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R202442621

Senior Copywriter - Brand, (AJC)

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Communications

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises

Location:

  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Description

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC), a leading metro news organization with a rich journalism history, seeks a Senior Copywriter . The AJC’s mission is to be the most essential and engaging source of news and information for the people of Atlanta, of Georgia and the South.  To achieve that mission, we will transform ourselves from a storied daily newspaper into a modern media company. 

The AJC believes that when you cover the South, you uncover the nation. It’s a belief that’s produced award-winning journalism, elevated our community, and captured the substance and soul not just of our hometown, but neighborhoods across the nation.

Now, we’re seeking a talented Creative Brand Writer to join our team.

What You’ll Do

Are you a skilled creative writer with a nose for news and a passion for storytelling? Join the dynamic world of marketing and journalism as a Creative Brand Writer at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. As the heartbeat of our marketing team, you'll craft compelling narratives that inform, engage, and inspire our audience. From newsletters to social posts to large brand marketing campaigns, you'll have the opportunity to shape our story that shapes Atlanta, Georgia and the South as well as the nation. Collaborating closely with Growth Marketing, Brand Marketing, and our leads in social, product and the news room, you'll bring stories to life across digital and print platforms. If you're ready to make headlines with your talent and drive, we want you on our team. Apply now and be a part of the next chapter in The AJC’s digital transformation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write clear, concise, and compelling copy for a variety of mediums including website content, blog posts, social media posts, email campaigns, advertisements, product descriptions, and more.
  • Develop creative concepts and ideas for marketing campaigns and promotions.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to understand project requirements, target audience, and marketing objectives.
  • Conduct thorough research to gather information and insights relevant to each project.
  • Edit and proofread copy to ensure accuracy, consistency, and adherence to brand guidelines.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to continuously improve content quality and effectiveness.
  • Assist with other marketing initiatives and projects as needed.

What’s In It For You?

Great question, and we have some good answers that we hope you like.

  • We want you to feel cared for and respected, and that starts with Cox’s highly competitive pay and other compensation perks (401k + company matching, comprehensive medical benefits, etc.). We also offer tons of employee discounts, tuition reimbursement for academic pursuits, adoption assistance, paid time off to volunteer, childcare and eldercare resources, pet insurance and much more.
  • Good work should be rewarded, and not just with a healthy paycheck. The Cox culture is one that values people, so it’s our goal to make sure you feel recognized for your contributions. It’s also important to work alongside colleagues who “get you.”  At Cox, you’ll find a workplace where relationships are crafted with care and successes are celebrated with high fives. We strive to create an environment where you can be you, and everyone from leadership to new hires can support and feel supported. 
  • Growth is a good thing, and you’ll have opportunities to learn and train so you can sharpen your skills and explore opportunities across the Cox family of businesses that will continue to challenge and empower you. In the future, you may have the opportunity to cultivate relationships in other sectors where we operate like cleantech, health care and new forms of transportation mobility.  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in a related field; With a Bachelor’s degree must have at least 4 years of experience.  May have a Master’s degree with at least 2 years of experience or a Ph.D with up to 1 year of experience.  Without a degree must have at least 8 years of total experience in relevant fields.
  • Prefer 5+ years of experience in copywriting, screenwriting, journalism, marketing, advertising or related field of content creation.
  • Proven performance producing persuasive prose (and not overdoing it with alliteration) across a wide range of writing types
  • You’re able to embody the tone and voice of a brand, while still bringing your own unique flair to the table.
  • You are a stickler for grammar, a great self-editor and open to edits from your partners and manager as well
  • You’re organized, can handle deadlines with ease and can quickly pivot between projects
  • Great at building partnerships and talking to people you’ve never met (e.g., conducting research, interviews and networking)
  • You’re a born collaborator who plays well with others

Maybe your brain is already buzzing with ideas about how to create for an amazing brand campaign or marketing politics in this election year. Maybe you’ll even read this job description and think “meh, I could have written that better.” If so, we want to hear from you.

Apply today to the AJC!


Compensation:

Compensation includes a base salary of $70,700.00 - $106,100.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.

Benefits:

The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 

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Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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