• Copywriter & Content Writer, NY New York
  • Pioneer Millworks in New York, , United States
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  • 5 days ago

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Copywriter & Content Writer

We are looking for a Copywriter & Content Writer to join our inhouse marketing team at New Energy Works & Pioneer Millworks. This position is a writing and relationship building position that uses these talents to advance the brands and drive leads. It is an implementing position that creates copy for advertisements, press releases, social media, blogs, articles and... helps organize external events, awards, and media appearances.

Concepting and communication is a big piece of the role — so we’re focused on finding the right cultural fit for open collaboration. If you like to bounce ideas around with teammates, take craftspersonship in your work, and find that openness in failing-forward is your kind of people then please reach out; we’d love to chat with you.

Specific details:

· On-site position in Farmington, NY

· Reports to Marketing & Creative Director

· Full-time (40 hours a week), Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm

· $22 - $32 per hour

Below are things the position will do:

Public Relations

· Works to build relationships within the local NY and OR business community and department heads for networking purposes (manages memberships, networking events calendars, learning opportunities).

· Writes press releases and story pitches to traditional and digital media.

· Creates/maintains relationships with editors of media and freelance writers.

· Conducts interviews with clients, partners, and coworkers. Will not need to be brand representative but arranges quotes and interviews with those that are.

· Works relentlessly to get the story with timely follow-up and flexibility.

· Creates & manages external events and works with coworkers to implement external events for publicity.

· Works to get leadership on earned televisions, radio, and podcasts.

· Works with the Creative Director, Board, and Executive Leadership to handle crisis communication.

Content Creation

· Works to increase followers and interactions on all brands social media channels by creating and posting engaging content and comments.

· Writes social media copy that flows with marketing objectives, has a CTA that generated leads, and tells our story.

· Takes photography and video of our products, people, and projects.

o Light editing of photography/video to create engaging visuals.

· Maintains blogs for both companies, posting on average 1 story per blog a week.

· Provides copywriting support to other content areas such as print advertising, collateral, digital tactics, and video scripts as needed.

· Manages paid posts on owned social media platforms & partners platforms.

· Research new social media/content channels as they emerge. Presents them to Creative Director for overall strategy consideration.

Below are things the position will need to be successful:

• Minimum 4 years of work experience in Public Relations with content creation (in-house, agency, or freelance) or copywriting for marketing as part of an in-house team.

• Experience with content technology including Content Management Systems (CMS) for websites, social media managers/schedulers, analytics platforms.

• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite for copy and light-editing of photos

• Enjoys talking with others and making connections: you love a chance to get out of your seat and talk to people, and a day of 3 phone interviews doesn’t scare you in the slightest.

• Ability to write both creatively but without superlatives.

• Casual photography & video skill – editing through apps on phone.

• Experience with content management systems for social media.

• Attention to detail, proficient use of grammar and spelling.

• Demonstrated organizational skills; reliable, excellent follow through.

• Positive and approachable demeanor with excellent communication skills.

• Ability to take feedback and work in a team humbly.

• Ability to work with and integrate with a variety of coworkers, clients, and partners.

• Self-motivated to get content & meet deadlines.

• Strong work ethic.

• Is on the forefront of technology to keep us latest/greatest in the social spaces.

To apply, please send, electronically, a cover letter about why you’d like to work with us, your resume, and three writing samples OR an online portfolio site. Applications WITHOUT cover letters will NOT be reviewed
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