Gallagher Senior Copywriter, Marketing Resource Center in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co ., one of the world's largest insurance brokerage and risk management services firms, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting and actuarial services. Gallagher also offers claims and information management, risk control consulting and appraisal services to clients around the world. If you're looking for a professional career with an industry leader then you have come to the right place. Wherever your interests lie, we're sure you will agree on one thing: our continued prosperity hinges on our greatest resource --- our people.

Position Summary:

Are you looking for an exciting and challenging new role where you’ll have the opportunity to write for various mediums, such as print, web, and television?

As a copywriter for Gallagher, you’ll be at the forefront of helping represent our brand. We’re looking for someone who is an outstanding writer, as well as proficient at developing tone of voice, creative strategy, and collaborating. As a successful candidate, you’ll have mastered the art of writing in multiple styles for various channels. Your ideas are creative, strategic and always on brand. Under the direction of a creative director, and in collaboration with designers and marketers, the copywriter will help develop conceptual ideas, develop voice and tone—and brings it to life with language that speaks to your target audience. Our copywriters are expected to regularly relay their creative rationale for their creative work and present their work, alongside our creative team.

Responsibilities:

  • Research; writing headlines, long form copy, promotional copy, scripts and web copy; content strategy; social media content creation; and all related copywriting tasks.

  • Collaborating creatively with marketing and creative team in developing creative concepts and ideas behind the work.

  • Understanding user experience and concepts of usability, always putting the user/customer at the center of their thinking.

  • Working with Project Managers to ensure work is delivered on deadline and to the clients’ and firm’s standards.

  • Work with SEO experts to incorporate key words/tags in web content and create content to align with the identified key words.

  • Managing multiple projects and maintaining workflow amid often tight, changing deadlines.

Additional Considerations:

  • May provide guidance to lower level staff, but has no formal supervisory responsibility.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum 5 years Copywriting experience.

  • Proficiency in presenting and talking through creative work.

  • Knowledge of digital, non-digital and integrated media, with ability to edit content for the web and a willingness to learn how to help manage digital content.

Desired:

  • Knowledge of graphic arts is a plus.

Behaviors:

  • Must have excellent written and oral skills and be able to interface with all levels of management.

  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and maintain workflow amid often tight, changing deadlines.

  • Strong attention to detail.

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U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher’s Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job: Marketing

Organization: Corp - HO Managed Expenses

Title: Senior Copywriter, Marketing Resource Center

Location: Illinois-Rolling Meadows

Requisition ID: 44010