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Copywriter

Location: Chicago, IL

Department: Marketing and Sales

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Copywriter

Location: Chicago, IL

 

THE COMPANY:

YCharts – the fastest growing online financial data platform  – has quickly become a go-to solution for investment professionals, portfolio managers, and wealth advisors. We are a venture-funded company with offices in Chicago and New York City. The Copywriter will be full-time and to be based in our Chicago office. We are flexible with hours, vacation, dress, and career paths, but we have a passion for disrupting the financial software market. If this sounds like a good fit for you - and you meet the requirements - we strongly encourage you to apply to be part of our growing team.

 

THE POSITION:

This role is vital to our growing team and YCharts’ growth as a brand. We are seeking a quick-witted marketing specialist with tremendous copywriting talent and knowledge of financial services and personal finance. We’re looking for a gifted storyteller and all-around team player who is comfortable developing campaign-level concepts and activating them flawlessly across channels. This writer will be given the opportunity to help us craft a breakthrough brand voice to energize, educate and inspire our customers.

The primary aim of this role is to contribute expert written content to a wide range of marketing projects. The job may require writing across the following categories:

  • Email Marketing (Hubspot)
  • Website content
  • Information PDFs and brochures
  • Brand standards guides
  • Blog posts
  • Paid search ads, print ads or direct mail
  • Social media updates
  • Whitepapers, Case Studies, and landing pages
  • Explainer Video scripts

The Copywriter will work closely with Marketing Manager, Product Managers, Sales and Customer Success Managers, Designer, and Business Development team members to provide content related to each business function.

The position offers an opportunity to work with amazing co-workers who are building a differentiated and compelling product. We have a great work/life balance, team activities, and a casual working environment with professional work ethics. Compensation includes a competitive salary plus bonus and 100% employer covered health, vision, and dental insurance.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

Be the lead copywriter across a variety of topics for multiple platforms (website, email, blog articles, social media, guides, etc.)

  • Ensure all-around consistency for style, voice, and tone
  • Audit content for relevance and quality, assessing it against insights and marketing objectives. Proofread to identify and fix errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Have an understanding and appreciation of SEO strategy as it applies to content
  • Pay very close attention to detail, with near perfect grammar and proficiency in editing
  • Communicate with team, clients, and other sources to understand goals to devise winning pieces

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • BA or BS in Economics, Marketing, Communications, English or related field. Additional focus on Finance is a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Must be self-starting, creative and willing to proactively generate ideas
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships in a team environment
  • Demonstrated interest (preferably experience) in financial services industry is a plus

JOB PERKS:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full medical and dental insurance coverage
  • Plenty of paid vacation time
  • Spacious office in River North Chicago
  • Fridge stocked with food and drinks
  • Great quality coffee supply
  • Friday afternoon beers
  • Company outings
  • Company-wide incentives including Summer Hours
  • Relaxed company culture (no dress code, etc)
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