Creative Copywriter

Location: Peoria, IL

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Attention storytellers, word nerds and grammar police. Simantel is assiduously seeking a Creative Copywriter able to leave audiences filipendulous on your every word. You must have a predilection for the big idea and the ability to proselytize others to your way of thinking. In other words, you are a modern day Seshat. If you had to look up a word or two, all is not lost. We concede that filipendulous is obscure if not completely outmoded.

 

Stuff you'll do:

  • Think big, simplify, twist and turn ideas until they come to life as amazing experiences for the intended audiences
  • Be able to understand complex concepts and then communicate them in a simplified manner
  • Do your homework...ideas that are not inspired by insights inspire no one
  • Collaborate with team members in such a way that brings out the best in everyone
  • Create imaginative and strategically relevant multi-channel content, including digital media, traditional media and videos/commercials
  • Present your ideas to internal teams and clients in a way that tells a compelling story
  • Write damn good copy that is grammatically sound, thought provoking and original (we don’t like cliché and overused marketing lingo)
  • Handle multiple projects and deadlines without losing your cool
  • Work proactively and show your team members and clients that you love what you do
  • Be nice. Nice people tend to be more successful at our company plus they make a lot of friends
  • Be brilliant as much as possible

 

Stuff you need:

  • 5+ years of direct job-related experience as a copywriter…agency experience gives you a huge edge
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field
  • Ability to translate ideas across multiple channels – both on and offline 
  • Attention to detail
  • Curiosity and a sense of humor
  • Passion about creative copywriting and pride in delivering quality business communications

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer. Employer sponsorship of work visa is not available for this position. 

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