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Corporate Communications Copywriter

Onward Search is hiring a Corporate Communications Copywriter for an international corporation on a long-term contract basis

Position Scope:

This is a W2 contract opportunity expected to initially last for 12 months and then extend year over year.

Benefits are available throughout the entire length of the engagement

This is an onsite role in the Perimeter area of Atlanta. Remote candidates will NOT be considered.

Job Summary:

The primary responsibilities of the writer will include researching, developing, writing, editing and proofreading content for newsletters and publications. Articles written by the writer may be used in either print or electronic communications. Additional duties may include providing writing expertise for special communications projects such as executive speeches, customer letters, video case studies and customer-facing presentations and brochures. In this role, the writer must work closely and collaboratively with both the communications staff and the publications agency.

Job Responsibilities:

Write clear, compelling copy for the HR portal: review current articles housed in the employee portal and rewrite content in a friendly, how-to-style that encourages employees to take action.

Conduct thorough research and interviews: requires research and interviewing of experts and individuals to identify specific steps required to reach the desired outcome, develop/utilize additional collateral related to the subject, review Standard Operating Procedures build by the process, and to identify best methods to communicate necessary steps through a digital platform.

Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts: requires collaboration with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to write and rewrite HR content, Including identifying missing information, gaps in the article(s), and developing new content based on new processes and policy changes.

Research and convert U.S.-centric processes to country-specific content: includes rewriting US content into country-specific content as well as the development of new country-specific content for 21 countries in scope

Interact with Global Stakeholders: requires connecting, updating and informing global stakeholders to incorporate country-specific and enterprise-wide processes and procedures throughout the portal.

Coordinate translation of content: requires coordination of translations for any collateral which requires additional languages (8 languages currently in scope).

Skills Needed:

Ability to write clear, persuasive copy with a distinct voice.

Ability to interpret copywriting briefs to understand project requirements.

Collaborate with employee communications, human resources, Subject Matter Experts, and other professionals to respond to top employee questions

Conduct high-quality research and interviews.

Edit and proofread copy as needed

Use SEO principles to maximize the copy’s reach.

Source images and other content.

Ability to research simple and complex subjects to identify clear, concise steps to resolution.


Proven experience as a copywriter or related role.

Knowledge of online content strategy and creation.

Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.

Experience with SEO preferred.

Strong research skills.

Creativity and collaborative spirit.

Excellent time-management and organizational skills.

BSc/BA in Marketing, English, Journalism or related field preferred.

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

Employer Details:

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.

Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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