Chicago-based marketing communications firm seeks organized and skilled marketing communications writer with strong business-writing background, including interviewing, writing, editing, proofreading and client-management experience. Must have the imagination to understand how we can help companies communicate more effectively, the intelligence to be convincing, and the enthusiasm to fit into our friendly, focused group of talented writers, graphic designers, Web coders and professional staff.
The ideal candidate should understand traditional as well as new media, and be equally comfortable writing newsletter copy, brochures, Web sites, white papers, ads, press releases and blogs. You’ll also do internet research, SEO keyword analysis, and provide feedback to our in-house graphic designers and Web coders. You should also have an advanced understanding of proofreading and AP style. You must be able to thrive in a deadline-driven environment and take time commitments very seriously. Because we don’t have account execs, you will communicate directly with your diverse clients, including accounting and law firms, healthcare providers, management consultants and manufacturers, so experience in these or related industries will be helpful. We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit, which makes this position perfect for someone who can take initiative, make decisions and display leadership in every aspect of what we do.
Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience writing and editing business-to-business communications, be able to handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines with ease. Financial, legal, healthcare or technical writing experience a plus. Convenient downtown Chicago location off Michigan and Wacker; free health club membership in building; friendly group of talented coworkers who value team spirit; flexible hours with no overtime, no office politics, and a culture that values your input and your commitment to our organization. Competitive salary and benefits, including medical and dental and access to a free health club in our building. We understand and appreciate good writing, editing and project management; and if you have a solid track record and a stable job history, this is a great place to do excellent work. To be considered please submit resume, samples and cover letter.