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Copywriter / Copyeditor / Researcher

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ILL GO FIRST

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I’ll Go First is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to leveraging the power of storytelling and mobile technology to bridge the mental health treatment gap, promote mental well-being and prevent mental health disorders for populations affected by trauma in under-resourced communities around the world. Our mission is to ensure that everyone, in every location, has access to mental wellbeing and trauma recovery care and resources needed to find healing, cultivate a deeper purpose and restore their communities from within.

We are expanding our Educational Program to include a podcast, courses, support groups, and workbooks. We are looking for a copywriter who is passionate about creative writing, research, and supporting people as they heal.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Conducting in-depth research on industry-related topics in order to develop original content.
  • Developing content for company website, articles, social media, and product descriptions.
  • Proofreading content for errors and inconsistencies.
  • Editing and polishing existing content to improve readability.
  • Conducting keyword research and using SEO best practices to increase traffic to the company website.
  • Creating compelling headlines and body copy that will capture the attention of the target audience.
  • Identifying customers’ needs and recommending new content to address gaps in the company's current content.
  • Assisting the marketing team in developing content for advertising campaigns.

Skills Required :

  • Proven content writing or copywriting experience.
  • Working knowledge of content management systems.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • A portfolio of published articles.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Effective communication skills.

Experience Required:

  • At least two years of relevant experience working in an office environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, English, Journalism, or related field.

Desirable:

· Experience with Canva, and Adobe Suite

· Passion and knowledge of trauma-informed care, mental health counseling, social work and/or psychology

· Understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and other forms of victimization

· Experience working with vulnerable populations such as survivors of domestic violence, veterans, refugees, and/or in humanitarian settings

Availability

· The position is 10-15 hours a week

· This position is remote

Benefits

· Professional networking opportunities

· Opportunity to attend and/or assist with online events and campaigns

· Support and resume guidance

· Flexible schedule, work from anywhere.

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About ILL GO FIRST

Location:

Center for Social Innovation, 601 West 26th St, 325-105, NEW YORK, NY 11385, US

Mission Statement

I’ll Go First leverages the power of storytelling and low-cost digital tools to provide mental health and trauma recovery resources and support for communities around the world. We are working towards a world in which those most of need of mental health and trauma recovery care will have access to it, lead fulfilling lives, and that communities feel empowered and equipped to heal their communities from within.

Description

We produce inspiring and educational media, create digital tools and resources, and build community to help people process their experiences, navigate healing, and empower them on their healing journeys.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Market Research
  • Research
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • This position is 10 hours a week and is remote.
  • Please make your submission personal to us. Please also include 2-3 writing samples (this can include social media posts, blog posts and articles), and why our company interests you.

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