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Copywriter
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Copywriter

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Writers

Summary

Seeking dynamic copywriter with proven industry experience to spin innovative ideas into persuasive promotions for America’s top magazines. As our go-to writer, the ability to create clear, compelling offer copy with minimal editing in a fast-paced environment is a must. Bonus points if you can inspire and encourage other writers to follow your lead. Self-starters, outside-of-the-box thinkers, and team players encouraged... rigid, fun-haters need not apply.

Category Writers 
Location Des Moines, Iowa Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Copywriter

Job Description

Seeking dynamic copywriter with proven industry experience to spin innovative ideas into persuasive promotions for America’s top magazines. As our go-to writer, the ability to create clear, compelling offer copy with minimal editing in a fast-paced environment is a must. Bonus points if you can inspire and encourage other writers to follow your lead.

Self-starters, outside-of-the-box thinkers, and team players encouraged... rigid, fun-haters need not apply.

Essential Job Functions
  • Writes promotional copy and inputs copy alterations for all circulation programs, including new prospect, Internet, renewals, billing, gift and insert programs, space ads and special projects.

  • Brainstorms marketing concepts with junior copywriters and guides them to create tight, targeted promotions.  

  • Works closely with marketing team at project inception to set goals, formulate testing plan and execute promotions.

  • Teams up with graphic designers to ensure copy is clearly understood and appropriate graphic execution is achieved.

  • Proofreads consumer marketing copy at all stages. Works to ensure copy meets legal, departmental and Meredith standards.

  • Continually institutes and learns effective new ideas by studying competitor’s materials. Attends focus groups and presentations.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements

Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, creative writing, journalism or English.

Experience:
  • 5+ years of ad agency copywriting or equivalent experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong writing talent, preferable in direct response or editorial.

  • Understanding of advertising, promotion, and graphic design.

  • Self-starter, leader.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and editing.

  • Excellent command of language, editing and proofreading.

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing Meredith.Human.Resources@meredith.com.

Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees#NMG#

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