Senior Copywriter/Content Strategist

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Are you a true city person? Do you keep your finger on the pulse of festivals, restaurants, social trends and everything there is to love about city life? If so, we need to talk!

envisionit, an award-winning digital agency in Chicago, has a really exciting opening for a skilled Senior Copywriter/Content Strategist that is ready to come in and own content strategy and creation in the event and travel space. This will be a fun, challenging and rewarding position that will offer unique perks such as trying new places within the city as they open: restaurants, plays, local events - keeping you connected to the exciting world of city life.

As a Senior Copywriter/Content Strategist, you’ll need a good understanding of digital and how people consume content. You’ll be responsible for generating ideas and managing content plans across multiple channels, both online and offline. Most importantly, you’ll also be putting “pen to paper” and writing for many topics and channels, juggling deadlines and priorities with a dedicated team and support system around you. This is a deliverable-centric job that is not only responsible for producing content, but also having an important role in strategy.

If you are equal parts journalist, writer, ideator, editor, proofreader and a true city-lover, please drop us a line! 


Role Responsibilities:

Ideation & Content Strategy

  • Drive overarching content strategy across the website, digital platforms, email, and print channels

  • Audit content for relevance and quality, assessing it against insights and marketing objectives 

  • Develop and maintain an editorial content calendar across multiple channels

  • Monitor subject matter developments and trends, suggesting new or updated content that is relevant and engaging

  • Brainstorm with the team to consistently generate new ideas for buzz-worthy content

Content Creation/Copywriting

  • Be lead copywriter across a variety of topics for multiple platforms (website, email, blog articles, social media, guides, etc.)

  • Have the creative chops and writing mastery to understand how to write both in short-form and long-form, leveraging what’s appropriate for each channel

  • Research and organize facts and sources for your pieces, speaking with primary research sources when necessary

  • Coordinate with marketing and design teams to include appropriate visuals for written pieces, understanding that both the visual and the verbal make for excellent content

  • Have an understanding and appreciation of SEO strategy as it applies to content (or be eager to learn!)

Editing & Proofreading

  • Edit and proofread content across multiple formats for all relevant channels

  • Ensure all-around consistency for style, voice and tone

  • Pay very close attention to detail, showing off your skills in near perfect grammar and proficiency in editing

Content Maintenance & Management

  • Schedule and conduct ongoing content audits on the website to ensure all content is up-to-date.  

  • Revisit and evolve editorial calendar throughout the year.

  • Recommend how to evolve topics and formats to increase audience engagement and interaction with content. 

Communication & Team Collaboration

  • Communicate with team, clients, and interview sources to understand goals to devise winning pieces

  • Have fun with the team, clients and partnerships, building relationships and camaraderie for an all-around positive working environment

  • Be comfortable and skilled at presenting your ideas and work to clients and internal stakeholders, clearly explaining rationale and recommendations

  • Be a highly accountable individual, doing your part alongside project managers, designers, web team and others for the collective success


Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism or related field

  • Minimum of 5 years copywriting, journalism or blogging experience with relevant work samples

  • Strong editing and proofreading skills with exceptional attention to detail 

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently across multiple projects and deadlines

  • Experience entering content directly into a website CMS or willingness to learn

  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent writing projects to deadline without sacrificing quality

  • Proven experience working in a team environment; Interpersonal skills must be stellar

Writing samples required for consideration.


Salary will be commensurate with experience. And our benefits are pretty sweet, too.

Due to the high volume of applicants, we are not currently accepting phone calls about employment opportunities. Please visit our website to learn more about envisionit: http://www.envisionitagency.com

envisionit is an equal opportunity employer and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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