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Copywriter

Company: Springs Window Fashions
Location: Middleton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description Our Company Springs Window Fashions (SWF) has been a leader in the window treatments industry since 1939. Headquartered in Middleton, WI, we have over 8,000 associates and 14 locations in North America. Our products are available in nearly every major retailer, in thousands of designer showrooms and showcased in large commercial buildings. Our company is privately owned with products marketed across a broad portfolio of brands including Bali, Graber, SunSetter and Mecho. We pride ourselves as "The Best Experience Company," which is why we strive every day to provide the best experience for our consumers, channel partners, and associates. Our Department The Marketing Team develops and executes SWF's residential marketing strategy to position our brands as market leaders, drive brand awareness, and improve consumer engagement-all while continually improving the consumer's experience. Marketing at SWF is fast-paced, and this dynamic group provides a vital role, as the work we do is often the first impression consumers have of our brands. Within the Marketing Team is the Creative Services Team. This team is made up of graphic design, copywriting, and photography professionals, and contributes to both new product launches, as well as day-to-day projects, across the SWF family of brands. Creative team members collaborate to concept and develop exciting work that achieves goals, adheres to brand standards, and always keeps the consumer front of mind. Who Should Apply The Copywriter is an integral member of the Creative Services team. This role is within the residential division and works with the copy supervisor, product management, channel marketing, and consumer marketing to craft messaging for launches specific to each channel and brand. There is an emphasis on continuing to define brand differentiation in terms of voice, and there's a lot of opportunity for the right person to take ownership of this role and develop the direction of his or her assigned brands. A successful candidate will be equally comfortable with both big concepts, as well as small details, eager to thrive in a fast-paced organization, and a natural leader who will bring a can-do attitude to the office every day. Job Responsibilities Leadership * Effectively plans personal workload to ensure quality work is being executed on time and within scope * Coordinates with channel and marketing marketing managers to prioritize and complete assignments in a timely matter * Proactively reports on project status, as well as issues and implications to other areas * Attends and participates in meetings for creative development, copy input, and presentations Copywriting * Drives brand differentiation through distinct copywriting style * Concepts and writes marketing materials for assigned brands, including, but not limited to brochures, sell sheets, emails, web copy, newsletters, convention materials, sample books, in-store signage, social media posts, blog articles, and collection/color names * Completes assignments in a meticulous, efficient manner, while supporting company goals and objectives * Organizes and maintains all copy files, process documents, and naming records * Maintains awareness of copy and home d--cor trends, as well as competitors' offerings * Performs other duties as required Planning/Analysis/Strategy Development * Integrates quality, at-the-source thinking across all daily, individual, team and project work * Utilizes quality/process tools and methodology in daily individual work * Defines, documents, and strives to improve individual processes within their sphere of control * Checks satisfaction of internal customers through use of quality tools and customer/supplier metrics Requirements Job Requirements Education & Experience * Minimum education required: Associates Degree in writing, communications, or related field (BA degree preferred) * Minimum 2-4 years copywriting experience, preferably in a brand or agency environment * Experience must demonstrate a proven ability to develop and execute original concepts that adhere to brand standards Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities * Thorough knowledge of copywriting and all its best practices * Self-motivated, proactive, and detail-oriented, with a strong work ethic * Ability to work independently and collaboratively, in a fast-paced environment * Ability to prioritize work and manage projects on a daily basis * Must display good communication and team-oriented/collaborative skills * Produces results with speed and efficiency. Ability to pivot and adapt in a fast-changing environment is key. * Ability to work though barriers or roadblocks, while staying on task * Builds rapport with both internal and external contacts, while developing effective relationships. Seeks to understand and anticipate the needs of others to ensure high levels of satisfaction. * Responds quickly to change with a positive attitude, with a willingness to learn new ways to work and achieve objectives Behavioral Competencies * Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments * Drive Engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives * Instill Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity * Drive Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances * Consumer/Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering on customer-centric solutions * Critical Thinking - Making Sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems * Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations * Optimize Work Processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement

Keywords: Springs Window Fashions, Madison , Copywriter, Advertising , Middleton, Wisconsin

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