What you’ll be doing...

At 140 West, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the Verizon brand to become a leading technology player. The new Tribeca space brings together some of the industry’s sharpest minds across a multitude of disciplines, creating an integrated team that is responsive and innovative across every Verizon touchpoint.

We are looking for a quick-witted Senior Copywriter - Social to concept and create ongoing original social content across various social media platforms and social media campaigns. You have a stance on the Oxford comma, all the feels for proper semicolon usage and you’ve already edited this introduction into a social post. Your responsibilities will include development of compelling social creative concepts and high-quality verbal content, within brand and on strategy. You must exhibit strong writing skills and an ability to collaborate with the creative team to ensure quality, verbal and visual consistency, and timeliness of material. You will need to analyze client needs and cater content to relevant target audiences.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write and produce engaging social content and campaigns across various social networks following a creative brief.
  • Concept engaging and compelling content with an art director.
  • Produce original, clear and credible copy and beaccountable for the final development of creative assets.
  • Optimize social media posts (language, tone, message) based on our target audience’s behavior.
  • Guarantee accuracy, attention to detail and meet or exceed the writing objectives.
  • Ensures messaging brand guidelines and directives are embraced and adhered to in all executions.
  • Execute writing requests with accuracy, producing zero errors in work (all client edits are implemented correctly, spell check was run, facts were confirmed).
  • Respond to all requests and communications in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Help the team to strategically perform the work on a high level of planning.
  • Creative thought process at a high level and able to articulate the work back to the team.
  • Supports peers by reviewing work to ensure zero errors.
  • Edit and proof read material as demand and scheduling requires.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with in-house or advertising agency-side experience writing and editing copy for social channels.

Ideally, you'll have:

  • A Degree
  • Portfolio required.
  • Excellent sense of pace and timing, knowledge of the best ways to engage viewers, and a sense of how to tell a powerful story in a short amount of time.
  • Contribute in developing initial creative strategies to address core marketing and business objectives.
  • Actively participate in the ideation process leveraging research, analytics and brand insights.
  • Produce work that adheres to brand standards, but also able to explore new interpretations of the brand and develops out-of-the-box approaches.
  • Can take direction well from creative directors.
  • Understands that all projects require attention to detail so that work is on-time, on-budget and on-strategy.
  • Flawless spelling and grammar; able to proofread at a high level with little to no errors.
  • Commitment to excellence, working non-standard hours when necessary, anticipating issues and communicating with tact and diplomacy, identifying emerging platforms and trends to drive innovation.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and innate curiosity.
  • A demonstrated passion for and mastery of social media.
  • Able to maintain deadlines at a consistent level.
  • Exhibit competency presenting creative work.
  • Be able to “boil down” verbose content to the “essence” of the main message in a concise and effective manner.
  • Understand writing applications in traditional and emerging channels.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite for Mac

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When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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