Copywriter
Brand: G2 Promotional Marketing
Req#: 159347
Updated: 07/09/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago, IL
Category: Creative
Salary: Salary
Benefits: Benefits Eligible
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Job Description

 We are searching for an exceptional Copywriter to join our team within our Promotional Marketing practice area of G2 USA, Chicago, IL!

The Copywriter writes promotional, print, POS, digital and collateral creative from concept through completion. He or she works hand in hand with an art director to promote the product or service in a manner that will appeal to the target audience and generate a response. Specifically, this role will focus on clients in the CPG category, primarily through heavy digital/shopper marketing needs.
 

MAJOR FUNCTIONS - Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Build concepts and copy that are on strategy and meet communications objectives
  • Utilize excellent discretion to help translate the strategic platform and client voice into a believable and persuasive activation mechanism in the marketplace
  • Partner with colleagues for all aspects of final production of creative projects to which he/she is assigned
  • Work in a team environment with art director, account management, project management, strategy and production
  • Participate in developing and executing internal and/or client presentations
  • Develop copy strategies that are compelling and in-line with brand look and feel
  • Review final proofs and attend press checks
  • Manage time and budgets as required
  • Communicate daily status of all deliverables to Creative Director
  • Remain current with integrated marketing campaign tactics, design/industry trends and advances in technology
Skills/Requirements

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS 

  • 5+ years digital/promotional/shopper marketing agency experience required
  • 2+ years experience working on retail, CPG accounts required
  • Polished presentation skills
  • Ability to think visually as well as verbally 
  • Ability to develop headlines and copy for multiple mediums
  • Shows initiative, self starter, demonstrates proactively, and creative problem solver
  • The imagination to create ideas, words and pictures that will interest consumers and generate the desired action with regard to the product or service
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate the ability to articulate thoughts clearly
  • Ability to multi-task in a demanding, deadline-driven environment
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrates a desire to continually learn and grow
  • Team player, earning and distributing respect in all interactions

Only applicants who submit a link to their portfolios will be considered.

To apply online, please click the following link: https://www.hirebridge.com/v3/application/applink.aspx?cid=6084&jid=159347


G2 USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs.

With the high volume of replies we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience. 

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