Job ID: 41672
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Our client is seeking a Copywriter to join their dynamic team in Beaverton, OR. The Copywriter will inject editorial life into experiences, athlete stories, products, and branding through digital platforms. As the copywriter, you’ll write inspiring editorial and marketing messaging that speaks to several key moments across .com, email, apps, and performance marketing, and drives readers to connect with the brand in multiple ways through its athletes and products.

You are:
Driven by a love of sport and finding interesting stories that will inspire athletes.
A strong and approachable editorial storyteller. 
Be able to create interesting ways that connect sports narratives to the products they’re trying to sell.
Well versed in writing clear stories and thoughtful headlines that are authentic to sport and athletes.
Collaborative and good at receiving and giving critical feedback in a constructive, open, active, empathetic way.
Technically proficient in English grammar, syntax, structure, etc.
Passionate about sports writing, sneakers, and sportswear.

We’ll expect you to:
Write intelligent copy informed by project briefs, a specific campaign, athlete interviews, and business goals.
Nail tight deadlines.
Ask questions and deliver an editorial-first approach to the stories you’re asked to create.
Edit, collaborate with designers and present to stakeholders.
Keep stories on-brand and consistent in style, quality, tone of voice, and user experience.

You need:
A substantive writing portfolio demonstrating both your creative process and your written work for real-world clients.
3–5 years of professional and project-based copywriting experience, of which no fewer than 2 years should be writing for an ad agency, editorial publication or creative studio.
Not required, but a background in journalism or editorial storytelling would be extremely beneficial.
Experience and passion writing for an active lifestyle, sports, and outdoor brands.
Attention to message, detail, quality, organization, and time management in a fast-paced environment.
Familiarity with the design process, critiques, and design thinking.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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