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Copywriter

Overview

The Marketing Store, a HAVI company, is a privately held global Agency that innovates, optimizes and drives marketing promotions and supply chains of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at The Marketing Store, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers… and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world.

 

We apply insightful, strategic, brand-building processes to the creation ofcreating advertising industry leading, award-winning promotions, digital experiences, CRM and loyalty programs, premiums and brand events. Our clients include McDonald’s, Nissan, Infiniti, T-Mobile and more!

 

You are interesting to us because you’re driven and inspired by design, and the impact it can make on people and the world. You have exceptional attention to detail, and know how to collaborate seamlessly with account, strategy and fellow creatives in a fast-paced, creative environment.

Responsibilities

The Marketing Store is looking for a Copywriter with the ambition and energy to help make TMS famous for its Creative Solutions. This copywriter will have a background in digital marketing and customer engagement, with the ability to tell a gripping story in 3 seconds, using 6 words or less for our large communications client. In other words, he or she writes effective copy for promotional elements that don’t merely suggest consumer action but compels it.

 

This copywriter gets it, understanding the path to creating loyal customer and guiding brand affinity.

She or he is conversant with today’s culture, the buzz, the trendy, and the trends-to-be. This individual will be responsible for partnering with digital experience leads, UX designers, digital strategists and other cross functional teams to drive the creation of strategically sound copy for large customer engagement campaigns.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write convincing copy, headlines, taglines that captures attention instantly
  • Manage the quality of copywriting deliverables, ensuring they meet TMS standards and client expectations
  • Partner with cross-functional teams in the creation of on-strategy concepts and experiences
  • Partner with experience designers, art directors and internal teams to create powerful and compelling concepts that are on brand and strategically sound
  • Develop a strong, working knowledge of client’s business, brand, consumer, and competitive landscape to inform insightful campaign ideas
  • Provide quality assurance, accuracy, and accountability throughout process
  • Contribute to the enthusiasm and engagement within the team for the client’s brand and program
  • Follow best practices for digital communication
  • Understands UX writing—concise but engaging
  • Eye for detail when writing for an intricate mobile app
  • Can adapt to writing in various styles and formats to accommodate multiple brand voices

Desired Skills & Experience

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Exceptional communication and problem-solving skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail and firm grasp of English grammar
  • Finely developed sense of humor
  • Takes constructive criticism with ease and grace
  • Naturally curious mind and passion for digital
  • Portfolio solid, relatable work that demonstrates potential for greatness
  • Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or related field
  • 3+ years of copy/concept experience at a creative agency

Benefits

The Marketing Store provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees starting on day one. Our benefits include options for medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with Company matching provision, profit sharing, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits (including discounts on products & services), employee assistance program, and disability insurance.

 

Thank you for your interest in The Marketing Store.

Please note that we will only contact candidates who are selected for an interview.

The Marketing Store is an equal opportunity employer.

We do not accept unsolicited calls, resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and agencies.

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Location

Our company is in the heart of the Loop, making for an easy commute. We are blocks away from the river and the lake surrounded by trendy hotspots.

An Insider's view of The Marketing Store

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

The Marketing Store offers employees an incredible work life balance. We all work hard to get the work done but our personal lives and passions outside of work are always supported. Employees are encouraged to have flexible work schedules, working remotely when needed and finding time to do what they love in and out of the office.

Alysha

Vice President, Communications

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We’re leveraging data to solve marketing challenges for clients to understand who their customers are, and to activate future games & promotions. By using data, we’re enabling our clients to make data driven decisions and create custom experiences that will resonate with their target audience.

Wendy

Senior Director, Analytics

What makes someone successful on your team?

Being solutions oriented is the secret to success at The Marketing Store. We’re lucky to work with some of the biggest brands on new digital initiatives – which means we are often navigating in the unknown and encountering new scenarios. Successful team members can access current road blocks and determine how they can help solve the problem.

Leigh Anne

Director, Product Management

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Analytics is at the core of what we strive to achieve at TMS – measurable impact to our client’s business. The decision science team is responsible for enabling the descriptive and prescriptive marketing analytics that drive strategic recommendations and shape the programs that we execute across the agency.

Tom

Manager, Decision Sciences

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I let creatives do what they came here to do by empowering them to think and have a point of view. Make them trust me because I commit to their development and follow through. I challenge their thinking and executions, so they can think strategically. Respect them as humans and provide them with an environment where they have fun and can grow.

Diana

Vice President, Creative Director

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