Mar 19, 2020

Copywriting Manager

Full-time

Federal Way, WA

✓ Cause-Driven

01 The Job You’re a change agent and want to play a part in a creative process that results in award-winning work that moves people’s hearts and minds. As the Copywriting Manager leading a team of 4, you are a proven leader at crafting inspiring messaging and narratives that compel audiences to action. You have a genuine love for coaching and team development, and a passion for collaborating with others. You will effectively lead our copywriting team, guiding the team in developing strong copywriting and creative concepts, while also bringing your own unique contribution to our in-house agency. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to craft marketing messages for our digital, video, and print channels. You will possess a strong creative voice that inspires others and drives the organization to help solve creative and business challenges. You’ll be joining the team that flipped with script on child sponsorship with the introduction of Chosen®, recognized by AdWeek, MediaPost, Upworthy, and Christianity Today. And fundamental to your life: you’re inspired by your faith in Jesus to love God and love your neighbors. Does this sound like you? Want to be a part of creating the future of this incredible organization? We’d love to hear from you.  

02 What success looks like You're a creative leader; you personally contribute strong creative concepts and compelling marketing copy, while also coaching a team responsible for writing, proofreading, editing, and executing creative campaigns, ensuring messaging and branding guidelines are being upheld. You keep apprised of industry trends and cultural movements to promote innovation and bring a new perspectives to our creative exploration.  

03 Where this job could take your career World Vision USA is a part of the larger World Vision International partnership. Globally, we have over 37,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries. Just over 1000 of us call World Vision USA home. You'll have opportunities to advance within our robust and talented group of creative marketers as you continue to stretch and grow your career for the future.

04 About World Vision USA When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to meet the greatest needs in the world today. We go to ends of the earth and into the margins. Where few go and the road is less traveled. Because Jesus is alive in the hardest places to be a child. We are dangerously soft-hearted. But just the right kind of dangerous. That's because we're a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We empower people out of poverty. For real. For good. For nearly the last 70 years. Jesus' love at the center. Always. We're Christian and follow Jesus' example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. Serving every child we can regardless of faith. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? We hope so.

05 You Bring A call to serve the poor and live out World Vision’s Christian values in both personal and work life. Your proven writing and leadership skills have prepared you for this. You are most happy solving creative challenges and mentoring a team to consistent, high performance. The roots of success in this role will be in your ability to be both creative thought-leader, mentor, and influencer within the organization. This role requires a Bachelor's degree or 8 years of equivalent work experience, with at least 5 years of relevant leadership experience, preferably in an agency environment.

06 Additional Skills we’re interested in You have a love for inspired creative and execution to go along with a keen sense of how to build and cultivate ideas. You're an empathetic leader that knows how to gain trust in your team and actively work to foster collaboration and teamwork through coaching and mentoring. You do what you say you’re going to do and value consistency and integrity.

07 Let your work be your faith in action This is the place where you can use your passion for creative writing and execution to transform lives. You know God’s given you gifts to use, and you feel the call to serve the most vulnerable children in the world. Every video, banner ad, or digital experience gets us one step closer to eradicating extreme poverty. Your ideas and leadership will contribute in ways that are meaningful.

08 Salary Range & Benefits Your salary is important to you so it’s important to us. If you need the approximate range to inform your decision on whether to apply or not contact Chad using one of the ways below. We have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more.

09 To Apply See the Apply box in the lower left corner. Still not sure? I really want to hear from you, even if it’s just to ask some questions about the job or have a chat in confidence. Message Chad in Talent Acquisition at 253-815-2216 or ckopkas@worldvision.org. Also, feel welcome to schedule a short call on my calendar on a day and time that works for you over at https://calendly.com/ckopkas/wvinfocall. Connect with me on LinkedIn here. I post jobs on Twitter too so follow me there for more updates.

10 What happens next? Glad you asked. We owe you that and strive to not leave you wondering. We review applications nearly every day assessing strength of fit for the role. Sometimes questions arise on our end so we message you to learn more. Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial phone conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process you can expect to interview 1:1 with a hiring manager. Finalists normally participate in a panel interview where the opportunity to meet additional members of our staff lends itself to more of a 360-view of the role. Our most valuable resource is our talented staff. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time, so we have all hands on deck to move this important work forward.

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World Vision International is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.

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