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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the public presence and the dissemination point for worldwide public health education and information. The CDC facilities are digital and High-Definition (HD) broadcast, and graphic production and distribution facilities. These services utilize broadcast, satellite, videotape, web and computer-based delivery, while embracing emerging technologies for CDC Centers, Institutes and offices.
The Copy Writer / Editor will be responsible creative copy for print, interactive, broadcast or collateral. Incorporates concepts into advertising pieces. Coordinates with clients on concepts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Writing clear and error-free content for a website, digital media, video or audio podcast and print materials that reflects the client’s voice.
Meeting with clients to understand their message, brand voice and target audience.
Proposing copy concepts in an engaging way for clients and carrying out projects once they are approved.
Interpreting creative direction and technical information and turning them into persuasive copy concepts.
Collaborating to brainstorm and develop a variety of marketing materials.
Working with clients to edit and modify copies to meet their content expectations.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of four (4) years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education/experience.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Skilled proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel Outlook, Project, etc.).
Demonstrated ability to develop and apply comprehensive solutions to client requirements/issues.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills with solid presentation skills.
Exceptional customer service and relationship-building skills.
Ability to implement a proactive approach to problem-solving.
Ability to interact professionally with team members, corporate management, and clients of all levels.
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to effectively work both independently and in a highly collaborative, team environment.
Knowledge of multiple design disciplines with an ability to see the "big picture" of a campaign or product.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
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