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Company Name Confidential
Location Remote, DC
Date Posted 03, Thursday 2013
Category Copywriter
Listing Type Hourly Rate

Description

*Candidates cannot begin an assignment without successful drug & background clearances, including employment & education verification-will be tested on writing
*One year contract assignment in Washington, DC

*THIS IS AN AS-NEEDED ASSIGNMENT. WILL BE PROJECT BASED*

Experience: 10+ years

Frequency of need: Sporadic. This is not a full time position. This is on an as-needed basis. Can work remotely, but may need to report to site for meetings

Job duties:
- Writing newsletters (customers, elected officials -- both are quarterly)
- Writing for direct mail, advertising, bill inserts, web copy, etc.
- Writing for media relations (press releases, media kits, etc.)
- Award entry development (averages 20 per year)
- Development of PowerPoint presentations for executives and other speakers (internal and external)
- Proofreading (any type of communication)
- General research of information (both internal and external)


Job Requirements

Requirements:
- Strong writing skills (marketing style writing; media relations style writing -- knowledge of AP style preferred)
- Strong PowerPoint presentation development skills
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Capable brand steward; able to mirror defined "voice" of the brand
- Ability to work with both junior team members and senior executives
- Team player
- Deadline driven
- Ability to work on short notice
- Availability to fill crisis role position during storms or other events (frequency: typically 2x/year, weather dependent); duties may include social media, message development
- Ability to handle many projects simultaneously, quickly re-prioritizing as necessary
- Ability to pass writing test

*Pay rate $35.00/hour
*To apply email resume & writing samples to [email protected], reference job #18540

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