Copywriter/Proofreader @ Combined Jewish Philanthropies

Copywriter/Proofreader

Passion. Purpose. Impact. CJP is at the heart of Greater Boston's Jewish community, but our reach is felt around the world. We bring together the resources, volunteers, leadership, and expertise to care for people in need, advocate for Israel, and ensure a vibrant Jewish future. Together, we're helping struggling families find financial stability, making Jewish learning relevant and inclusive, connecting the next generation to Jewish life, and so much more. Our greatest resource is our people — the staff, volunteers, partners and leaders who help make Greater Boston’s Jewish community a welcoming home. It’s this energy and commitment that drive CJP’s mission. We are one of Boston's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations and we are currently seeking a Copywriter/Proofreader.

The Copywriter/Proofreader within the Marketing Department proofs, drafts, and edits copy for a wide range of projects including event promotion materials, brochures, direct mail, signage, email communications, event remarks, online banners, social media, video, and web content. This role has primary responsibility for proofreading all materials produced by the Marketing Department and provides support for senior copywriters as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Writes, edits, proofreads, and copyedits a variety of documents and communications.
• Provides copywriting support to senior copywriters for both print and online projects on an as-needed basis
• Develops and maintains CJP’s Copy Style Guide, including editorial standards and policies
• Reviews, edits, and re-writes a variety of documents, evaluating for clarity, accuracy, and consistency
• Ensures that all documents meet CJP’s required and accepted format and content standards
• Assists other departments with writing, proofreading, copyediting, and re-writing as time allows
• Effectively manages feedback and edits in timely fashion, often within tight timelines
• Manages multiple projects and deadlines with attention to detail
• Uses good judgment, asks questions when necessary
• Engages in activities that boost morale and create a culture of positivity while providing leadership and inspiration to the larger group
• Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation




MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in English or Journalism
Experience:
• 1-4 years of writing/proofreading experience
• Experience working in a marketing department and/or ad agency preferred
Skills/Competencies:
• Ability to work efficiently with online project management and proofreading dashboards
• Ability to utilize Zoom and Microsoft Teams video platforms
• Familiarity with AP Style
• Ability to work independently and on a team
• Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
• Must be meticulously detail-oriented and highly organized
• Must have a proactive mindset with high level of drive, persistence, and initiative
• Must have a good sense of humor and strong communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat required
• Marketing/advertising experience a plus
• Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes and shifting priorities.
Other:
• Understanding of Jewish community and Federation organizations also a plus
CJP offers that rare opportunity to tap your skills, talents, and experience to benefit a greater good while you grow professionally. You will work in a dynamic environment, with a diverse group of individuals who share your commitment and enthusiasm. Together, you will make a difference for Jews and non-Jews in Greater Boston and worldwide. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a collegial, family-friendly work and team environment.


For more information about CJP, go to www.cjp.org.

Please use this link to apply:

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CJP conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

CJP is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, transportation, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, kosher food option available, Life Insurance
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-09-22
  • Times this job has been viewed: 757 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Marketing/PR
  • Organization Type: Federation
Job Location
Combined Jewish Philanthropies
126 High Street
Boston , Massachusetts 02110
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