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Copy Editor

Marion, IA

Job Information:

The Copy Editor position is a key contributor to an expanding marketing team and would be responsible for maintaining product copy across multiple platforms. Key responsibilities include writing, editing, and managing digital and print collateral, research, content distribution, trade show support, and website content management. In addition, contribute to various marketing projects and initiatives.

Content Development

  • Write, edit, proofread and maintain copy for advertising, website, brochures, catalogs, printed materials, email campaigns, social media, presentations, articles, press releases and other copy in collaboration with senior leadership, marketing team members and other internal staff.
  • Assist in competitive market research that effectively promotes company brand awareness.
  • Manage drafts through the final edit and approval process.
  • Perform audits of all communications and collaborate with team members to revise as needed.
  • Ensure that internal and external communications are consistent with company brand messaging and guidelines.
  • Organize and maintain all content for print and online materials.

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, Communications, Advertising, Marketing or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of proven copywriting, and/or advertising experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Superior knowledge and understanding of grammar, spelling, and punctuation in the English language.
  • Solid editing and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.
  • Ability to translate data into promotional materials, etc. into a conversational tone, voice and personality that will effectively engage various target audiences.
  • Must be able to manage multiple copy editing projects from concept to completion within the allotted timeframes and aggressive deadlines.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Willing to learn new skills, expand knowledge, and adapt to technological and business changes.
  • Self-motivated and assertive – able to work independently with little direction.
  • Detail oriented and precise in work and communication.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound business judgment.
  • Strong fact checking skills
  • Meticulous proofreading
  • Deadline driven

Required Technical Skills

  • Experience in content management systems for editing and website maintenance.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Applying for:

Copy Editor

Legacy Manufacturing

(.DOC, .DOCX, .PDF, .RTF, .TXT, .ODT, .PAGES, .WPS up to 2MB)

Posted 02/04/18

Job ID: 35081568