Copywriter

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Company Summary:

LEO Events, an award-winning global brand-experience agency, is recognized as a pioneer of innovative, industry-changing practices. Since its founding in 2002, the LEO Events team has showcased unbridled creativity, inventive tactics, and an extremely collaborative approach. Named to EventMarketer’s Top 100 It List for five consecutive years, LEO’s work is intentionally entrenched in the latest advancements, research, and data, ensuring that all events – virtual, live, and hybrid – are grounded in efficient and reasonable practices. LEO’s clientele includes national and international brands such as Walmart, AutoZone, and Hilton Hotel Corporation.

LEO Events is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We don’t just accept diversity, equity, and inclusion, we celebrate, support, and commit to growing it – for ourselves, our clients, our partners, our industry, and our communities. Our corporate office is in Memphis with additional offices in Nashville and Chattanooga.

 

Position Summary:

Join the front line of agency-brand relationships, as we transform ideas into reality.

The Copywriter (Event Strategy and Production), a new position at LEO, is a rare and unique opportunity to build a career in brand strategy, corporate communications, creative content, and event production, for some of the biggest names in business.

We are looking for a zealous, diligent writer whose adroit deployment of words and phrases piques interest, snackifies stories, and stirs emotions – whether in five words or 500+. This person will author sales presentations, briefs, ad campaigns, blog posts, and an ever-evolving array of internal and external collateral and content in support of our award-winning work for Fortune 500 brands and officers.

Our ideal candidate is a team-spirited, skilled, and imaginative writer who loves words no matter where they land. If you are self-motivated, meticulously organized, detail-obsessed, and can successfully balance creative expression with multi-task management of business objectives, we want to talk with you.

Submit up to three writing samples, so we can get an idea of your best work, or feel free to include links to your content or portfolio.

The Copywriter is a key contributor who works closely with the SVP, Strategy and team members across functions to organize and express our ideas, offerings, and performance to audiences that include clients, employees, and prospective customers. This position is responsible for writing, editing, and proofreading the copy that describes and represents our award-winning, industry-leading solutions for a variety of business development opportunities, marketing and communications initiatives, and live, hybrid, and virtual events.

The ideal candidate works both independently and collaboratively as part of a team – expressing complex ideas in a compelling voice that is reflective of LEO’s brand.

 
This position will support new and existing opportunities and internal initiatives by:
  • Writing clear, concise copy with a consistent LEO Events voice
  • Rethinking, revising, and rewriting (to really nail it)
  • Editing and proofreading for accuracy and clarity
  • Working closely with designers to make the whole greater than the sum of its parts
  • Collaborate with Creative, Marketing, Production, Digital, and Meeting Services departments to support programs and events
  • Using SEO principles to maximize copy’s reach
  • Conducting research to broaden knowledge and strengthen strategy
  • Sourcing images and other content to support ideas
  • Partnering with the Strategy department manager to support organization and growth of Strategy as a service, to clients and colleagues
  • Researching and curating industry statistics, data, trends, and analysis
  • Embracing travel opportunities for learning and growth; occasional travel required
  • Working flexible hours at times
  • Jumping in and helping out – as part of our collective effort to deliver industry-leading results for LEO co-workers and clients
 
Qualifications:
  • BS/BA in marketing, English, journalism, or related field
  • Proven experience as a copywriter or related role
  • Experience with creative writing for business and entertainment is a plus
 
Competencies:
  • A baseline understanding of Microsoft Office software and scheduling software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Love for the English language and all things grammar.
  • Ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor in fast-paced, often-changing, and sometimes stressful situations.
  • Eagerness to adhere to brand voice, tone, and style guidelines – and guide others
  • Knowledge of online content strategy and creation
  • Experience with SEO
  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
 
Environmental Conditions and Physical Demands:

Employee required to spend a portion of time in a seated position looking at a computer screen. Employee will be required to do some standing and walking. Employee will be in a well-lighted, heated and/or airconditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.

*To ensure the safety of our clients and employees, LEO requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Proximity, or wiliness to relocate, to one of our four office locations is preferred: Asheville (NC), Memphis (TN), Chattanooga (TN), Nashville (TN)

 

 

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