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SENIOR COPYWRITER

 

Are you a versatile writer and strategic thinker who can work on everything from creative marketing copy for print and digital communications to content marketing and highly substantive thought leadership for our nationally recognized clients?

 

Our creative agency needs your superior writing skills and ability to think strategically to help push the creative boundaries for our Fortune 100 clients as you develop on-target messaging that drives engagement. You’ll develop both technical and creative B2B and B2B2C content using short, plain-speak copy with clear, on-point messaging. You’ll be able to adapt messaging across all marketing content, including direct mail, email, presentations, fact sheets, websites, social media, videos and other communications. And you’ll use your editorial skills to ensure every detail in the content is delivered with the exceptional accuracy our clients demand.

 

Projects are often highly complex, including variable copy for dynamically generated content, multiple versions and multiple channels. You'll be challenged to ask thoughtful, probing questions to gain the insights needed to position content effectively. You will manage your own workflow with demanding deadlines and interact seamlessly with other team members to keep projects on schedule.

 

We’re looking for….

  • A seasoned professional with at least 7 years professional marketing experience
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, including the ability to adapt style, tone and voice to best suit each client and medium
  • An analytical mind and ability to use client data to develop and optimize creative strategies
  • Ability to think visually and work with designers to create highly effective communications
  • Excellent organizational skills to work independently and manage projects with many moving parts
  • Detail-oriented approach to ensure accuracy and compliance with style, usage and brand guidelines
  • Knowledge of both AP style and Chicago Manual of Style
  • Understanding of financial services content a big plus

 

Must be someone who contributes daily to the success of the company and has a highly responsive approach. Full-time position includes health and retirement benefits.

 

All three are required for consideration.

Start date: immediately

PROJECT  MANAGER

Are you a highly organized and responsive project manager who lives and breathes the smallest details? Do you like the challenge of managing multiple, complex projects on tight deadlines? Do you constantly look for ways to make things better? If so, we want to talk to you.

 

We looking for an experienced project manager with a minimum of five years in a corporate or agency environment and a solid understanding of print, digital and video workflows. This is a hybrid position combining your skills as a project manager and client-facing account contact for a variety of company operations. You’ll manage the production schedules, due dates and workflow for multiple projects simultaneously; manage calendars for team members; manage studio, talent bookings and contracts; help continually improve administrative and software processes for managing projects. You will also be responsible for managing client-driven changes on projects and that standards and client needs are being met on a continuous basis.

 

Requirements:

• Minimum of 5 years in a project management role

• B.A. or B.S. or higher

 

Proficiencies:

• Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel

 

Additional desired proficiencies:

• Adobe InDesign

• Wrike project management

 

 Specific Responsibilities:

• Manage client inflows to in-house project management system for all new creative projects

• Assign and manage internal and external resources to accomplish goals and meet deadlines

• Monitor and maintain up-to-the-minute tracking of the status of all projects in progress

• Prepare weekly and quarterly activity reports and time reports for all projects

• Capture and distribute meeting notes related to project needs (kickoff calls, client reviews, etc.) from both internal and client teams

• Make minor revisions to source files (Word, InDesign, etc.) to keep projects moving more quickly

 

Full-time position includes health and retirement benefits.

Send your cover letter, resume and salary history to: jobs@chicagocreativegroup.com

Start date: immediately