Richmond, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #48631 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search is seeking a talented Copywriter for a long-term contract opportunity in Richmond, VA. We’re looking for a copywriter who’s the right mix of grammar geek and wordsmith to work onsite within our client's email creative team. You’ll need to be as comfortable playing in the copyeditor space as you are in the digital writer space. You’ll write and edit copy in brand voice and style, and review content with the customer experience in mind.

You’ll need a positive attitude, and you must understand the benefits of the process and how to use it to deliver the best results. We’ll expect you to collaborate with your core team of project manager and designer, as well as with a variety of partners.


  • Review and proof emails created by in-house teams and third-party designers for alignment with email best practices, corporate editorial standards, and brand voice.
  • Provide direction to designers using Acrobat and G Suite apps.
  • Work with multiple lines of business and creative teams as an email subject matter expert to develop new email marketing assets or update existing creative work.
  • Work with brand and business teams for multi-stage internal reviews and approvals.
  • Work within tight schedules and deadlines.
  • Work within regulatory and accessibility compliance guidelines.


  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience, preferably digital and/or some agency experience.
  • Insanely keen eye for detail, grammar, punctuation, and errors.
  • Proven ability to check, re-check and check again to ensure all prior revisions are in place.
  • Strong organizational skills a must— a fantastic ability to manage multiple projects and teams simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with Google Docs and Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Optional, but Optimal

  • Knowledge of AP Stylebook.
  • Knowledge of web accessibility.
  • Knowledge of G Suite for business.
  • Knowledge of HTML and basic digital design.
  • Financial experience

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V