Senior Content Writer

Melville, NY • Content • Full Time • Experienced

Wpromote Melville

New York, New York. There’s no place like it. And as Frank Sinatra sang, “If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere.” Are you ready to make it in the city that never sleeps?

With an office in Melville, we are easily accessible from throughout the NYC metro area. Our Melville home is perfect for Long Islanders who want to enjoy the perks of a big NY agency without the big LIRR commute.

As New Yorkers (and Wpromoters), we get stuff done — but we also have a lot of fun doing it. Walk through our office and you’ll hear laughter and friendly conversation which are great complements to the high level of work we do. Free snacks, cold brew, a catered lunch once a week, and bagel Fridays (with real NY bagels, sorry LA folks) keep us going and help fuel the next brilliant idea.

There’s always something going on here, whether it’s an impromptu happy hour, a special celebration, or our highly anticipated— and competitive — Halloween costume and ugly holiday sweater contests. We love to give back and support non-profit organizations such as Long Island Cares, Island Harvest, Operation Gratitude, Momma’s House, and JDRF. Also, a few times a year we head off-site for events that give everyone a chance to come together away from their laptops.

Come join Wpromote’s Melville team!

Senior Content Writer

About Wpromote

Here at Wpromote, one of the nation’s leading digital marketing firms, we invite you to “Think Like A Challenger” and push our clients to take on the 800 lb. gorillas of their industries. Our crew of 300+ digital marketeers breathes in marketing and exhales ROI, and we challenge our clients and ourselves each and every day to surpass yesterday’s expectations! Our award-winning campaigns have helped hundreds of companies from startups to Fortune 500 brands thrive. If you’ve heard of Papyrus, Verizon, Marriott, TOMS, Wienerschnitzel, or Zenni Optical, you’ve heard of our clients. And we want you to join us in making our clients even better.

The Perks 

If you’re not already convinced, our amazing perks have made us one of the Best Places to Work in the US two years running according to Ad Age, and one of Los Angeles’ best places to work 5 years in a row. Here’s why:

  • 80% coverage of basic medical, vision, and dental insurance.
  • Traditional 401k and/or Roth 401k matching.
  • Quarterly team social events, birthday celebrations, holiday half days and summer half day Fridays, and more.
  • Unlimited PTO and an innovative Work From Anywhere policy that gives our employees freedom to stretch their wings - and catch the cable guy.

The Role

Wpromote is looking for a strong Melville-based content writer who has experience working with banking and credit union clients. Our senior content writer will be responsible for creating informative, engaging and accurate B2B and B2C copy for websites, blogs, infographics, emails, e-books and other digital and written collateral. Under the general supervision of an associate content editor, the senior content writer will have strong written and verbal communication skills and knowledge of SEO best practices. This role is 100% writing, sometimes on tight deadlines, and may include client-facing responsibilities. Relocation is not available.

 

 

You Will Be

  • Creating original content for websites, blogs, infographics, emails and e-books for clients mainly in the banking and credit union verticals as the lead writer  
  • Collaborating with account management, content marketing, SEO and other internal teams
  • Brainstorming content ideas for other clients based on need
  • Self-managing internal deadlines for all projects

 

You Must Have

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, public relations, communications or a related field
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience copywriting for an agency, bank/credit union marketing department or newspaper/website
  • Experience writing marketing copy for banks and/or credit unions 
  • Stellar research skills 
  • Strong understanding of how to write for the web and how to adapt writing style for various audiences
  • Strong understanding of website usability and web best practices
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with an eye for detail and a style that maximizes web content usability and accessibility
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines and staying organized and self-motivated while juggling multiple projects
  • Strong grammatical and writing skills, with solid knowledge of AP style and is able to adapt to an established brand voice
  • Ability to write creative, concise, smart and SEO-friendly copy
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Working knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Proficiency with Macs using Google Mail, Sheets, G Suite, Microsoft Word and Excel
 
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