New York City, NY, United States
UNICEF USA’s in-house creative department has an immediate need for a mid-level to senior copywriter. You will be working with 1-2 existing art directors on integrated campaigns to help acquire individual donors and generate funding for UNICEF’s work around the world.
Key Responsibilities/Outcomes (include but are not limited to):
Overall: Help create messaging that supports UNICEF USA in its goal to raise funds from small/individual donors within the United States
Assist in concepting and executing UNICEF USA’s marketing campaigns throughout the year
Brainstorm ideas to help improve and optimize individual aspects of each campaign
Work with UNICEF colleagues to define and deliver on various departmental communications needs, including video
Execute as-needed deliverables around global events (planned, such as UN-recognized awareness days, and unplanned, such as responses to natural and humanitarian disasters)
Assist in the production of various UNICEF USA special events, from summits to galas to advocacy
Help steward the UNICEF USA brand, and protect its quality and consistency
Assist in internal UNICEF USA communication materials, from one-pagers to toolkits to annual reports
Help curate and update UNICEF USA’s asset library
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a marketing copywriting role
Demonstrated portfolio of marketing communications (please be sure to provide link to be considered)
Ability to think strategically, understand underlying objectives, and suggest creative solutions
Experience with best practices of writing for digital/social marketing
Experience across media channels a plus (i.e. broadcast scriptwriting, websites, social, print, collateral)
Long-form writing a plus, but not imperative
Understanding/familiarity with global affairs preferred
Willingness to apply the same enthusiasm across all levels of assignments
Ability to respect and work within budget constraints
Ability to work productively with external vendors and agencies
Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and prioritize while working under multiple deadlines
Should possess an entrepreneurial spirit and a high degree of creativity
Ability to occasionally travel to domestic and international developing country locations
Must demonstrate UNICEF USA Core Values: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork, and Service
Must possess current and valid US Work Authorization and be eligible to work for any US employer without sponsorship.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary is commensurate with experience. In addition, UNICEF USA offers a comprehensive benefits package.
UNICEF USA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.