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Brand Copywriter (Freelance)

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Friday
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Oakland, CA
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Published 13 days ago

Opportunity

Friday is seeking a Brand Copywriter (Freelance) to translate complex ideas into compelling brand narratives, action-inducing headlines and marketing material for clients working to transform the way we learn, work and connect. The successful candidate will work closely with strategists and designers to ensure their work meets business needs and supports the larger creative vision for each project.

Organization 

Friday is a multidisciplinary consulting firm working at the intersection of learning, opportunity, and community. We are strategists, innovators, and designers who apply creativity and strategic thinking to solve pressing challenges, uncover new opportunities, and build the capacity of leaders. Our clients are leading companies, nonprofits, foundations, and governments working across education, economic opportunity, and community development.

Responsibilities 

  • You will concept and execute on brand messaging deliverables including manifestos, taglines, mission and vision statements, tone and personality guidelines, and elevator pitches.
  • You will work with the creative team to develop concepts for digital experiences and marketing campaigns and will be responsible for the messaging that supports them including copy for websites, print and digital advertisements.
  • You will present work to clients, providing compelling reasons for creative decisions.

Qualifications & Skills

  • You have a portfolio of previous work that displays an ability to turn an idea into effective communications, and includes experience working with nonprofits, foundations and/or governments.
  • You have proven success creating brand messaging and advertising copy, preferably in an agency setting.
  • A well written About Us statement gets you just as excited as campaign headlines.
  • You are a strategic thinker that understands how to design creative solutions to solve business challenges.
  • You can articulate your concepts with confidence and integrity to win the hearts and minds of our clients.

Personal Qualities

  • You are passionate about education, economic opportunity and community. 
  • You are innately curious, staying up on social trends and considering their implications for your work.
  • You are both a big thinker and an attention-to-detail executor; you are able to manage multiple projects at a time, keeping yourself organized and on task.
  • You are able to quickly pivot as strategic direction changes, accept feedback and critique, and enjoy building off of others’ ideas.
  • You thrive in an entrepreneurial, self-directed work environment and are capable of managing relationships with team members working remotely.

Position Details

  • Position type: Independent Contractor
  • Start date: August 2021
  • Location: Remote, with preference for those living in California or mid-tier cities around the United States (Austin, Nashville, Denver, Indianapolis, etc.)

Opportunity

Friday is seeking a Brand Copywriter (Freelance) to translate complex ideas into compelling brand narratives, action-inducing headlines and marketing material for clients working to transform the way we learn, work and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 9, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
490 43rd Street, Oakland, CA 94609, United States

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Instructions:

If this sounds like the right fit for your expertise and interests, please submit brief but personalized cover letter, your resume, and 3 work/writing samples. No phone calls please.


Friday is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Recruiting staff to create an inclusive organization is a priority, and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds. Candidates are evaluated solely on their qualifications to perform the work required.

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