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Senior Copywriter/Content Strategist

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Located In:  Omaha, NE
Zipcode:  68102
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Job Type:  Full-time Employee
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
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Location:  Omaha, NE
Start Date:  2017-11-09
Requisition #:  R2468
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Valmont is looking for an experienced Sr. Copywriter/Content Strategist to bring fresh ideas, a mastermind of words and out-of-the-box thinking to our content and campaigns. The position is for the Irrigation Division. The Sr. Copywriter/Content Strategist works alongside all members of the Marketing Team to develop content to be used globally. The primary responsibility is writing and editing copy across multiple mediums (e-mail, web, social media, blog, video scripts, press releases, editorials, advertorials, brochures, case studies, direct mail, print ads, radio, internal written communication, testimonials). This position also manages all social media, blogging and media relations. This position is responsible for editing content written by advertising agencies, freelance writers, Valmont staff and its sister companies to ensure a consistent voice. The incumbent actively participates in brainstorming sessions and creative development efforts to drive strong conceptual solutions. The position consults with subject matter experts to obtain, develop and clarify technical information related to products and services. The incumbent must shift copywriting approach, as appropriate, for any and all media, as well as drive and manage an overall copy strategy to ensure the consistent voice is applied to all mediums. Superior communication skills, organization and working in a fast-paced environment is required. We are looking for a writer who likes variety and thoroughly understands the digital space.

Note: Only applicants who include writing samples will be considered.

Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • Minimum of five (5) years of agency or in-house marketing experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or writing emphasis
  • Strong conceptual abilities, remarkable writing and editing skills, and a solid knowledge of the digital landscape
  • Desire to work collaboratively as part of a larger team in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to effectively and persuasively present sometimes complex information in a simple, easily understandable way
  • Ability to incorporate SEO best practices into digital and web-based copy
  • Ability to produce copy that reflects our brand principles (voice, tone)
  • Ability to assist with developing content reuse model and strategy
  • Comfortable working within a content management system to edit copy on webpages
  • Thorough knowledge of AP Style
  • Ability to work with little direction by knowing the client's goals and performing self-directed research
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to produce copy that engages, builds relationships and encourages taking action
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and work on multiple tasks with a variety of departments, divisions and team members
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Flexible - can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
  • Positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications (Optional):

  • Portfolio that demonstrates writing for digital and print mediums
  • Two (2) years’ experience in social media content marketing (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Blogging)
  • Strong knowledge of modern digital marketing frameworks, channels, methodologies and tools
  • Experience with lead generation as part of a marketing strategy
  • Knowledge of Sitefinity, or similar, content management system
  • Knowledge of Hubspot, or similar, inbound marketing platform
  • Experience working with project tracking and collaborative tools (i.e. Confluence, JIRA)
  • Agriculture/manufacturing experience
Applications accepted through December 9, 2017

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Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment.  We design, manufacture and sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and fabricated industrial products.  We also provide custom coatings services.

Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating services.  Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products around the world from corrosion.

Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh water resources.

Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the world.

Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries; forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.

Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers in North America and emerging global markets.

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