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Creative Writer

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R1798
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Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-Time

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Overview:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

SUMMARY

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 Creative Writer will be responsible for 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.

Conducts research before and during the writing process.

Responsible for creative copy for print, interactive, broadcast or collateral.

Prepares material for assignments, which includes planning, outline and synopsis.

Conducts thorough fact-checks before submitting any work.

Ensures the logical flow of all writing produced.

Incorporates concepts into advertising pieces.

Attends feedback sessions and makes revisions suggested by the client, publisher or editors.

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.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

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.

Exceptional organization skills with ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with solid presentation skills.

Exceptional customer service and relationship-building skills.

Ability to schedule, plan and lead meetings.

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.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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