Astrophysics Inc

Copywriter

US-CA-City of Industry
1 month ago
ID
2017-1163
# of Openings
1
Category
Marketing

Overview

Astrophysics Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of X-Ray security inspection systems. Since 2002, we have dedicated ourselves to ensuring a safer world through ground-breaking, advanced screening technology, while creating a motivated and creative team of Engineers, Sales and Marketing professionals in our offices both in the US and around the world. While more than 85% of our systems are exported overseas, we take pride in manufacturing each one here in the United States. We are an expanding, dynamic and fast-paced company looking for individuals who want to grow with us. We currently have an immediate full-time position opening for a Copywriter located in City of Industry, California.

 

Job Summary:

The Copywriter provides approximately 50% marketing, and 50% sales proposal support. The ideal candidate will possess excellent attention to detail, communicate effectively, and exhibit expert writing skills. Primary tasks include updating marketing content, developing copy for brand and product promotion, writing copy for sales proposals, and assisting with other marketing tasks as needed.

Responsibilities

Marketing

  • Author compelling marketing copy for various channels/materials, including, but not limited to: the company website, extranet, blog posts, social posts, advertisements, white papers, case studies, newsletters, video scripts, brochures, emails, and press releases. Copy must adhere to Astrophysics’ brand voice and editorial standards.
  • Draft copy for internal company communications, including, but not limited to: email blasts, new employee announcements, and presentations.
  • Edit and proofread additional copy and materials for accurate presentation of our company, product and service information as well as for grammar, spelling, punctuation etc.
  • Collaborate with marketing team on graphic design and visual/multimedia needs to incorporate with the copy.
  • Represent the company at trade shows, conferences and industry events as required.

Sales Proposals

  • Author technical, compliant, compelling, and competitive proposals and responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs).
  • Collaborate with Marketing Manager, Sales Manager and capture team to develop winning proposal strategies, collect necessary information and data, organize proposal layout and structure, align and write copy to customer needs.
  • Contribute to pre-proposal activities, including intelligence gathering, identifying capture team, performing a competitive analysis, conducting client research, and attending capture team meetings.
  • Breakdown the proposal requirements, organize proposal structure, and develop outlines, compliance matrixes, and proposal schedule.
  • Ensure compliance with solicitation requirements and criteria for evaluation.
  • Develop and maintain proposal content library and related documentation to include past performances, contract profiles, and other content to support future proposal efforts.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, or related field.
  • Expert English language skills required. Ability to write technical, creative and persuasive copy with proper tone, sentence structure, and grammar. Familiarity with commonly used style guides.
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks and adjust as necessary to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Self-motivated with strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with web markup language and search engine optimization a plus.
  • 1-2 years of previous copywriter/marketing experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

 

 

Excellent benefit package including 401K plan with Employer Match

11 Paid Holidays, 10 PTO Days, Free Donuts on Fridays, Company Luncheons and year end Party!

 

 

PLEASE APPLY AT: http://jobs-astrophysicsinc.icims.com

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Astrophysics Inc. provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment decisions at Astrophysics Inc. are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 1(909) 598-5488 and ask for Human Resources. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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