Copy Lead

<p>ES99: AN AGENCY WITHIN IMPACT.</p> <p>Although officially established in 2018, ES99 was in the making for several years prior. As Impact&rsquo;s rapid expansion brought more opportunities for optimizing businesses from the inside, it also uncovered a need for these businesses to improve their external presence for their customers&rsquo; branding &amp; marketing needs. The internal design division at Impact was re-imagined to meet these needs and ES99 was born.<br /><br /><a href="https://es99.agency/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Learn More About ES99</a></p>

Chicago, IL

Impact

<div class="about-us-description ng-binding"> <div class="fusion-text"> <h4 class="fusion-responsive-typography-calculated" style="padding-left: 30px;" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="31.92px"><strong>Building the people who build the business.<br /><br />We&rsquo;ve spent the past 20 years pushing the boundaries of traditional business. Though we&rsquo;ve evolved from an equipment dealership into an IT and managed services provider, our goal remains the same: to provide world-class customer experiences for the companies who are often ignored by big enterprises. To do this, we need top talent, skilled specialists and the hardest of workers looking to build successful careers at Impact.&nbsp;</strong></h4> </div> <div class="fusion-text"> <h4 style="padding-left: 30px;"><strong>Whether you&rsquo;re looking for a fresh start, a career change or the chance to use your experience to make a difference, you&rsquo;re welcome at Impact. With 700 employees and 18 locations spread across the Midwest and West Coast, we are committed to empowering each individual with education, training and the support needed to compete and succeed, and change the way our customers do business.</strong></h4> <h4 style="padding-left: 30px;"><strong>The world of technology shows no signs of slowing down, and neither do we. Think you can keep up? Apply today!</strong></h4> </div> </div> https://vizi.vizirecruiter.com/Impact-2824/index.html

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Regular Full-Time

Overview: ES99: AN AGENCY WITHIN IMPACT.<br /> <br />Although officially established in 2018, ES99 was in the making for several years prior. As Impact’s rapid expansion brought more opportunities for optimizing businesses from the inside, it also uncovered a need for these businesses to improve their external presence for their customers’ branding & marketing needs. The internal design division at Impact was re-imagined to meet these needs and ES99 was born.<br /> <br />As a full-service, non-traditional agency located in downtown Chicago, our offerings range from research + brand positioning all the way through every form of marketing output. Our client roster includes everything from B2B manufacturers to B2C CPG brands and everything in between. We’re always on the lookout for engaged, collaborative, creative people to bring into the team to help create amazing brands that disrupt stagnant industries and help our clients shine.<br /><br /> <br />INTERNAL STRUCTURE<br /> <br />Our internal team is split within these core competencies:<br />-Creative (brand + marketing positioning development, design, ux/ui, copywriting)<br />-Client relationship management (account management, program management)<br />-Insights (understanding core audiences, industries, competitors)<br />-Production (web development, print, digital media)<br />-Sales (business development)<br />
Responsibilities: DESCRIPTION<br /> <br />Making magic out of intricate brand identities and telling compelling stories is a must as a copywriter at ES99. Not only will you craft a &ldquo;big-brand&rdquo; style campaign for small and medium-sized businesses, but you&rsquo;ll also communicate the benefits of these brands through pretty much every type of media. (Think websites, campaign ads, brochures, emails, videos, social&hellip;you name it, you&rsquo;ll write it.)<br /> <br />Working alongside an extremely talented and insightful visual designer, UX designer, and Insights Lead, you will flex your considerable copy muscles to bring personality and character to every project you take on. We build every brand we touch from the ground up, so be ready to build on the insights that our rock star strategy team delivers to you. <br /> <br />As part of an extremely entrepreneurial team, you must be comfortable switching back and forth between independent work and contributing to a group, depending on project needs. <br /> <br />At the &ldquo;Owner&rdquo; Level, you&rsquo;ll be partnered with a different account, design, UX, and insights team members depending on the client and be expected to own the copywriting outputs for that client in full. They look to you as the one that can create their brand voice use it to connect meaningfully with their audience. You&rsquo;ll be an expert in a variety of industries and be able to make sound recommendations based on insights and audiences. You will be mentored but not micro-managed, so your ability to manage your own schedule, timelines, work, and expectations are critical.<br /> <br />RESPONSIBILITIES<br /> <ul> <li>Effortlessly translate a client&rsquo;s brand into words and ideas that will excite and&nbsp;engage them, their internal team, and their target audience</li> <li>Craft powerful creative concepts alongside designers, insights team, UX pros, and your account lead</li> <li>Clearly communicate your well-thought-out copy choices to the team and clients</li> <li>Ensure copy is concise, meaningful, clear and error-free</li> <li>Work closely with the UX team on how content should come to life to best communicate a client&rsquo;s brand story&mdash;writing the content and impactful CTAs</li> <li>Work with our production and dev team to shepherd your ideas from comp to completion</li> <li>Help create presentations to share work with the client and present ideas in all areas of execution</li> <li>Reach out and ask for help or enroll other team members as needed to get the work done on time and be something you&rsquo;re proud of.</li> </ul>
Requirements: REQUIREMENTS<br /> <ul> <li>An online portfolio that showcases breakthrough 360 thinking on past clients who STILL sing your praises</li> <li>All levels are welcome to apply, but our sweet spot is 5-7 years of experience</li> <li>You should know your way around Microsoft Word (if you know Sketch or Invision that&rsquo;s a definite plus, but we can teach you those)</li> <li>You must collaborative and open&mdash;someone who is willing to lend a hand to your team when needed</li> </ul>