DATE: July 2013REPORTS TO: Director of CommunicationsPOSITION TITLE: Communications Coordinator and CopywriterGROUP: Marketing and MembershipPROGRAM TEAM: Creative Advisory TeamI. QUALIFICATIONSA college degree in journalism, marketing or communications (or equivalent work experience) with an emphasis in copywriting, creative copy development, editing and proofreading. Ability to organize, manage time, and work on multiple projects in a fast-paced team environment with proven clarity and creativity in all forms of written communication. Previous copywriting, editing and proofreading experience required with at least one to two years of work experience, in an agency or in-house copywriting, editorial, or marketing team. Internships will qualify as experience. An understanding of marketing/communications editorial strategy desired. Ability to effectively coordinate and interface with team and various departments, take direction and produce quality work in a limited timeframe. Knowledge of AP style and ability to write, edit, proof copy written by staff and members. Perform accurate, precise work in heavy workload situations to meet deadlines. Coordinate multiple tasks with established timelines and complete assignment unsupervised. Provide creative and innovative ideas to enhance Chamber's marketing content across all marketing communications materials and channels. Understanding of the importance of customized content for niche audiences, and targeted subsets of Chamber membership. Ability to work on an integrated team and to take initiative to ensure the quality and accuracy of Chamber copy is constantly maintained. Must be a creative thinker and have the ability to challenge staff with new ideas and ways of thinking.II. POSITION SUMMARYOperate within the Chamber's Styles Standards to develop copy for marketing material, corporate communications and websites. Correlate copy with graphic design development. Ensure that Chamber's Styles Standards are met, utilize extreme care to verify that all approvals have been received and the most recent versions are being used organizationally. Work with integrated marketing team, responsible for the concept and execution of innovative copy for marketing initiatives, including direct mail, web marketing, print marketing materials, advertising and corporate communications. Integration with team on editorial project management, client management, maintenance of Chamber's marketing communications materials and measurement of effective copy.The Detroit Regional Chamber is an equal opportunity employer.
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