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Jr. Email Marketing Associate & Copywriter

Location
Ann Arbor, MI
Job Type
Full-time

Jr. Email Marketing Associate & Copywriter

If you want to use your superhero-like writing and marketing abilities to benefit the greater good, look no further! CharityUSA.com is currently looking for an experienced Email Marketing Associate & Copywriter. "Communicate and motivate" is what we do--by emailing millions of people daily--all to benefit worthy causes. And we've been doing it successfully since 1999!

You need to be a little bit left-brain and a little bit right-brain to fit in on this creative team driven by bottom line results. A typical day involves writing short copy for email "postcards," creating links, planning content topics, developing graphics with designers via email, checking promotion details, testing files, reviewing reports, and more! If you like variety and a fast-paced environment then read on!

This is a full-time position located in our Ann Arbor, MI office.

Duties Include:

  • Writing and editing product and promotional marketing copy, and cause-related copy, for various consumer-/supporter-facing email formats and all CharityUSA.com brands.
  • Selecting best-converting topics and promotions by email list/brand.
  • Working with graphic designers to merchandise products, showcase offers, and ensure pieces are consistent with brand.
  • Testing email blasts; proofing email for accurate content; verifying all HTML links work.
  • Uploading email content and scheduling it to blast.
  • Reviewing and analyzing blast results.
  • Attending and contributing to meetings for the purposes of planning and brainstorming ideas. Also acting as liaison between other teams and the Email Team.

Qualifications:

  • This is a mid-level position which requires at least two years experience in writing marketing copy (ad, product, promotional) and/or cause-related copy, preferably for marketing emails, or online marketing/work with online retailing.
  • Must be able to write effective copy of various lengths--headlines, short two-sentence blurbs, long-form newsletters, etc.--to achieve specific marketing goals.
  • Must be able to quickly grasp and embrace the nuances of writing for numerous established audiences/brands to drive and deliver copy that is consistent, appropriate and effective.
  • Must be able to work independently and within a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: The ability to communicate effectively via email, IM/chat, by phone, Skype, and in person with teammates, manager, and others whether local or remote is required.
  • Must be attentive to detail and have ability to work quickly yet with accuracy.
  • Must have excellent follow through, organizational and time management skills, and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to take initiative; offer new ideas; keep abreast of competition and market trends.
  • Must enjoy and be successful in a fast-paced workflow.
  • Experience analyzing marketing campaigns a plus.
  • Proficiency using computer and general business applications (e.g. Microsoft Office suite), and demonstrated ability to learn new software and online applications.
  • Passion for company mission important.
  • Sense of humor required!

Please submit two short marketing-focused writing samples along with your resume, cover letter and writing samples. Only candidates who submit their resume with a cover letter and writing samples will be considered.

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