POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is a critical component of the Creative Team and works closely with the creative director, other copywriters and account managers. The work involves developing concepts and copy to be used in a wide variety of projects for business-to-business and consumer marketing communications. Projects may include branding platforms; print, broadcast and outdoor advertising; collateral materials; corporate identities; displays and exhibits; videos, newsletters; news releases; and promotional tools. The Creative Copywriter/Account Coordinator also will be involved in writing copy for digital marketing projects, such as websites, e-blasts, e-newsletters, billboard/banner ads and social media.

Copywriting

The development of creative concepts through finished copy that best communicates the client’s message... following set marketing goals...keeping consistent with an established image.  Work within a time-management system in order to meet all deadlines and keep billable hours.  During the creative process, submit all rough copy and concepts to the creative director, keeping supervisor informed and updated on progress.  Assisting with production of audio and video projects will also be a must.

Editing & Proofreading

Edit rough copy, checking grammar, punctuation, etc.; proof final copy, layouts and finished art in order to catch errors and check corrections. As “master proofreader,” coordinate other proofreaders to ensure that jobs are as accurate as possible in terms of content and style.

Account Management

In the absence of an AE, or on assigned regular basis, follow up with clients regarding layout and copy changes, etc., and take client calls. Responsible for providing clients with answers to specific questions within realm of knowledge, researching those that are not known off-hand and responding to client requests in an appropriate, timely manner. Attend outside functions and planning meetings as requested by AEs.

Booking and Coordinating

Procure props if necessary for video shoots; assist in talent bookings; coordinate special events – handling purchase orders and contracts; act as production assistant during special events.

Client Contact

Engage in client contact when required; developing a rapport and maintain a professional relationship as assigned by AEs.

Working with Others

Cooperate and work with others on creative team.

Job Responsibilities:

Education Required

Experience/Expertise Required

Full Time Position is based at our main office in Pekin, IL (Peoria IL Metro area) 

Compensation and Benefits: