Creative Copywriter

Content Strategist

Who We Are:

A collection of some of the smartest minds in B2B

When people ask what it’s like to be a “Slacker”, there is no easy answer. The diversity of people and projects varies tremendously. People here are both thinkers and doers. They come from a multitude of backgrounds and have a multitude of expertise across several disciplines and industries—including, healthcare, food and beverage ingredients, industrial manufacturing, software, technology, financial services, and many others. This extraordinary collection of talent—analytical and artistic, curious and collaborative, passionate and energetic—is what makes working at Slack and Company a unique experience. It’s also what keeps our clients coming back and new clients knocking on our door. With such diversity, our goal is to connect one innovative world-changing business with another—quickly, deeply and with value for all.

The Position:

As a Content Strategist, you are responsible for managing the overall copywriting efforts for a specific client(s). May involve managing other copywriters in their overall efforts to research, conceptualize, write, proofread and edit original content and digital experiences. You will help to determine tone, style, structure and voice of online and offline content for clients, working directly with Creative Directors, Digital, Brand and Account Strategists, Art Directors and Designers.

The Mission:

  • Develop compelling creative content for offline and online as well as video and radio according to creative brief requirements and provides quality assurance of all deliverables
  • Work with the team to develop online and offline creative that exceeds client goals and carries out the creative vision
  • Assist in leading, developing and growing the copy/content team
  • Serve as lead in communicating and presenting copy to internal teams and clients
  • Contribute to the culture of the creative team and quality standards
  • Source and direct external resources such as video production companies and voice talent to carry out and achieve creative vision
  • Educate other team members, not exclusive to the creative team, through project development and performance management
  • Able to present ideas succinctly on the team’s behalf

The Prerequisites:

  • Five to seven years of experience, preferably with some experience with writing for B2B
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail is a must
  • A solid knowledge of the latest versions of applicable programs: Mac OS, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Keynote
  • Steeped in the latest offline and online (desktop, tablet and mobile) marketing tactics
  • Passion for design and eagerness to mentor and elevate with other creative people
  • Possess an intensely curious nature to dig deep in to a client’s product or business
  • Creatively ambidextrous—possessing the ability to create pithy headlines for a banner ad campaign to copy for entire websites to motivational email copy to a script for a three minute video
  • Self-motivated, organized and accountable
  • Well-developed communication skills including ability to articulate creative concepts and rationale to other team members and client

Forward your cover letter, resume and a minimum of five work samples to: monika.jentsch@slackandcompany.com