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IMA at Newfields Seeks Writer

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IMA at Newfields Seeks Writer


The successful candidate will be a creative and imaginative writer deeply committed to building one of the most exciting new brands in central Indiana. Ability to write persuasive copy across multiple communications tactics (advertising, log form articles, annual reports, and social media) for multiple stakeholders is essential. The successful candidate will be a powerful creative thinker with the ability to lead through influence in a fast-paced mission driven organization. Write copy that inspires multiple stakeholders across functions.

Recently cited by the national audience research organization Culture Track as a “new model for engagement,” Newfields is assertively pursuing a ten year strategic plan to double earned and contributed revenue.

Primary Responsibilities:

The following responsibilities describe the general nature of work for employees in this position, but this is not intended as an exclusive or all-inclusive inventory.

Produce error free, on-brand copy, in a timely fashion for multiple audiences.

Organizational copywriting 70% (including email, radio, social, newsletters, video, and website)

  • Drive the creation of original concepts that result in effective and compelling communication
  • Develop and maintain a clear and consistent brand voice nimble enough for multiple target audiences
  • Write persuasive copy that embodies Newfields brand personality for all departments
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently incorporate copy within a highly visual culture

NEWFIELDS magazine: 30%

  • Act as Managing Editor for Newfields Magazine
  • Determine story lineup with marketing staff
  • Schedule and develop timelines with writers
  • Write multiple magazine stories
  • Use InCopy to make all magazine edits – adhering to timelines

Required Skills:

  • Quickly interpret communications needs under tight deadlines
  • Ability to influence creative processes, sell and defend ideas within a collaborative culture
  • Ability to be creative under pressure and maintain an eye for detail
  • Integrate an interest in Newfields assets and mission with popular culture, communications trends, and the latest tactics
  • Ability to collaborate with and represent marketing function to all levels of organization
  • Self-starter with strong research skills

Education and/or Experience:

  • A diverse portfolio featuring a variety of media and formats: print ads, radio, digital ad banners, search engine optimized (SEO) web content, bylines and direct marketing email
  • Experience writing effectively and convincingly in different styles for multiple target audiences is a must
  • Prior non-profit or fund raising experience helpful
  • Prior experience writing web and social media copy
  • Candidates from the private sector are particularly welcome if they have the skills and background as well as the personal motivation and style to succeed in a fast-paced mission-driven organization. One need not have a background in Art History, but a successful candidate will be passionate about Newfields’ mission and role in Indianapolis

A competitive salary is offered for all positions and a generous benefits package for full-time positions. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and Newfields application to:

Mail: Newfields
ATTN: Human Resources
4000 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Fax: 317-920-2655
No phone calls, please.
Job Type: Full-time



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