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Freelance SEO Content Writer

Chicago, IL | Creative

Job Description

About Us:

14th and Boom is seeking a Freelance SEO Content Writer to join our branding, digital marketing, media and creative agency team. Our talented group comes from diverse backgrounds to help launch and grow our client’s brands. 

The ideal candidate will flourish in an entrepreneurial and non-layered environment.  We have a fun group of clients in eCommerce, fashion, finance, fitness, restaurants and retail.

As a rapidly growing business, we are looking for candidates who are extremely passionate about marketing, entrepreneurship and are excited about the idea of building an agency.  

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptual development, strategy and execution of various copy deliverables including web site copy, blog posts, emails and social media posts
  • Compose clear, original, grammatically-correct and effective long-form marketing copy
  • Author online content utilizing SEO best practices
  • Understand and apply a brand’s voice to all communication materials
  • Ability to quickly understand your client’s business, their competitors and the industry
  • Act as our primary content pro and collaborate with teammates in brand strategy, user experience and web development
  • Ability to work remotely – bonus if you are in the Chicago area
  • Participate in client meetings, creative brainstorms and new business meetings
  • Demonstrate excellent time management, problem solving and organizational skills; adapting quickly to changing priorities 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required (/English/Journalism/Communications degree preferred) 
  • Must have experience writing for a financial firm in private equity or venture capital
  • Minimum 3 years of professional SEO content writing/strategy experience
  • Excellent writing skills with demonstrated ability to write successfully for the web (driving traffic, building engagement and optimizing user experience) 
  • Proficiency in web content management systems, publishing and PowerPoint 
  • Solid understanding of web analytics
  • Experience with graphic design a plus
  • Ability to take and execute direction with strong project coordination skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to deadlines
  • Have a minimum of 15 hours per week available for the next two weeks (Apr 7 - Apr 21)
  • Please include a portfolio of your work so we can evaluate your candidacy

Bonus Points:

  • Looking to hire someone with agency experience as an SEO Copywriter, SEO Content Creator, Web Content Manager or Web Content Marketer
  • This role requires experience writing for a financial firm in private equity or venture capital

Perks:

  • Flexible work hours with the ability to work remotely or with the team in our Chicago office
  • Bonus potential for new business referrals
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