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Chenega Corporation Copywriter in Columbia, Maryland


ADG Creative, LLC

Company Job Title: Copywriter

Clearance: Background Check

Location: Columbia, MD

Reports To: President

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Copywriter produce, copy, and concept digital and print. The Copywriter cares about language, loves writing headlines, and has a mind for storytelling. As part of the content team, the Copywriter will work with ADG’s design, strategy, and user experience teams to develop brands, campaigns, and solutions for clients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop creative products and concepts of outstanding quality, ranging from headlines and short-form copy to long-form content, including interactive/web, print, broadcast, direct mail, and other forms of promotional and branding communications solutions for agency and clients.

  • Write copy/content that helps to build awareness of client brands, products and product benefits and helps to stimulate awareness, engagement, and action.

  • Oversee copy/content for creative product from inception through completion to ensure a high level of quality and maintenance of concept through approval of design.

  • Create all copy/content for approval, downloading into design/layout software, etc.

  • Research clients’ products/services/image to ensure ability to write accurate, on-target copy/concepts for assigned projects.

  • Provide proofreading support for all agency work products.

  • Work to ensure copy/concepts serve the purpose of, first and foremost, promoting the client's brand image and/or selling their product or service, according to the strategic creative plan.

  • Assist in researching and writing proposals, marketing plans, publicity, etc., as requested.

  • Maintain current software skills compatible with the needs of other creative team members.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, English or a directly related field required

  • 6 years experience in copy writing in traditional advertising, digital, or marketing agency

  • Present portfolio demonstrating copywriting work for print and broadcast advertising, corporate collateral, and web/interactive.

  • Experience in marketing communications and content development

  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite is a plus but not required.

  • Familiarity with Word Press is a plus but not required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Ability to present concepts to client.

  • Ability to be a self-starter

  • Strategic creative thinker

  • Detailed oriented

  • Must be a team player

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Maryland-Columbia

Organization: ADG Creative LLC
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Background Check
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Nathan Clisham-Parsons
Req ID: 1900002008