Development Copywriter

Students For Liberty is currently seeking a passionate and professional copywriter to join the development team, working to create written content to promote our organization to donors and supporters. This role requires established writing experience. 

 

A successful candidate will have a firm commitment to classical liberal ideas and to SFL’s mission statement. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Research organizational-related topics (combining online sources, interviews, and studies)
  • Write clear copy to promote Students For Liberty for our online and offline media
  • Write clear email and print copy for donors of Students For Liberty
  • Proofread and edit written materials before publication
  • Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)
  • Identify the needs and gaps of our audience in our content and recommend new topics
  • Manage, investigate, and craft development success stories

 

Qualifications

The following qualifications are required:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English 
  • Proven work experience as a writer, journalist, or content creator
  • Portfolio of published work (online, media, etc.)
  • Familiarity with web publications
  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to balance many different projects while maintaining attention to detail
  • Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Positive, goal-oriented outlook
  • Willingness to learn, be proactive, and provide assistance as necessary
  • Proficiency with Google Suite (Drive, Sheets, etc.)
  • Trustworthy and ability to show discretion

 

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Email marketing experience
  • Website management experience

 

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and writing sample as .pdf documents to Laura Cheplak at [email protected]. Please include references, your permission to contact those references, and your salary requirements.

In the cover letter please include your interest in the ideas of liberty, your interest in both Students For Liberty and the role; and your applicable experience.

We will conduct interviews and selection on a rolling basis, and we will reach out to all candidates whose applications we wish to consider.

 

 

What does working for Students For Liberty mean?

The SFL team is passionate about liberty and making the world a freer place. SFL team members go the extra mile in order to make sure that more students around the world can benefit from our programs and resources.

Working for SFL is similar to working at a startup. We pride ourselves on fast growth, hard work, quick advancement to a high degree of responsibility and autonomy, embracing entrepreneurship within the organization, and a passion for liberty.

In addition to compensation, we are strongly dedicated to ensuring our staff have the ability to grow and reach their full potential. To this end, we invest in training and professional development opportunities.

Students For Liberty is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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