Strategist/Copywriter

Job Location

Remote with 25% Travel

Type of Job

Full Time

About the Position

We have an open role for a Strategist. In addition to a mix of marketing expertise and business understanding, we’re looking for a strong copywriter who is a creative problem solver, with the ability to paint pictures with words and to make complicated ideas simple and understandable. From verbal identities to social media post copy to media pitches, we want someone who can run with an idea from concept to client presentation to execution. (This person should also be extremely passionate about grammar.) This role will work with our Director of Creative Services and our Director of Brand Communications, on both the brand creation and execution areas of our work. If you are entrepreneurial, ambitious and looking for an opportunity to be an integral part of a creative team, we want to hear from you!

 

  • This is a full-time role with benefits including health insurance, 401k matching, paid time off and more.

  • It requires a minimum of 4+ years of agency experience.

  • We currently have team members in Ohio, California, North Carolina and Washington. Location is flexible for this role, but would ideally be located in Ohio.

  • This is a work-from-home role, with up to 25% travel.

 

A few of the requirements:

 

Brand Strategy & Communications Expertise

  • Ability to provide high-level concepting, ideation and copywriting for a wide range of  deliverables 

  • Experience crafting brand identity elements including brand words, positioning, mission, vision, taglines and other elements

  • Understands clients’ business challenges and can design craft verbal identities based on business objectives.

  • Takes a holistic approach to verbal identity; can own the brand story for clients across channels, maintaining voice and vision

  • Flawless copywriting skills across an array of mediums

  • Applies creative and strategic thinking to naming projects for hospitality experiences, companies, restaurants, bars & hotels.

  • Drafts pitches and press releases and other supporting materials (bios, fact sheets, etc.) for client announcements.

 

Strategic, Creative & Innovative Thinking 

  • Is highly creative and competent at communicating ideas; consistently brings “Bright Ideas” for driving revenue and increasing client relevance to key audiences.

  • Strong integrated marketing communications skills and knowledge across a broad spectrum of tactics.

 

Requirements:

  • 4+ yrs. relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-moving environment

  • Strategic and intellectually agile

  • Demonstrated cross-functional leadership experience

  • Solid knowledge of integrated marketing within an agency account management environment

  • Experience creating brand identities for immersive experiences

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Adobe Creative Suite

  • Sound analytical skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; comfortable building relationships in a remote work environment

  • This is a work-from-home role, with approximately 25% travel

 

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Note

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.