Copywriter

Overview

Who we are:

The Lacek Group is an enthusiastic and supportive collection of brilliant, passionate and intellectually curious people who work on the leading edge of customer engagement. We’re constantly searching for new and innovative ways to build longer-lasting, more profitable customer relationships. We’re a collection of client-focused teams who listen, collaborate and celebrate together. We treat each other with kindness and respect, so it’s no surprise many of our people have been here for a decade or more. We’re a specialist brand company of Ogilvy, one of the most creative and effective agencies in the world.

 

What we need:

Our creative department seeks a talented copywriter to translate marketing strategies into engaging copy for multiple channels, including email, website, social, direct mail, video and more. We need a writer who will develop and refine concepts that support marketing goals — and execute communication pieces with clarity and timeliness, all while staying on budget. Right now we’re looking for a wordsmith excited by the challenge of tackling projects for a client in the global hospitality industry.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Concept and execute sound creative ideas for client marketing collateral in an efficient and economical manner
  • Write expert, branded copy in a distinct voice that supports a variety of U.S. and global business units
  • Be a brand steward — help maintain and oversee the client’s brand standards and guidelines
  • Offer clients and team members innovative advice and solutions from industry examples and experience
  • Prioritize workload and time management
  • Work in conjunction with team members to develop and refine concepts, campaigns and creative ideas that reflect a deep understanding of the client’s audience
  • Collaborate with strategy, design, production, data and front-end development partners to ensure each project’s creative vision is achieved and client expectations are met
  • Complete all necessary administrative tasks in a timely manner

 

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with an English, journalism or marketing focus
  • Three or more years of copywriting, marketing and digital experience
  • Online portfolio of writing samples
  • Interest in and a good understanding of social media
  • Understanding of and curiosity about current and emerging digital channels and platforms
  • Hands-on experience creating exceptional brand experiences
  • Passion for all things creative and a strong desire to learn industry best practices
  • Ability to work and collaborate with creative team members, including other writers, designers and developers
  • Capacity to grasp clients’ business needs and then concept and design compelling solutions that align with the overall creative strategy
  • Proven ability to listen, digest and resolve client feedback with a creative solution and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Open-mindedness, positive thinking and enthusiasm
  • Excellent time-management and communication skills
  • Great sense of humor alongside a willingness to work hard
  • Ability to think big-picture, while still obsessing about the details
  • Capability of working on multiple projects, small or large, with various project leads
  • Strong creative and conceptual vision, with the ability to approach every assignment with a fresh perspective

 

Competencies you’ll demonstrate:

  • Adaptability
  • Agency citizenship
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Continuous learning
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects
  • Stress tolerance
  • Technical/professional knowledge and skills
  • High work standards

 

You’ll love working at The Lacek Group with our smart people, great environment, engaging culture, comprehensive benefits and fantastic growth opportunities. Your confidential inquiry is encouraged.

 

The Lacek Group

900 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1800

Minneapolis, MN 55402

 

The Lacek Group is an equal opportunity employer.


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