Kelly Services 3466 - Copy Writer, Education (Contract Role)- Virtual USA in Lansing, Michigan
Kelly is seeking an experienced, professional writer for its Education practice. Sitting within the Global Marketing organization, this individual will support and drive the practice’s thought leadership efforts through editorial, public relations, and marketing efforts. This individual will help drive the evolution of Kelly’s thought leadership platform through strategic and creative content development and creation.
The ideal candidate has exceptional writing and editing abilities, a high level of business acumen, the ability to identify current topics and trends to take a position on, and insatiable intellectual curiosity. This candidate must be able to absorb new concepts quickly, work with senior executives, and know how to navigate with ease in a corporate environment. Strong journalism, collaboration, and interpersonal skills are required.
Research andsource content by leveraging industry, education practice, and companyknowledge
Write and editcontent in collaboration with internal and industry partners
Assist withcontent distribution on website, social channels, and other venues
Assist withmeasurement of content performance and impact
Write andcollaborate on other Marketing Communications content, as needed
10 years ofexperience producing high-quality, authentic, and differentiated thoughtleadership and Marketing Communications content
Outstandingwriting, verbal, and interviewing skills
Make abstractconcepts relevant
Manage relationships,work cross-functionally, and earn trust from senior stakeholders
Acollaborative spirit, able to take direction when necessary
Work on multiple, simultaneous projects andmeet deadlines
Thinkstrategically and incorporate ideas into messages
Thinkcreatively to develop concepts and ideas into strong opinion pieces tograb attention
Writegrammatically clean copy that uses the appropriate voice, tone, andmessage
Communicatecomplex messages in a clear, concise manner
Collaboratewith other writers, artists, account representatives, and internalcustomers at all levels
A continuouslearning mindset
Bachelor’sdegree is required
Prior workexperience in education, academia, or the workforce industry is a plus
Writing samples, or a portfolio link for review
Work location: This job can be performed except in thestate of Colorado. Colorado residents will not be considered for this role.
Major duties breakdown
70% Source, write, edit, and proofread education practice thought leadership and marketing communications content
15 % Research, collaborate, and develop strategic messages/content and creative ideas; assist with measurement of content performance and impact
15% Keep current with industry, education practice, and company products and services, research and analyze trends and practices to continuously improve the quality of our thought leadership and external communications
About Kelly Services®
Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of work (https://careers.kellyservices.com/) , and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting (https://www.kellyocg.com/) practice.
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