ACD – Content Lead

The Literary Genius

LOCATION

Remote is OK

LEVEL

Mid-level (Freelance to Permalance)

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

8+

One of Ad Age’s “Best Places to Work” for the last 3 years is on the hunt for a creative unicorn. If you are digitally native in your soul and know exactly how to hook a consumer in social and captivate them on a website, we are looking for you.

We’re searching out a copywriting content lead to work directly with a client or two and an ultra-collaborative team of strategists, account managers, CX experts, art directors and motion graphics to deliver world-class paid digital and social programs and website experiences for world-class brands.

We’re searching out a copywriting content lead to work directly with a client or two and an ultra-collaborative team of strategists, account managers, CX experts, art directors and motion graphics to deliver world-class website experiences for world-class brands. The candidate MUST demonstrate a true ability to write long-form content and organizational skills for websites and knowledge of social best practices.

To be considered for this role, pls send samples of the best websites and long-form content you have written.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate and possibly lead a content strategy exercise with an output of an overarching ownable vision, content pillars and insight into how certain channels should be used and content types best distributed in each channel
  • Work with CX/UX team to do a content gap analysis for website development, write UI wayfinding website copy and write missing website content identified in the gap analysis – previous experience in this exercise is critical
  • Participate in the development and execution of 360-degree digital campaigns including paid digital display and social, website development, organic social, eCRM, SMS and more
  • Work with an Art Director to ideate campaign ideas and understand how they will and should be executed
  • Evaluating briefs and writing strategically sound content that connects with the consumers emotional and functional needs are critical to this role
  • Clear communication with teammates about status of project delivery, and what is needed to complete tasks
  • Can operate with ease and calm under a variety of deadline structures; we have some fire drills and sometimes we have an abundance of time
  • Present and sell work in a clear and compelling way to clients and internal teams

Requirements:

  • 8-12 yrs experience spanning creative direction, editorial, copywriting, digital, branded content
  • A writing background is a MUST for this role, the job is hands on writing
  • Deep knowledge and interest in digital media, social media, content & technology
  • Awards, lots of great awards, but not the overbearing ego that sometimes goes with them
  • You are curious, thoughtful and OK if all the answers are not spelled out
  • You’ve worked at large agencies and small ones and freelanced before, so you know how to work in great structure and how to be flexible
  • You’ve stayed current on the latest technologies and trends in the industry and you know how to apply them
  • Proven track record of effectively and efficiently managing your own workload
  • Incredibly strong work ethic, we don’t let each other down
  • Excellent public speaking and pitching skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Google docs, bonus for Figma – you know how to create and manage a copy deck / manuscript
  • Passion, positivity, curiosity, self-motivation, perseverance
  • The ability to thrive in an incredibly fast-paced, entrepreneurial and creatively demanding environment and will have to balance many projects at once with tight deadlines and schedules. So, your problem-solving skills are on-point
  • A KILLER portfolio

***Portfolio is required**

If you’d like to apply, send an email with your resume, portfolio link and 3-5 SHORT bullets as to why YOU FIT the specific criteria we outlined. Please put [ACD – CONTENT] as the subject line – iwannawork@scrum50.com.

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