Freelance Writer in Benefits Insurance Healthcare

  • Location
    Urbandale, Iowa
  • Job type
  • Category
    Information Technology - Technical Writer

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search for a Communications Consultant in Urbandale, IA! (Position can be worked remotely) Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

***Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This employer will not sponsor applicants with the following work visas:
H1B, H2B, H4, E3, TN1*** Adecco direct W2 only

Job Title: Communications Constultant
Location: Urbandale, IA (No relocation assistance, Per Diem, or other expense reimbursements can be offered)
Target Start Date: 8/1/2018
Duration: 3 months

MUST KNOW AP Style and Chicago Style - Writing Samples are required!!

Primary responsibilities:

Develops and writes original content for numerous employer and employee audiences, incorporating all types of media (printed pieces, emails, websites, videos, etc.)
Simplifies and distills complex information about health and retirement benefits to provide clear, readable messaging that aligns with business objectives and project strategy
Adjusts style and tone of writing as necessary to be consistent with the client’s or Mercer’s voice
Collaborates with designers and account managers to develop creative ideas and make appropriate recommendations based on business objectives, target audience and budget
Proactively communicates with department members to collect information, provide follow-up and ensure clear understanding
Edits existing copy as needed to update or improve content upon request by clients
Writes quickly and works efficiently under time-sensitive deadlines
Possesses or can quickly develop a thorough understanding of the benefits industry and Mercer’s role, understands how industry and business developments affect employee benefits, and can apply this knowledge to written material

Required skills:

Must be versatile and adept at both creative and technical writing and have experience writing for all types of media
Must have strong writing skills within a consumer/employee focused environment and be able to produce clear and conversational copy rather than using a formal writing style
Must be able to conceptualize creative ideas, research topics, and write content to deliver successful communications solutions
Must have strong attention to detail, as well as excellent proofreading and editing skills
Must have strong organizational and time management skills; must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet all deadlines
Must be able to work autonomously but elevate appropriate issues

Experience and education:

BA/BS degree in applicable field
3+ years’ experience
Experience with employee benefits, financial and/or health care industries a plus

**Successful completion of a full background check, (including fingerprinting), drug screening, employment and education verification required upon offer.

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