• Copywriter

    Job Locations US-TN-Memphis
    ID
    2019-1084
    Category
    Marketing
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Memphis Grizzlies are seeking a creative and strategic Copywriter to work with our Marketing team to assist in developing messaging, themes, and concepts for sales & marketing campaigns across various mediums, including radio copy & live reads, online & print ads, website content, broadcast & in-arena promotions, plus printed collateral. 

     

    The Copywriter will also provide proofing support of our Marketing deliverables, including graphics, emails, web copy, and advertisements.

     

    The optimal candidate will be self-driven, work well and accurately within tight deadlines, and capable of managing competing priorities all with an emphasis on producing copy that elevates our brand messaging.

    Responsibilities

    • Ideate, create, and optimize copy for short & long form content. Copy needs include messaging for sales and marketing promotions, social media ads, banner ads, radio, print, website, mobile app, PowerPoint presentations, documents, etc.
    • Create copy that resonates with each of our brand voices.
    • Concept messaging and themes for promotional campaigns.
    • Produce factually accurate and error-free copy – dates, times, matchups, pricing, player names, etc.
    • Provide proofing and edits of all collateral - to include messaging on graphics and within advertisements.
    • Maintain a content calendar for planning and delivering tasks on time.
    • Collaborate closely with Creative & Brand Sr. Director and Advertising & Digital Marketing Director on copywriting requirements.
    • Conduct industry and competitive research to inform content development.
    • Other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Communications or a related field
    • 3-5 years copywriting experience
    • Excellent grammar, spelling, writing, and proofreading skills, including the ability to write in a range of voices and styles
    • Portfolio showcasing writing ability is required
    • Knowledge of sports and entertainment, specifically NBA basketball, is a bonus
    • Must be tech savvy and up-to-date on general happenings in popular culture
    • Ability to quickly assimilate new information and learn new skills is critical
    • Must be focused, extremely detail-oriented and highly organized
    • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and complete on-time is required
    • Excellent computer skills including MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
    • Must be a team player with a strong customer service focus
    • Due to the nature of our business, candidates must be willing and able to work nights, holidays and weekends as required

     

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