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Senior Copywriter/Content Strategist
Located In:Omaha, NE
Job Type:Full-time Employee
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
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)
Applications accepted through December 9, 2017
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Making the World a Better Place to Live
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
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
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.