Copywriter


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Company Name ASUS
Location Remote, California
Date Posted August 6, 2014
Category Copywriter
Job Type Hourly Rate

Description

Job Description Overview: 

The Copywriter will work alongside the Product Management (PM) and Creative teams with developing and producing product features through effective advertising campaigns. The Copywriter will work under the direction of the Product Marketing Specialist with various projects for ASUS notebooks and tablets.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:




  • Create contents such as bullet points, product features and copy materials
  • Approximately 80% of the project is providing product descriptions for ASUS notebooks and tablets to be used on the e-commerce websites
  • Approximately 20% of the time will be proofreading copy materials; check spelling and grammar for ads, flyers, and all promotional landing pages
  • Developing creative ideas and concepts, often in partnership with the PM and Creative teams
  • Amending, revising or redeveloping adverts in response to feedback from the PM and Creative teams
  • Ability to provide and present creative ideas or concepts, or can take an idea and give it substance, direction and content to colleagues and clients
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Perform other job duties as assigned*

Required Qualifications: 

Education 

  • Bachelor degree in Communication, and/or Journalism preferred but not required

Work Experience 

  • Minimum of 2 years of copywriting for consumer products

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Need to have a thorough knowledge of consumer electronics, specifically tablets and notebooks
  • Must understand what the different specs for tablets and notebooks represent and what they do, for example: Understand that CPUs affect the speed and performance of a laptop, and the higher end a CPU is (Intel Core i7), the faster and more powerful a computer will run.
  • Willing to conduct research to learn about tech products and competitors’ offerings
  • Willing to improve writing techniques to deliver quality work for Asus’ products
  • Ability to work confidently in a rapidly changing, fast-paced and results-oriented corporate environment where a high degree of flexibility is required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Working Conditions: 

  • Contract / part-time (expected to work up to 8 to 12 hours per week depending on projects and workload) *must follow California meal breaks*
  • Typically works in an office environment that will requires sitting, operating a computer keyboard, telephone and other office equipment for extended periods of time
  • Okay to work offsite

(*Job functions are subject to change at any time)