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Content Coordinator in Urbandale, IA at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Urbandale, IA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/13/2019

Job Description

Position Summary: This position will plan, create and coordinate content for both homemakers.com and other marketing collateral. This candidate should possess excellent grammar skills, proofreading abilities, copywriting capabilities, plus be detail-oriented and very organized. This position requires a pro-active candidate and someone who understands the importance of deadlines and accuracy.

Hours: 8:00-4:30 Monday-Friday

Essential Position Accountabilities:

  • Create detailed product descriptions for individual items for the website
  • Proofread all descriptions to ensure accuracy prior to being published
  • Write content for website
  • Assist in developing and maintaining writing style guide for the web
  • Maintain uniformity in writing product descriptions
  • Contributes posts and content to Homemakers Etc. Blog
  • Works with Homemakers content team on updating homemakers.com using SEO best practices
  • Consistently review web content to verify accuracy, organization of information and any other needed review of content
  • Report any technical issues to Internet Marketing Manager
  • Assist marketing team in creating content for Advertising collateral
  • Act as Homemakers company proofreader for corporate documentations
  • Act as Homemakers proofreader for all advertising print pieces, e-mail campaigns, presentations and any other collateral pieces
  • Assist in writing on-line/in-store surveys
  • Plays a support role and assists with other team duties and initiatives when needed (i.e. working at Hm events)
  • Provides feedback to management regarding efficiencies, safety, productivity, etc.
  • Follow all operational and safety procedures
  • The above responsibilities and additional duties may vary as assigned

Education/Work Experience Required:

  • Bachelor s Degree
  • Experience in Marketing &/or Advertising
  • Strong writing skills, specifically descriptive copy for merchandise

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Creative writing skills a must
  • Ability to create copy for various venues
  • Strong proofreading, grammar and copywriting skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Understands the importance of deadlines
  • Highly organized
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel & PowerPoint

Behavioral Expectations:

  • Respect - Follows Homemakers Core Values of honesty and integrity, customer loyalty, quality products and services, teamwork and cost effectiveness.
  • Motivation - Commitment to the assigned task. Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Measures self against standard of excellence. A self-starter. Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Applies feedback to improve performance. Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Willing to work with a sense of urgency. Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity.
  • Teamwork - Demonstrates a willingness to work with a team.
  • Adaptability - Demonstrates a willingness to adapt to changing circumstances and work flow.
  • Attendance - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Physical Expectations:

  • Sitting or standing for long periods of time.
  • Light lifting for set-up for Homemakers Special Events

Environmental Conditions:

  • Will work indoors, but will also work outdoors for occasional Homemakers Special Events
  • Conditions may include hot/cold temperatures, dusty surroundings and noisy work environment