SADDLEBACK CHURCH

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Sr. Copywriter

at SADDLEBACK CHURCH

Posted: 12/5/2017
Job Reference #: 927
Keywords: marketing

Job Description

Location:
Lake Forest

The full-time special term (3 months) Sr. Copywriter will be a social native who knows how to incorporate a strong story element in every project. Must be comfortable developing campaign-level concepts and activating them across all print and digital channels.

Primary Duties:

  • Write effective, engaging, action-inducing copy for print, video, social, email, digital ads, apps, and websites

  • Write persuasive, succinct marketing copy for bulletins, eNews, campaigns, events, etc.

  • Partner with directors and artists to develop strong concepts

  • Work with the Marketing Director and Creative Director to steward/develop the Saddleback voice

  • Collaborate with team to meet strategic goals and advocate for strong creative work

  • Provide clear, thoughtful direction to photographers, designers, directors, editors, and freelancers

  • Proofread copy to identify and correct errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation

  • Explore new writing styles like blog editorial, B2B marketing, etc.

  • Other related duties, as needed

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 4–6 years copywriting experience at an agency or similar creative environment

  • A portfolio that shows ability to write effective and persuasive headlines, support copy, and tag lines (candidates without a portfolio will not be considered)

  • High-capacity writer able to produce quality copy under very tight deadlines.

  • Must be comfortable using a Mac

  • Proficient with Gmail, Google Docs and other Google programs

  • Familiarity with Adobe CC a plus

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Able to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines

  • Resourceful in solving problems

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, Liberal Arts, Communications or Marketing or equivalent years of related experience is required. 

Questions? Contact Human Resources at HR@saddleback.com.