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  • Date posted
    May 1, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $25 / hour
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
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Job Description

Write product copy to promote sale of goods and services by presenting information in an appealing, informative, concise and easy to understand manner by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs. 1. Communicate with internal and external customers for the best possible product presentation. 2. Read/analyze technical information for each new product, and any existing products, for presentation online. 3. Observe the product in use, examine it, and use it when possible, to gain understanding. 4. Attend all meetings related to online production, taking good notes on product and process. Write for all products on assigned pages online. 5. Adjust all products and other copy to meet the needs of customers, marketing and management. 6. Working knowledge of computers and aptitude to learn new programs. 7. Track the progress of products online. 8. Organize workload for efficient time-management. 9. Meet multiple schedule deadlines on time. 10. Write other types of documents such as news releases, letters of response, personal interviews, items for other departments, instruction manuals, etc. 11. Read and maintain a library of current reference materials. 12. Review copy using checklist and format copy according to department style guide. 13. Check questionable details. 14. Maintain accurate information in product files. 15. Proofread and edit as necessary. 16. Assist team leader and other copywriters as needed. 17. Perform various clerical duties as needed. 18. Consider laws governing copy such as registered and trademarked symbols, country of origin and material construction. Education/Training/Experience: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty well. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Education: Minimum of BA in English, Journalism, Advertising, Marketing or related field of study Professional Experience: 1. Writing experience in advertising or related field preferred (not required) 2. Experience working on the internet preferred (not required) Skills: 1. Ability to read, analyze and interpret all forms of information 2. Ability to write for a variety of media and audiences 3. Ability to conform writing to prescribed style format 4. Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills 5. Ability to accept and learn from constructive criticism 6. Must be well organized 7. Must be detail oriented 8. Must be team oriented but able to work independently on occasion 9. Must demonstrate tact and diplomacy 10. Ability to prioritize tasks 11. Ability to multi-task 12. Must be efficient 13. Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills 14. Ability to meet deadlines (possibly working late hours and/or weekends as needed) 15. Ability to follow oral and written instructions Computer skills: 1. Minimum of basic knowledge of MacIntosh and/or PC computers 2. Ability to use desktop publishing programs (preferably Stibo) 3. Knowledge of MS Word and Excel (prefer Airtable as well) 4. Minimum of basic Internet/e-commerce knowledge