• Marketing Content Writer

    Location US-IL-Lake Zurich
    # Positions
    2
    Company
    ACCO Brands
  • Position Summary

    If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, a Kensington® computer mouse or a simple box of ACCO paper clips, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation, one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions.  We have great brands that people in a 100 countries all over the world use to stay organized, such as:

     

    AT-A-GLANCE®   Day-Timer®   Five Star®   GBC®   Kensington® Mead®   Quartet®   Swingline®   Wilson Jones® & others

     

    We need great talent at ACCO Brands, and value different talents, aspirations and views to create a highly motivated, action-oriented atmosphere. Our winning team shares the ACCO Brands Vision of being a company that Achieves, Creates, Collaborates, and Organizes. We have a dynamic and healthy culture that is shaped by leaders and lived by employees at all levels.

     

    ACCO Brands is seeking a Marketing Content Writer for our Lake Zurich, IL office. 

     

    The Marketing Content Writer will write, edit, and proofread product copy. The primary focus of the role is creating product descriptions to educate consumers and promote sales of office and school products on internal brand websites and external customer websites.

    Accountabilities:

    • Writes product-focused copy in various formats for web distribution
    • Conducts keyword and competitor research to drive copy improvements
    • Writes and edits search engine optimized (SEO) product descriptions for items across 10+ brands with a strategic and competitive mindset
    • Edits copy to match customer requirements and delivers in the appropriate format
    • Works with internal stakeholders to ensure that all newly created/updated copy is factually correct and in line with best practices in the marketplace

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required with focus in Communication, Marketing, Journalism or related field
    • 3+ years professional experience writing/editing marketing copy for web; experience writing product descriptions highly desirable
    • Exceptional editing and proofreading skills; ability to check and correct their own work
    • Intermediate level experience with Microsoft Excel: background writing/editing marketing copy in excel and able to use formulas and functions to manipulate/format data
    • Experience working on a cross-functional team with a diverse group of people
    • Strong communication skills
    • Independently motivated and able to work quickly to complete assignments with minimal supervision

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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