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compensation: Based on experience
employment type: contract

Organization: Chicago Public Schools
Title: Copywriter
Location: On-Site
Pay Scale: Single Project Contract
Project Length: January - March 2019

Chicago Public Schools is seeking a Copywriter to support our Marketing team in drafting and editing content for a variety of print, web and information graphic pieces connected to an annual report style project. Microsoft Office proficiency is required. Adobe Creative Suite proficiency is a plus.

Responsibilities
*Participate in planning meetings
*Conduct interviews with key stakeholders to gather information needed to develop copy
*Synthesize copy drafts and notes created by different people into a single, cohesive narrative
*Conduct research to find supporting information and material needed to develop copy
*Draft original copy based on research and notes to match the requested material format
*Edit and proofread copy for accuracy and clarity
*Work with translation team to have copy translated
*Work with graphic design and web team to ensure proper placement and implementation of copy

Qualifications
*6 or more years of experience working for a marketing or creative industry agency, in house department, or freelancing for a large organization
*Experience working on high visibility projects with large distribution quantities
*Experience synthesizing information at various stages of completion into a cohesive final draft.
*Experience write long-format copy for multi-page booklets and annual reports
*Experience writing short-format copy for posters, flyers infographics and other collateral
*Experience writing full web page copy
*Spanish language skills a plus

Skills
*Strong work ethic with a focus on client service
*Excellent verbal, interpersonal and creative thinking skills
*Ability to deliver assignments on deadline for different platforms and different audiences
*Ability to balance competing priorities, take feedback, demonstrate good judgment and operate effectively within a team
*Comfortable working in a fast-paced work environment with frequent changes
*Adept at multi-tasking while maintaining a calm and productive work demeanor
*Feels sense of urgency in accomplishing goals and objectives
*Maintains a high level of awareness in the interests and motivations of others
*Acts with integrity and demonstrates an unyielding commitment to continuous improvement
*Maintains an unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels

Submission Requirements

*Please submit a resume and a link to your online writing portfolio to sjhines@cps.edu.

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