Part Time Copywriter

Organization Overview

 

WE ARE a movement mobilizing the best-in-class organizations, community partners, and care providers to holistically address the needs of America’s children.  Through raising awareness, maximizing resources, and mobilizing communities, we are closing the gap between children-in-need and capable care providers.

WE SERVE as a collective of change-makers with one common goal: holistically address the problems plaguing our nation’s foster care system.

WE BELIEVE we can be a recognizable and effective voice for the vulnerable.

WE EXIST to strengthen families in crisis and shepherd children to safe and permanent homes.

Job Summary

 

The FO Copywriter enhances the experiences of our marketing and creative material through writing in order to better and further our cause. This position requires a full and robust knowledge of writing principles, grammar mechanics, and AP style, along with excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail, ability to write short-form and long-form content, and exceptional storytelling skills. The person in this role will need to be a team player with a strong sense of purpose, a humble confidence, a positive attitude, and the ability to manage their time wisely.

Part Time Copywriter Responsibilities Include:

 

  • Working directly with the Director of Marketing & Creative
  • Attending interviews and necessary meetings to understand the full vision of For Others
  • Writing and editing all outward-facing written organizational content
  • Proof reading organizational content
  • Helping to manage the For Others Messaging Guide and make necessary updates
  • Telling compelling stories through written content
  • Staying up-to-date on content and writing trends
  • Creating content through AP style guidelines
  • Personally owning all external-facing written content, and making sure there are no typos or information errors
  • Performing other duties as required by the Director of Marketing & Creative

You Must Have

 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Writing, English, Communications, or a related field
  • Previous professional experience serving as a staff copywriter or editor.
  • Proven ability to write compelling content and stories
  • Excellent relational and communication skills, both verbal and writing
  • Excellent grammar and mechanics understanding
  • Robust knowledge and ability to work with the AP style

What Makes You Stand Out

You go for it…You follow through on every request, no matter how big or small it may be. You stay composed under pressure and know how to prioritize your responsibilities.

You own it…You see something that needs to be done and you take action. You come up with solutions to problems and seek out ways to do your job better. You ask questions and seek clarity.

You check it…You check your work again and again, because you know that accuracy is everything. You pay strong attention to detail in all things.

You organize it…You prioritize well and can manage important projects, schedules, and communications in an orderly and efficient manner.

You pray about it…You know that the correct and best way for both yourself and For Others is accomplished only with God’s wisdom and favor.