Senior Copywriter

Richmond, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #46496 |
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Our client, a premiere financial institution, is seeking a Sr. Copywriter to join their growing team in Richmond, VA. The ideal candidate is passionate about storytelling and creating content for all to enjoy in an easy to read format with catchy taglines. If you a creative-minded individual with a background in direct marketing and creating copy for both print and digital campaigns, then this might be role you have been searching for.

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Job Description:

  • Works directly and collaboratively with members of the creative team and business partners to develop and produce effective communications. Is self-organized and manages multiple deadlines on numerous concurrent jobs. Can fill in for Creative Director, if needed
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge of advertising and marketing trends and translates business intent into creative strategies and executions that market products effectively
  • Demonstrates understanding of intended audience; interprets market research and test results and can use findings to focus targeted marketing messages
  • Facilitates brainstorm sessions; recognizes ideas that should go forward
  • Writes, concise, informative and engaging copy and persuasively communicates creative ideas and rationale• Monitors projects to ensure creative intent is not diluted
  • Web, mobile and social experience a plus


  • 4-year degree in communications, creative writing, journalism or similar discipline
  • 6+ years writing experience (Financial Services experience, preferred)
  • Portfolio demonstrates a variety of experience with national advertising or marketing campaigns: annual reports, broadcast, print and web campaigns
  • Knowledge: Direct Mail and/or web experience required within any industry, (Financial Services, preferred)
  • Brings processes, technology or people solutions to the table with regard the design or print process
  • Proven ability to coach and challenge design team to improve the effectiveness of creative
  • Technical Knowledge: Working knowledge of MS Word, InDesign and Acrobat preferred


  • 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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