Overview: Looking for a creative writer role in a dynamic, national, publically traded company? Nelnet’s in-house agency is looking for a Creative Writer. The agency is a 30+ person shop that supports the marketing and advertising for all of Nelnet’s 25+ business verticals. We produce award-winning and effective creative that helps move Nelnet businesses forward.
Works closely with Senior Creative Writer and other members of the creative team to concept and copywrite for internal and external Nelnet and Nelnet affiliate marketing materials in all media. The Creative Writer also creates and execute social media strategy and reporting for various client. This position helps oversee the copy and social media intern.
Responsibilities: 1.Produces bold, strategic, persuasive, branded creative in all media 2.Provides message development, brand voice, and copywriting for all Nelnet lines of business. 3.Works with interactive team to develop web and email content and strategies to meet brand objectives 4.Ensures all written messages are bold, strategic, persuasive, on-brand and on-strategy in all media. 5.Checks concepts and copy against the creative brief to ensure it meets strategic goals and objectives. 6.Works in tandem with other creative writers and designers who may share responsibility on specific projects. 7.Reviews projects for written accuracy before final production. 8.Adheres to schedules and budgets. 9.Works with interns to provide messaging direction and editorial feedback. 10.Keeps up on latest writing and social media trends and best practices and shares that information with others. 11.Creates and executes social media strategy and maintenance for clients. 12.Develops estimates for client social media initiatives.
EDUCATION: 4-year degree in Journalism, English, or related field
EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years professional copywriting experience—including concepting, writing, editing, and proofreading. Client presentation experience a plus.
COMPETENCIES – SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES: 1.Proven mastery of language and grammar 2.Ability to write for diverse audience 3.Actively learns and applies new social media trends and skills 4.Technical and promotional writing skills 5.Ability to write and edit under short deadlines 6.Excellent proofreading skills 7.Strong written and oral communication skills 8.Ability to deliver jobs on time and on budget 9.Ability to successfully manage multiple projects.
EEO Statement: Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.
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