Associate Copywriter

 About EAB

At EAB, our mission is to make education smarter and our communities stronger. We harness the collective power of 1,600+ schools, colleges, and universities to uncover and apply proven practices and transformative insights. And since complex problems require multifaceted solutions, we work with each school differently to apply these insights through a customized blend of research, technology, and services. From kindergarten to college and beyond, EAB partners with education leaders, practitioners, and staff to accelerate progress and drive results across three key areas: enrollment management, student success, and institutional operations and strategy.

At EAB, we serve not only our partner institutions but each other—that's why we are always working to make sure our employees love their jobs and are invested in their community. See how we've been recognized for this dedication to our employees by checking out our recent awards.

For more information, visit our Careers page. 

The Role in Brief:

Copywriter

The Copywriter merges the unique voice of our partner colleges and universities with proven marketing principles to create effective mail and online campaigns. This role requires a basic understanding of direct marketing strategy. The ideal candidate has professional writing experience, the potential to lead others, a positive attitude, an outstanding work ethic and a passion for helping students find their ideal college fit.

This role is based in Richmond, VA. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Write and revise original copy for assigned clients
  • Learn from feedback to produce copy that is consistently strong and on point
  • Contribute to copy and recruitment marketing discussions in client meetings
  • Participate in team, client, and process meetings
  • Help with special projects, including collateral pieces outside of normal Enrollment Services marketing products 
  • Work well with others, including Art Directors, Web Designers and account teams
  • Support the Copywriting group by providing coverage and taking on overflow work
  • Champion company-wide process improvement, systems development, and training initiatives
  • Possess the technical flexibility to quickly adapt to changing systems and processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • At least 2 years writing experience in a professional setting
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a team setting
  • Ability to manage time and meet tight deadlines as well as work late hours/weekends as needed
  • Minimal travel required

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Ability to conform writing to prescribed styles
  • Ability to accept and learn from constructive criticism
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to handle multiple priorities/deadlines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Benefits

Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package.

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance; dependents and domestic partners eligible
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • 20+ days of PTO annually, in addition to paid firm holidays
  • Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
  • Paid parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents
  • Phase Back to Work program for employees returning from parental leave
  • Infertility treatment coverage and adoption or surrogacy assistance
  • Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
  • Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
  • Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here.

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At EAB, we believe that to fulfill our mission to “make education smarter and our communities stronger” we need team members who bring a diversity of perspectives to the table and a workplace where each team member is valued, respected and heard.

To that end, EAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

 

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