Advantage Solutions Copywriter in Chicago, Illinois
You are a piping hot, bottomless cup of fresh ideas, bold concepts, and creative solutions to your client’s business problems. Your day-to-day involves generating ideas, developing concepts, and driving forward creative solutions. You stay in constant conversation with the world, keeping your eyes and ears open everywhere you go because inspiration can come from anywhere: A midday walk. Reddit forum. Dinner menu. Or your next Lyft. Your well-organized thinking transfers seamlessly across various mediums and brand voices. You are brimming with emotional intelligence and a fearless collaborative spirit. You use your powers to connect people, ideas, and brands with storytelling that grabs attention and serves its audience.
Skills & Abilities:
Sharp writing in a variety of brand voices
Ability to concept and generate a volume of ideas
Ability and willingness to stay on top of current trends and industry knowledge
Passion for the outdoors and/or automotive activities
Strong eye for detail
Ability to quickly absorb and process information
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Openness to receive and incorporate feedback into work
Good grasp on time management and prioritization; ability to manage work happening on multiple teams in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Collaborative spirit; ability to work well in a team and with a range of people
An aptitude to comfortably vary voice, style, and other characteristics demanded by the industry, client, or target audience
Interest in working with post production partners
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Google Docs and Slides
Collaborate with Art Directors and teams to generate a volume of ideas and concepts
Research and understand client's needs, brand, products, audience, and competition
Write original copy that is clear, concise, and grammatically correct for a wide range of materials (technical, short form, long form, headlines, etc.)
Stay engaged on projects from kick-off to completion
Remain a student of the industry and culture, keeping your eyes, ears, and mind open to produce new ideas for clients and the agency
Build positive working relationships with all team members, vendors, and clients
The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
The Copywriter develops content and communication for advertising and marketing campaigns for the agency. Responsible for all aspects of agency copywriting projects, taking projects from original conception through completion, a single point of contact for those projects, participates in brainstorming sessions, and crafts compelling messages to convey a concept and support a design.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Creative Marketing Development
Create written communications that effectively communicate and sell the developed marketing concepts both internally and externally
Write copy for product-related marketing and sales collateral, retail communication, email and online merchandising assets, and corporate documents
Develop and implement copy that supports Clients’ objectives
- Participate in brainstorming sessions to develop ideas into program executions
Manage and organize multiple jobs and projects on a daily basis
Work within program/project budgets and identify cost-savings and revenue-building areas
Keep team members, supervisors, clients informed of all relevant issues as they arise
Customer / Client Relations
Build strong internal relationships with Field Marketing, Account Services, and the Production department teams
Participate in new business efforts
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements
Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job
Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Field of Study/Area of Experience:
-English, journalism, marketing, mass communications or equivalent job-related experience
- 1-3 years of experience in an ad agency or marketing firm, or within a corporate advertising department (strong portfolio or professional and/or speculative creative work required with examples of writing/thinking to demonstrate abilities)
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Strong written communication and verbal communication skills
Strong prioritization skills
Good interpersonal skills
Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment
Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
Team building Skills
Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
Knowledge in the marketing industry, stay on top of current trends and the latest pop-culture news
Ability to exercise sound judgment
Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Office / Sedentary Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-IL-Chicago | US-MN-Minneapolis
Primary Posting Location : City Boston
Primary Posting Location : State/Province MA
Primary Posting Location : Postal Code 02101
Primary Posting Location : Country US
Requisition ID 2023-430036
Position Type Full Time
Category Creative & Product Services
Minimum USD $65,000.00/Yr.
Maximum USD $78,000.00/Yr.