone who is bursting with ideas, a great writer and project manager who is dedicated, passionate and committed to getting things done. This position will lead projects as assigned, proofread new and existing copy for marketing, web, internal and external communications. Must be detail oriented, have a proven ability to meet deadlines and organize and prioritize workload. The Senior Copywriter can work independently as well as work in close partnership with others.

KEY DUTIES: • Ability to write good, clear, imaginative copy for a variety of mediums with accurate spelling and grammar referencing the CNS Style Guide. • Develop new ideas and concepts and imagine your way into the mind of the target audience. • Researches and gathers information from all sources involved for each project to ensure accuracy and develop creative briefs. • Basic familiarity with web media and technology. • Experience in writing for the web applying SEO techniques. • Works within established time-schedules for each project. Manages assigned projects to ensure they are completed within established time frames and deadlines. • Maintains and updates computer files and hard-copy file for all projects. • Preserve appropriate records and support documentation on an on-going basis. • Acts as a company support and information source for all writing, editing and proofreading activities.

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Salary / Pay Rate:DOE
Required Skills and Abilities:JOB EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: • 5-8 years experience in copywriting for advertising, marketing sales, catalogs and promotional projects • At least 2 years of experience in a lead copywriting role • Project management experience • Proven ability to develop copywriting that carries through a multi-level media campaign. SPECIALIZED SKILLS: • Highly motivated self-starter • Able to work with a wide range of personality types and basically get along with all of them. • Strong creative writing abilities that are clear, concise and persuasive. • Excellent grammar, spelling and syntax skills • Creative approach to problem solving, make good decisions and work well under pressure and deadlines • Familiarity with QuarkExpress, InDesign and HTML a plus.
Qualifications:EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor’s degree in English Journalism or other closely related field. • Project management certification or training a plus.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer