Ministry Function

The Copywriter supports the ministry at Convoy of Hope by writing, editing, and proofreading content related to general communication, development, marketing, web, digital, and public relations copy. This individual will assist with the fulfillment of communication assets to in-house departments, external clients, and friends of the organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
1. Writes copy for the organization’s ever-evolving needs as assigned by the Content Director. This includes email content, direct mail pieces, internal and external reports, website copy, social media posts, press releases, print articles, scripts, marketing material, and other collateral.
2. Edits and proofreads content that is generated within and tasked to the Communications Division.
3. Ensures all assigned copy adheres closely to brand and voice style guidelines.
4. Works with the Content Team to update brand and voice guidelines when necessary.
5. Serves as desk reporter, conducting interviews as needed.
6. With the Content Team, creates marketing assets for use by the organization and other departments.
7. Liaises with clients on projects as needed.
8. Fulfills all other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1. Bachelor of Arts in English, communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field is preferred. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
2. Two or more years of demonstrated experience in written communications for print, video, and/or broadcast is required.
3. Proven direct response writing skills is preferred.
4. Demonstrates the ability and agility to work on tight deadlines.
5. Displays a proven ability to edit for consistency, accuracy, and competency.
6. Can multi-task and stay highly organized.
7. Can prioritize projects.
8. Displays strong interpersonal communication skills.
9. Demonstrates an ability and willingness to occasionally travel domestically and internationally.
10. Serves as an advocate for the ministry, striving to nurture, broaden, and develop financial and other resource opportunities to support and expand organizational and program ministry.
11. Positively represents the ministry of Convoy of Hope, including its mission statement and core values, to all outside constituencies.
12. As a Christian organization, Convoy of Hope believes it is critical that team members embrace the organization’s religious purposes for which it exists, and not only agree with its Statement of Faith but demonstrate it in their lives on an ongoing basis.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no direct supervisory responsibility.

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