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Communications Writer

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Oct 11 '19Posted on:
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Award-winning international design firm Perkins Eastman seeks a Communications Writer to join our growing in-house Brand + Communications Group.

Primary Responsibilities:
The position will work as a member of a growing Brand + Communications team on a variety of storytelling initiatives including copywriting for collateral materials, blog posts, bylined articles, media campaigns, internal communications, and social media platforms.

Candidate must have a thorough understanding of story fundamentals, a keen sense of newsworthiness, stellar interviewing and writing skills, and a solid understanding of how to combine text, images, audio and video to create an authentic storytelling experience that is true to Perkins Eastman’s brand. 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about inspiring and engaging our employees and clients through creative storytelling.  We want to showcase each of our stories in a unique and interesting way, so each story must be delivered in its own voice with a targeted, personalized approach while also supporting our overarching brand.   

Storytelling in today’s digital world is so much more than the copy, so we are also looking for a Communications Writer who loves trying out new innovative formats, using visuals and multimedia to bring the story to life. 

What you will bring to the role:

  • A problem solver – conceptual thinking and strategic problem solving are key
  • Think visually about how the copy comes to life
  • A team player who readily collaborates with all types of people
  • Equally comfortable writing a clever headline as you are writing longer copy
  • A clear understanding of tone and the ability to adapt your writing style based on the message and your intended audience
  • Understand the importance of creative strategy, use it to create powerful work, and clearly present it to others for buy-in
  • Positive outlook and attitude
  • Deliver quality work, on time, with exceptional attention to detail
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, UI design, responsive/adaptive design principles are a plus. You don’t have to do it, just understand how you can use those tools to your advantage. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferred in marketing & communications
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in strategic marketing & communications
  • Minimum 5 years of creative writing experience
  • Experience in creative writing across various channels – blogs, social media, video, etc.
  • Background in agency a plus
  • Ability to quickly simplify messages
  • Ability to develop and apply creative solutions to complex issues
  • Innate love of learning
  • Proactive, can-do attitude
  • Collaborative nature
  • Demonstrated leadership in a professional setting

Writing samples will be requested at time of interview. 

 

How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


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