mdg (marketing design group)
Are you an energetic team player who would enjoy working in a fast-paced, tech-driven, highly-creative agency environment? Does collaborating with a cast of characters who find their inspiration in caffeine, chocolate, trivia contests and interoffice lip-syncing battles intrigue you? Is one of your best skills translating client and creative direction into compelling and effective marketing communications? If so, this position may have your name written all over it.
mdg is a marketing and PR agency with a head, heart and passion for what we do — delivering measurable results for association and event clients in diverse categories like education, healthcare, technology, energy, cupcakes, cheese curls and craft beer (we’ll explain those last three later). With a 40-year track record of success, mdg was named a “Best Place to Work” by Meetings & Conventions magazine. We’re now seeking an in-house, full-time copywriter for either our CA, DC or VA office.
-Write clear, concise and strategic messaging (including emails, press releases, promotions, direct mail pieces and other marketing materials) that drive business results, support key marketing initiatives and inspire action
-Write industry-centric copy that uses the appropriate voice and vernacular for a variety of industries/clients
-Condense significant amounts of information into succinct communications
-Manage workload efficiently and accurately complete projects according to deadlines
-Edit and proofread as needed, checking for formatting, grammar, punctuation and spelling
-5+ years of marketing copywriting experience (preferably in an agency setting)
-Passion for writing creative and strategic marketing copy
-Ability to convert creative concepts into strategic copy
-Superior language, grammar and creative writing skills
-Ability to work effectively as a member of an internal creative team and as a resource for different marketing teams
-Solid research skills and ability to synthesize and summarize key information
-Excellent project management skills
-Exceptional attention to detail
-Ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline-driven environment
-Ability to complete projects efficiently with minimal direction
-Proficiency in Microsoft Word
-Bachelor's degree or equivalent
mdg also offers a competitive benefits package including medical, 401k, profit sharing contributions and mdG.O. (a sabbatical program that rewards loyalty through the gift of travel).