Copywriter
March 8th, 2022

ADVERTISING COPYWRITING JOURNALISM WRITING


Job Description

The Copywriter is a key member of the Creative team helping translate our brand’s strategies into remarkable, head-turning copy that engages and inspires. Day-to-day tasks include creating engaging content, implementation of SEO, and copywriting for marketing materials, promotional materials, corporate communications and emails. As a member of a dynamic and growing Creative team, you must be ready and willing to take on a wide variety of projects across communications channels.

Deliverables for this position include the management of quick-turnaround tasks and longer-term projects that drive awareness, action, and affinity among customers. Examples include advertising, emails, video scripts, event descriptions, sales materials, press releases, and more. All writing must reflect the unique position of Dallas Market Center as a global hub for business-to-business commerce but also as an inspiring marketplace where trends begin.

This position is part of the Creative team and will report to the Creative Director.


Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Write compelling creative copy and content across all media that will provide customer engagement and growth for the company—from print to digital to social
  • Understand, embrace, and enhance the Dallas Market Center voice
  • Proactively hones concise storytelling skills with an ability to adapt to brand voices
  • Ensure copy serves a clear purpose according to strategic creative and marketing plans
  • Research brands and products to write copy that is accurate, on-target and "on brand”
  • Keep tabs and become fluent in the buzzwords and trending text in our industries
  • Self-edit and proofread copy to ensure that the message speaks to the target audience and is consistent, grammatically correct, and uses the appropriate brand voice
  • Work in a fast-paced environment where multiple projects are on your plate
  • Maintain productivity standards to drive time to execution
  • Work closely with the Creative Team, Marketing Team, and other stakeholders to produce great content
  • Be comfortable with all levels and types of copy—from a simple sign to a comprehensive sales kit
  • Apply feedback to make revisions in a timely manner, with attention to detail
  • Participate in creative team meetings and work check-ins

Job Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in related field

Required Experience:

  • 5-7 years of marketing/writing experience
  • B2B and/or lifestyle writing experience a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Office Environment- Ability to sit for vast majority of work shift

Required Competencies:

Communication: Effectively listens to others and makes clear and effective oral presentations to individuals and groups regarding work-unit or organization issues. Communicates effectively in writing; is clear, concise and easily understood.

Analytical Orientation: Creates measurable, quantitative metrics to monitor success.

Strategic Perspective: looks toward the broadest possible view of an issue or challenge; can easily pose future scenarios; can think globally; can discuss multiple aspects and impacts of issues and project them into the future.

Business Acumen: Knows how businesses work: knowledgeable in current and future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting his or her business and organization; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.

Creativity: Develops new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.

Organizing: Can marshal resources to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information in a useful manner.

Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships: can diffuse even high-tension situations effectively and communicate highly technical information in a simplistic and easily understandable way.

Flexibility:  Adapts to change in the work environment in ways that help work-unit staff keep projects “on course.”

Interpersonal Skills:  Considers and appropriately responds to the needs, feelings, capabilities, and interests of others.

Planning:  Establishes policies, guidelines, plans, and priorities required to meet work-unit or organization objectives.

Resource Utilization:  Responsibly spends financial resources in ways that result in ultimate accomplishment of work-unit or organizational objectives.  Effectively and efficiently uses materials, supplies, equipment, systems or organization facilities.

Self-Management:  Engages in the effective use of self-assessment and self-management techniques in order to proactively and continuously improve own performance.  Exhibits full responsibility for one’s own work achievements and consistently maintains a high level of self-management that contributes to sustained high performance.

Time Management:  Effectively uses the time available to complete work tasks and activities that lead to the achievement of expected work objectives (as results or outputs).


How to Apply

Please send your resume to jobs@dallasmarketcenter.com and add Copywriter in the subject line.



Email jobs@dallasmarketcenter.com 
Additional Information

Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in home decor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year.

Posted By
Michelle Smith

URL
http://https://dallasmarketcenter.com/

Location
Dallas, TX

Job Type
Full-time