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13 Oct 2022
Coal Creative is hiring a Content Writer

Join the team! Coal Creative needs a writer!

Overview 

Coal Creative is seeking a talented individual to join the Coal Creative team as a content writer! Our ideal candidate should have a passion for writing for websites, social media posts and news releases, as well as excellent proofreading, editing and organizational skills. Applicants should have familiarity with keyword research and search engine optimization. 

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Proficiency in social media, blog and web content writing
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills 
  • Background in researching industry-related topics
  • Ability to recognize and implement consistency in style and voice across multiple brands
  • Familiarity with keyword research and SEO
  • Highly organized and motivated
  • A goal-oriented and ferocious writer 
  • Strong time management skills
  • Inclined towards organization, and willing to adapt to internal standards 
  • Ability to manage and track time using our internal systems
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment and manage multiple projects with different requirements at once
  • Willing to learn and grow
  • A collaborative spirit ♥

 

Fueled By 

  • Writing engaging content that produces results

 

Works closely with

  • Content Director
  • Chief Creative Officer 
  • Social Media Specialist 

 

Role Details

  • Starting Salary: $35,000 per year
  • Position Type: Full Time 
    • 35 hours per week
  • Location: Flexible — there are 3 primary options available:
    • In-house at our Wilkes-Barre location at 67-69 Public Square, Suite 600
    • Hybrid model (for example: 3 days in office, 2 days remote)
    • Fully remote option is available, as long as it is the best fit for both the applicant and the team at Coal Creative
  • Internal Tools Utilized: Asana, Google Workspace, Harvest, Slack

 

Communication & Expectations

  • Maintain a Coal Creative email for client outreach and respond to all correspondence within 24 hours 
  • Consistent internal communication with the Coal Creative team (currently via the messaging software Slack)
  • Attend all necessary meetings, internally and externally
  • While we do not require a start and end time at Coal Creative, this position is expected to be primarily available between the hours of 10AM and 4PM Monday through Friday

 

About The Company

Our team members at Coal Creative are leaders in the marketing and advertising industry. We specialize in innovation, collaboration and productivity while balancing social responsibility and commitment to community.  

We are headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, but serve clients who operate on local, national and even global scales. Likewise, our team covers the map but still maintains strong professional relationships and friendships.

As a human-first organization, we prioritize our people before anything. It leads to more effective marketing campaigns, wholehearted community advocacy and better collaborator relationships. This mindset has led to broad recognition on local and national levels including a Times Leader Media Group Best Places to Work award and Communitas Award for Excellence in Community Service in 2021.

 

Company Location

67-69 Public Square, Suite 600, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

 

To Apply

Please send your resume, portfolio pieces and your response to “Why Coal Creative?” to Operations and Business Development Manager, Camaryn Lokuta, via email at camaryn@coalcreative.comApplications are being accepted until 11:59 PM on Tuesday, November 1st.  

Questions? Please email Operations and Business Development Manager, Camaryn Lokuta, at camaryn@coalcreative.com or call her office line at 570-212-9586 ext. 701

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