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Marketing Content Writer

Dubuque/Cedar Rapids

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Marketing Content Writer

Reports to: Public Relations Specialist, Brittani Wilson
Status: Part-Time; 20-30 hours per week
Schedule: A set schedule must be made but hours/days are flexible
Rate: Commensurate with level of writing and experience
Eligible for Benefits: None


Plaid Swan is a fast paced, full service marketing communications firm. We deliver visually exciting, compelling communications; scheduling that is tactically strong; campaigns that shift both opinion and consumers in our client’s direction.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for an enthusiastic content writer to pitch, research, and write in-depth, long-form content for articles, whitepapers, and blogs, as well as contribute to public relations plans. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in academic, journalistic, or business writing. He or she will be responsible for delivering high-quality, publishable content. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and create exceptional written content, we want to hear from you.

•Assist on several client accounts across the agency
•Assist with and provide input on special PR projects, including but not limited to research, preparing presentations and event logistics such as set up, duration and teardown
•Write excellent, engaging articles and content for our clients.
•Provide quality assurance on all deliverables.
•Edit and proofing client and agency materials
•Review incoming HAROs
•Communicate and build relationships with media
•Work as part of overall client team
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience Requested:
•Strong research background. This would potentially include journalists, public policy writers, educators and others.
•Excellent professional writing and editing ability.
•2+ years of professional writing experience.
•Background in journalism or public relations is strongly preferred.
•Strong portfolio of work.
•Broad understanding of strategic marketing, traditional media, and the digital marketing landscape.

•Higher education degree in journalism or communications is highly desired.

Think you’re what we’re looking for? Prove it. Pitch yourself to us with your cover letter, resume and 3 writing samples by January 1, 2017.

Plaid Swan
PO Box 1623
Dubuque, IA 52004


Posted 12/20/16

Job ID: 20860850
Mactive ID: 43878