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Kargo New York, NY

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Kargo unites the world's leading brands and premium publishers on mobile devices using innovative creative ad formats. At Kargo, we're all about bringing together the best of the best with a spark of creativity to stand out from the crowd. The same is true for our employees. What makes Kargo and each Kargo team member exceptional makes our company special. Kargo believes differences should be celebrated and is committed to diversity in the workplace. As an Equal Opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or other legally protected status. Individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Kargo is 200 employees strong across offices in New York City, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Sydney, and Auckland. But we’re not stopping there, so stay tuned as we expand our map and our team.

Summary of Job’s Purpose:

We are a growing ad tech business in need of a freelance Copywriter who can connect with our customer base through multiple channels. In this role, you’ll be responsible for crafting messaging for marketing materials, social media, PR efforts (thought leadership and bylines) and direct email. We work in a fast-paced market that requires ad hoc requests and quick turnarounds, so flexibility is critical. We are looking for a candidate who is creative and innovative. Experience in the ad tech industry required.

The Position:

  • Write clear, attractive copy with a distinct voice
  • Edit and proofread copy as needed
  • Use SEO principles to maximize copy’s reach
  • Write high-engagement social media content that reflects our brand’s voice
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Public Relations, and Sales to develop a variety of content marketing materials
  • Interpret creative direction and adapt points from briefs into persuasive, strategic thought leadership concepts
  • Understand the different language styles that appeal to various target markets

The Requirements:

  • BA in Marketing, English, Journalism
  • At least 2 years of experience as a copywriter or related role
  • Knowledge of online content strategy and creation in the ad tech space
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience with SEO
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Flexibility to manage requests and deadlines on an ad hoc basis

The Recognition:

Kargo and Kargo leadership are regularly recognized for the company’s growth and achievements, including:

  • Three MMA Smarties (2018)
  • AdWeek Innovative Mobile Ad Player (2017)
  • Best Places to Work in NYC (2017)
  • Business Insider Hottest Pre-IPO Ad Tech Startups (2016),
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (2016)
  • Entrepreneur of the Year (2016)

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