Copywriter & Journalistic Producer

Proposed Salary:  $60k – $80k / year TBD based on Experience and Salary Expectations (Standard – High Experience Level)
*Open to both Full Time W2 or Freelance W9 relationships for this position
Timeline:  Flexible based on candidates current professional situation

Job role: Copywriter & Story / Journalistic Producer
Phoenix, AZ

Ambient Skies seeks to hire a word genius who loves all things creative, all things content, and is excited to join a fast-growing team in Phoenix, AZ. He/She should have a strong journalism and copyrighting background. They should also have a strong understanding of story development and the creative process to assist both the team and our clients in developing tier 1, story driven, powerful and emotionally connecting content for a variety of clients and projects.

Our new Master of Words will be responsible for ensuring the editorial of various content related projects by working directly under our Associate Creative Director. They must have lengthy experience working in all things editorial including Video / Scripts, Branding / Marketing, Messaging, Website Copy, Client Presentations, Creative Development & Blogging. *We are also hoping that with the right candidate and their journalism background, that they will be willing to participate in video productions that are interview driven. The right candidate loves to interview people for both development & content creation related projects.

The Copywriter / Journalistic Producer will be expected to be a Leader on the team when it comes to anything editorial related, and represent Ambient Skies’ core values both in the field and when interfacing with clients. Responsibilities vary from project to project. The position will be 75% remote, with 25% on-location in Phoenix, AZ. The candidate must also be willing to travel for projects as we do make our way around the Globe at times. The ACD duties may include the following:

The CW duties may include the following:

      • Working with Clients & our Agency Partners directly on Creative editorial (scripts, messaging, blogs, etc.)
      • Lead teams and clients on various editorial projects. This can be as high as 5+ small projects and 1-3 large projects at any given time.
      • We also have a small network of copywriters that we work with and so this new candidate is able to act as both the writer & the editor at times
      • Working with designers on websites, client presentations, etc. (Experience in Adobe Suite, Figma, Google, etc.)
      • Creative Development & Conceptualization of Editorial Content, Campaigns & Deliverables from scratch
      • Collaborating with Creative Directors on Messaging, Scripts, Editorial, Etc.
      • Collaborating with DP’s on film sets, interviewing subjects on set, etc.
      • *Managing AS Website & Blog editorial

Experience Required

• Minimum 6 years of Copywriting experience
• Experience growing a blog or working with small teams in the editorial department
• Experience in specific industries like Healthcare, Home Services, Tourism, Consumer Brands, etc.
• Managing Clients and Creative Team expectations directly
• Has an understanding of everything Marketing, PR & Advertising
• Experience on all production shoots including Commercial, Docu, Corporate, Product, Etc. is a plus
• Multicultural marketing experience is a big plus
• Knowledge of all media platforms and a desire to stay abreast of all media trends
• Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
• Able to juggle multiple tasks under pressure in a fast-paced environment
• Energetic self-starter who takes initiative and creative approach to problem solving
• Ability to work independently
• Strong computer skills including Adobe CC, MS Office and Internet applications
• Strong people skills
• Proficiency with Adobe / Figma / Google based applications
• Good customer service skills

What we offer! Ambient Skies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected] or you may call us at 1+(480) 420-4368.

  • 24/7 Access to EAP Counseling (3 Free confidential sessions)
  • Free Legal and Financial consultations
  • Wellness Program (Comprehensive health risk assessment & 3 Sessions with a wellness Coordinator)
  • Pharmacy Discount Card
  • Dedicated Personal Assistants (Helpful for scheduling travel, arranging Childcare, Gift Ideas, Eldercare etc.)
  • Discount program through Working advantage (Discounts on retail, sporting events, Concerts, Theme parks and more)
  • 401k (withholding depends on employee’s preference)
  • PTO
  • Paid sick leave
  • Holidays off
  • Work from home / flexible schedule opportunities
  • Minimal weekend commitments / OT
  • Access to Microsoft, adobe, google suite & other needed software needed to perform duties
  • Access to production and photography gear needed to perform
  • Monthly team and relationship building events
  • Annual performance evaluations for salary increase

Work/Life Balance:  Ambient Skies believes in a strong work life balance. For all employees, we offer 1 Friday off every other month (6 Fridays max per year) and the entire team is required to take a “re-charge” week twice per year in July & December. While responsibilities may still need to be attended to, these extra days off do not affect pay, PTO or Holidays.

PTO:       
80 hours / year in vacation (3.77 hours accrued every 30 days worked).
40 hours / year will carry over to next year.
120 max PTO hours / year, use or lose after that.
Termination policy.
No pay out on termination for cause.
Pay out with two-week notice, employee works full 80 hours.

SICK LEAVE:  80 hours / year in sick live (1 hour accrued every 30 hours worked).

401k: For the 401K, participants will be auto-enrolled at a 3% contribution rate after they have completed 12 months of service and are 21 years of age. The plan is not a safe harbor plan and has a 6-year vesting schedule. If auto enroll is not preferred, employee must opt out.

 

 

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