Astrophysics Inc

  • Marketing Copywriter

    Job Locations US-CA-City of Industry
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/13/2018 12:23 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Astrophysics Inc. is a leading global designer and manufacturer of X-Ray security inspection systems. Since 2002, we have dedicated ourselves to ensuring a safer world through advanced X-Ray screening and imaging technology. Our systems are deployed in critical infrastructure, aviation, and ports and borders sites in more than 140 countries. Hotels, prisons, courthouses, embassies, airports, military bases, and government buildings around the world depend on us for their safety and security. Astrophysics is an expanding, dynamic and fast-paced company looking for individuals who want to grow with us and be a part of a meaningful security mission. We currently have an immediate full-time position opening for a Marketing 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.



    • 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, flyers, 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.
    • Assist the marketing team in other tasks as necessary, including brainstorming strategies.
    • 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 Managers, Engineers and Executive 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.
    • Obtain feedback or “lessons learned” to incorporate in future proposals.


    • 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.
    • At least 2+ years of previous copywriter/marketing experience preferred.
    • B2B Experience
    • 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!






    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 national origin or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 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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