Connecticut Art Directors Club

Freelance Copywriter

Posted on 2/12/2016

The Music People is seeking a dynamically skilled freelance copywriter with experience in creative writing for marketing and print and web content development purposes.

The candidate would be responsible for working closely with the Art Director and Sales Director on generating headline, subhead, body copy and call-to-action concepts for print and web ads. Additional responsibilities include writing content for packaging, web, sales collateral including flyers, capability brochures, presentations, email newsletters, as well as writing and submitting press releases.

Responsibilities

  • Generate and share several copy concepts for review by Art Director and Sales Director.
  • Conduct research and employ critical thinking to fuel foundation for creative concepts.
  • Keep up to speed with industry news via trade publications and blogs.
  • Tailor and uphold our brand voice in all communications within company to ensure consistency.
  • Analysis, editing and rewriting existing content where needed.
  • Manage multiple projects within a deadline-driven timeframe.
  • Available to attend kick-off meetings, brainstorming sessions, and presentations as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in English, Marketing or Communications.
  • 5+ years of professional creative copywriting experience with demonstrated results for marketing and advertising purposes. Award-winning creative copywriting recognition is a desired bonus.
  • A witty sense of humor is a plus.
  • Solid command of grammar and proper language usage for the purpose of editing and drafting of print and web copy.
  • Experience working within a team environment and the ability to communicate clearly within that context.
  • Self-managed, task-oriented, forward-thinking, deadline conscious, productive worker.
  • Assistance with public relations – writing press releases.
  • Generation of effective, tasteful, sales copy and call-to-action messaging that reflects the goals and voice of the brand.
  • Ability to work in-house on PC computer platform.
  • Available for freelance assignments on a possible on-going basis.

About Us

For the past 37 years, The Music People has been a highly respected international business-to-business distributor of musical accessories and pro-audio equipment to music retailers and sound contractors in 80 countries.

Apply

Email resume to jcj@musicpeopleinc.com.