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Social Copywriter

Hoboken, NJ | Job #318795
Job Title: Social Copywriter
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Type: Freelance / Contract
Well known big box retailer in Hoboken, NJ is looking for a Social Media Copywriter to join their team for a long term contract, full-time hours. This position will be remote until office opens back up. In this role, you’ll develop compelling, personality-filled copy for the client’s owned social channels, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and more. Additionally, you’ll contribute to ideation and concepting for campaigns, pitches and style guides.

Social Media Copywriter Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Graphic Designers, the Brand Social Team and all other cross-functional business partners.
  • Compose copy about a range of topics for various platforms and asset types, including tweets, Instagram posts, Instagram stories, Facebook posts, video scripting, Snapchat filters and more.
  • Adhere to the client’s brand tone of voice and contribute to our style guide.
  • Suggests topics for and help lead workshops to help foster consistency and expanded common knowledge amongst the functional area.
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and best practices, as well as competitor research, aggregating research and distilling into decks to be shared with the larger team as assigned.
  • Participate in brainstorms and ideation sessions with the larger team, contributing new and innovative ideas to help elevate brand perception and affinity.
  • Contribute to our continuously expanding writing guidelines by keeping an eye out for inconsistencies and bringing them to managers’ and editors’ attention.
  • Attend and engage in kick-off and follow-up meetings by asking questions, anticipating information required to create effective copy and proactively seeking clarity and resolution.
  • Help hone, shape and evolve the client’s tone of voice for social channels and audiences.

Social Media Copywriter Qualifications:
  • BA in Journalism, Creative Writing, Advertising, or related field
  • 2+ years' experience social copywriting for a digital-first brand.
  • Experience working for or with creative agencies.
  • Experience developing copy concepts in a retail or marketing environment.
  • Ability to proofread your own work.
  • Ability to work autonomously and self-manage, as well as collaborate closely.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done.

Job ID: 318795DC
We are passionate about connecting you with the right role at the right organization—and providing you great benefits for the great work you do. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

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