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Copywriter / Copyeditor

Posted by
I'll Go First
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New York, NY
New
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Published 3 months ago

I’ll Go First is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to leveraging the power of storytelling and mobile technology to bridge the mental health treatment gap, promote mental well-being and prevent mental health disorders for populations affected by trauma in under-resourced communities around the world.  Our mission is to ensure that everyone, in every location, has access to mental wellbeing and trauma recovery care and resources needed to find healing, cultivate a deeper purpose and restore their communities from within.


We are expanding our Educational Program to include a podcast, courses, support groups and workbooks. We are looking for a copywriter who is passionate about creative writing, research and supporting people as they heal.


  Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Conducting in-depth research on industry-related topics in order to develop original content.
  • Developing content for company website, articles, social media and product descriptions. 
  • Proofreading content for errors and inconsistencies.
  • Editing and polishing existing content to improve readability.
  • Conducting keyword research and using SEO best practices to increase traffic to the company website.
  • Creating compelling headlines and body copy that will capture the attention of the target audience.
  • Identifying customers’ needs and recommending new content to address gaps in the company's current content.
  • Assisting the marketing team in developing content for advertising campaigns.


Skills Required :

  • Proven content writing or copywriting experience.
  • Working knowledge of content management systems.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • A portfolio of published articles.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Effective communication skills.


Experience Required:

  • At least two years relevant experience working in an office environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, English, Journalism, or related field.


Desirable: 

·      Experience with Canva, and Adobe Suite

·      Passion and knowledge of trauma-informed care, mental health counseling, social work and/or psychology 

·      Understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and other forms of victimization

·      Experience working with vulnerable populations such as survivors of domestic violence, veterans, refugees and/or in humanitarian settings


Availability

·      The position is 10-15  hours a week

·      This position is remote


Benefits

·      Professional networking opportunities

·      Opportunity to attend and/or assist with online events and campaigns

·     Support and resume guidance

·  Flexible schedule, work from anywhere.

I’ll Go First is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to leveraging the power of storytelling and mobile technology to bridge the mental health treatment gap, promote mental well-being and prevent mental health disorders for…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
601 E 26th St, New York, NY 10016, USA
305-125

Apply to This Volunteer Opportunity

Instructions:

Please make your submission personal for us, and not part of a mass application. You will be supporting our communications team with web, social and educational content.

Please include 2-3 writing samples (this can include social media posts, blog posts and articles), and why our company interests you. Please also include what topics interest you and any pitch ideas.

We look forward to getting to know you more!

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