Junior Copywriter / Proofreader

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary
  • Salary
    $20.00/Hour
  • Category
    Creative & Marketing - Writer / Editor

Adecco Creative is assisting our client, a well-known beauty brand, in their search for a Freelance Junior Copywriter/Proofreader. This will be a part time role, working onsite in the client's midtown offices Mondays - Thursdays from 10-4pm. The role is paying $20 per hour and is expected to last through the end of the year with the possibility to extend into 2019.

 

The Junior Copywriter/Proofreader is responsible for proofreading, reviewing and copy editing product packaging and various marketing collateral, while also providing support—including but not limited to light copywriting—to the Copy Team. They will work with the Copy Team to ensure communications are consistent and on-brand for Professional Hair and Beauty divisions, collaborate with and support the marketing team for various copy needs, including but not limited to concepting, naming, building copy decks and tailoring collateral for various markets, and write fun and engaging educator bios; conducting interviews and additional research as necessary.

 

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Working with Copy Team to ensure communications are consistent and on-brand for Professional Hair and Beauty divisions
  • Editing Word and PDF files; marking/annotating changes for multiple artwork rounds for packaging and other brand assets
  • Tracking and executing compliance for US, Canada and rest-of-world primary and secondary packaging
  • Collaborating with and supporting the marketing team for various copy needs, including but not limited to concepting, naming, building copy decks and tailoring collateral for various markets
  • Reviewing PR materials, including press releases and Q&As
  • Writing fun and engaging educator bios; conducting interviews and additional research as necessary
  • Updating the Style Guide and maintaining the lexicon and other reference materials
  • Following company policies in regards to OSHA
  • Special projects and any others the Hiring Manager may consider essential in ensuring the normal operations of the business processes and that falls into the category of expertise of the Employee

 

Skills & Abilities:

  • University/college degree in Journalism, Creative Writing, English or a similar field
  • 1–2+ years of writing and editing experience in the brand or advertising industries; beauty or fashion highly preferred
  • Packaging and/or catalog experience is a huge plus 
  • Ability to sharply proofread and edit English copy
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Reader (annotation tools) and traditional proofreading (symbols). Familiarity with Basecamp a plus but not required
  • A passion and enthusiasm for beauty and fashion

Characteristics:

  • Highly organized and communicative; project management experience a plus
  • Attention to detail; able to efficiently organize projects for easy reference (version control)
  • Extremely focused while able to multi-task and adapt to changing priority levels for ongoing projects
  • Works well under pressure; good people skills
  • Open to being edited and working on multiple revisions in varying time frames

 

 

 

 



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