Copywriter

  • New York
  • New Jersey

BORN is currently seeking a proactive and passionate copywriter to join the New York Creative team.

At BORN, we believe in the power of storytelling and are seeking a copywriter to join our award-winning team to help our clients craft captivating stories to better engage their audiences.    The copywriter role will oversee all copywriting initiatives, both for BORN itself and its clients.  You should possess the ability to quickly understand the needs, motivations, and aspirations of each client’s audience so that you can speak to them in the most effective and compelling way possible. We are seeking an innovator, tasked with driving the development and growth of the brand voice of our clients. Experience writing copy for the digital space is a must.                                                                                                                                      

Responsibilities will include:

  • Create editorial guidelines for digital tone of voice and copywriting, based on the client’s pre-existing brand strategy and content strategy 
  • Assist in creating style guides and rules that can be applied to multiple formats across applicable marketing channels, as identified by the client
  • Conduct primary and secondary research in order to fully understand a client’s business
  • Make corrections and edits to copy, continuing to proof through handoff to client as needed
  • Present copy to client, gather feedback and ensure comments and changes from key stakeholders are executed quickly, with a solution-driven attitude
  • Partner with BORN team to maintain organized and appropriate project records, files, and documentation
  • Optimize relevant resources and ensure that projects stay on task & on brief
  Qualifications: Basic Experience and Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or related communications field
  • 5-7  years of experience in multichannel content creation (publishing, journalism, etc.)
  • Excellent grasp of English grammar, syntax, and punctuation, sharp editing skills and fluency in proofreading procedures
  • 5+ years of professional experience writing within the digital space
  What We’d Love to See in You
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines, while delivering good quality content and maintaining a high degree of follow-through
  • A keen eye for editing, and a passion for writing 
  • A disposition to take ownership of assignments and commit to seeing them through in a timely manner
  • Readiness to bring innovative ideas to the table and collaborate
  • Ability to figure things out that you haven’t done before
  • Knowledge of current industry thinking on content strategy and execution
  • Comfortable with big picture strategic thinking, with the ability to see how various initiatives fit into a larger, scalable strategy
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented mindset