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Thursday, December 01, 2005

Russell & Herder seeking Copywriter

Russell & Herder is currently looking for a talented Copywriter to join our team. We’re seeking a rare mix: a candidate who knows the rules of good writing well enough to know how, when and why to bend them. This is not a “traditional” copywriting position, although you will be responsible for copywriting, from initial concept through final execution.

Other media skills, such as desktop video editing, will be considered a big plus. Successful candidate will be smart, professional, with the proficiency to write for a multitude of media, including print, Web, radio, collateral, as well as strategic positioning statements develop branding for campaigns. Must be comfortable interacting with both clients and consumers, in the office and in the field. You understand how to connect brands with consumers in engaging ways, how to communicate quickly and clearly, have a commitment to delivering client ROI and the ability to generate creative results within a team environment.

Strong knowledge of grammar and style, exceptional proofreading skills and self-editing capability, knowledge of strategic marketing/promotional tactics, enthusiasm for learning and developing new consumer engagement strategies, ability to quickly move between assignments and subjects and intellect, street-smart, sense of humor and positive, can do attitude.

Please submit cover letter, resume and five writing samples to lynn@russellherder.com. Candidates within the Minneapolis area who meet qualifications will be given first consideration.

See their Monster ad here.