Posted On: 2019-04-12
Closing On: 2019-05-12
Location: Aurora
Effective: Immediately
Website: http://www.blakelyjourney.com
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Intermediate
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Job Description

COPYWRITER
 

JOIN OUR TEAM!

Can you write an emotional, heartfelt letter that moves a donor to tears? Are you able to create long copy for a direct mail package as well as short headlines for digital media? If fundraising fundamentals and direct marketing come second nature to you; if you’re inspired by organizations that focus on making our lives, our society, and our world better then we want you on our team.
 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Post-secondary education in marketing, communications, or fundraising
  • 5 of years experience in direct marketing
  • 5 of years experience in fundraising principles
  • 5 of years experience in brainstorming & ideation
  • 5 of years experience in strategic thinking
  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent proof-reading
  • Solid project management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office software
  • Knowledge of print and digital production processes is helpful
  • Collaborative team player and problem solver


ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Emotional and strategic letter writing (long copy), again and again and again
  • Strategic digital media copy including email, video, social media, and online advertising
  • Adapting writing tone and style to various brands and channels
  • Participating in briefs, brainstorm meetings, and client presentations
  • Work closely with Art Director to create inspiring concepts and communications
  • Inform strategic planning for campaigns
  • Researching a wide range of social issues to gain a thorough understanding of client (non-profit) subject matter, and make detailed content recommendations
  • Conducting telephone interviews in a professional and compassionate manner, as a representative of our clients
     

WHO IS BLAKELY?

We are an industry leading, full-service, multi-channel direct response fundraising and marketing agency.  We strive to create inspiring and engaging experiences for our team and our clients.  We are fundraisers who champion marketing and create relationships that last.

We are fast-paced, driven, and have a lot of fun doing what we do.  We’re looking for a like-minded individual who loves working with clients to provide solutions to many challenges our world is facing.  If you’ve got the following qualifications below, then we look forward to meeting you.
 

HOW TO APPLY

If this sounds like you and you are ready to for change, please send your COVER LETTER, RESUME and PDF SAMPLES FROM YOUR KILLER PORTFOLIO to: careers@blakelyjourney.com.

We thank all who are interested, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

Let’s inspire people to do more!