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Senior Technical Copywriter

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Port Washington, NY, US, 11050

About Global Equipment Company Inc

Corporate Overview                 

For over 70 years Global Industrial has been an industry leader providing private label and brand name industrial equipment and supplies to businesses throughout North America.

We carry over 1.7M industrial, material handling and business products that are sold through our website, corporate sales people and full color catalogs. We are constantly increasing our product offerings to meet the diverse and changing needs of our customers. Our customers include small to large corporations, institutions and government agencies as well as consumers.

Key Responsibilities

The Senior Technical Copywriter will have a proven track record as a technical copywriter, with a deep understanding of, and facility for product copy. Comfortable and confident in their writing, and willing to help less senior members of staff to improve copy skills. The senior copywriter is able to lead and manage less senior members and can work with little or no supervision on a regular basis.

This role requires understanding the voice of the company and writing copy to reflect corporate directives or changes. They are able to work alongside designers, web developers, and other creatives effectively. They are able to provide written content in the form of web copy/content marketing, catalog copy, and more as needed. They must have a strong grasp of the English language, write knowledgeably about the industrial products and supplies on our site, and maintain high standards for writing and proofreading. They will develop and implement processes, standards, and guidelines for copy and SEO development while maintaining an understanding of our specific customer mindset.

Responsibilities:

  •  Deep knowledge of industrial products, tools, and supplies, and different categories
  •  Proofread and edit copy from other team members
  •  Ability to understand technical aspects – such as user manuals – and be able to translate technical terms into text that any reader can understand
  •  Ability to work independently
  •  Ability to study drawings, specifications, and product samples while interpreting visuals into text that can be easily understood by customers for product manuals
  •  Implement SEO optimization keywords into text
Competencies and skills

Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent

 5-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area, or with related products

 Expert spelling and proofreading skills

 High level of communication skills at all levels in the organization

 Ability to focus and meet tight deadlines

 Ability to communicate with product experts

 SEO Optimization

 Microsoft Word, Excel, some HTML coding

 Excellent Research Skills

 

Preferences: (Preferred attributes for the position, if any)

Senior Technical Copywriters must have a college degree with a concentration in journalism, communications, writing, or marketing. Be able to select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts to illustrate material. Must have the ability to edit text according to specs and intended audience. Must possess excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills and be able to work effectively as an individual or as part of a team.

EEO/AA Statement

Global Industrial, a Systemax Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City