Copywriter

Chicago, Illinois, United States Full-time

closerlook’s Copywriter creates compelling content that aligns with strategic communication objectives for digital marketing campaigns. The Copywriter is a creative, conceptual thinker who collaborates with the rest of the creative team to ensure that the writing, design and technology we develop are greater than the sum of their parts and achieve the client’s communication objectives.

In collaboration with the creative team, the Copywriter contributes creative concepting, marketing writing and content management to closerlook projects, both internal and external.

Duties

  • Collaborates productively with Writing Directors, Art Directors, Designers, Project Managers, Developers and other members of the project team.
  • Demonstrates careful attention to detail with proficiency in copyediting and proofreading.
  • Executes strong marketing writing that aligns with strategic inputs.
  • Participates in creative critiques and presentations.
  • Adheres to brand style in both copy and design.
  • Contributes to creative concepting and treatment development for marketing campaigns.
  • Communicates actively with project teams to keep jobs and deliverables on track and on schedule.
  • Acts as guardian of content and the recorder of all copy changes throughout the creative process.
  • Makes content updates in a custom management system when needed.
  • Understands and follows the closerlook creative process. 

Requirements

  • Degree from a college or a university in English, journalism, communications or related field.
  • At least two years of experience as a marketing Copywriter.
  • A digital portfolio that includes business-to-business pieces, interactive work, some long-form work and a creative concept brought to life across a campaign.
  • Experience in marketing for the healthcare industry, especially pharma, is a plus.
  • Has demonstrable mastery of English-language style and mechanics.
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze problems, anticipate consequences and eliminate obstacles to successfully complete projects.
  • Exhibits a high level of creative and problem-solving skills within the parameters of a highly regulated industry.