Compass Group, North America CONTENT COPYWRITER / EDITOR in Chicago, Minnesota, Illinois

CONTENT COPYWRITER / EDITOR 7/12/17Illinois-Chicago, Minnesota-Minneapolis, North Carolina-Charlotte

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Job ID: SP07121778258Great People. Real Opportunities.Description:

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As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 200,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states.

Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

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Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.

Job Summary:

Compass Group has a Great Opportunity for career development as a part of our Business Services Creative Team, as a Content Copywriter/Editor. This position provides support for the editing/proofreading and writing of sales content for proposals, presentation and collateral for Compass Group. This position is a part of a team that coordinates the development of high-quality sales proposals and special projects to meet the objectives of increased business and organic growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to edit and develop copy to support Creative Team and sales representatives.

  • Manage the process of extracting good narrative from proposals, gaining subject matter information and creating content

  • Ability to consult with SMEs to gather and coordinate information needed to write custom content based on information available

  • Partners with Creative and Sales team members to achieve creative concept, when applicable

  • Proof read and edit responses - Demonstrate attention to detail

  • Ensure proper use and integrity of Compass Group and division names/logos/imagery

  • Constantly check internal sources to keep up-to-date on new information/messages around information that frequently needs to be incorporated in our materials

  • Develop and review content in conjunction with other departments to contribute to the knowledge library using the agreed naming conventions and ensure consistency

  • Interact with project specialists, graphic designers and digital medial producers to create and review all content, ensure consistent message and responses answer client questions and requirements

  • Create copy/editorial guidelines for all customer facing materials - Develop and publish clear style guides for use in writing content for all future materials

  • Develop a best practice writing techniques guide and facilitate training session to all new sales reps and strategic partners

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of copy editing experience is required

  • Proposal Environment experience desirable

  • Excellent grammar, punctuation and spelling skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time

  • Experience/consistent performance in deadline-oriented environment due to tight time restraints and volume of work in heavy proposal seasons

  • Travel up to 50%

  • Excellent verbal communications skills

  • Strong organizational skills - Experience in project management

  • Inquisitive and Self-assured

  • Team player: work with entire Creative Team to achieve deadlines

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel particularly)

  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign

  • Knowledge of AP style is required

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.


Career LevelMid Career (2+ Years Experience)SectorCompass One Healthcare, Compass CorporateAreas of InterestAdministrative and Support ServicesEducationBachelor's DegreeLocaleIllinois-Chicago, Minnesota-Minneapolis, North Carolina-CharlottePreferred LanguageEnglish