Job Title: Copywriter/Content Writer
Location: New York, NY
Job Type: Paid Job
Panthera, a not-for-profit conservation organization that conserves the world’s 38 species of wild cats, seeks a full-time Copywriter to be based in the New York City office. This position, available immediately, is an exciting opportunity to work with the world’s leading big cat conservation organization, and to join Panthera’s new Communications team, tasked with a sharp focus on transitioning and broadening the organization’s marketing activities.
Panthera is looking for a creative, eloquent and personable storyteller to highlight the organization’s dynamic conservation work through original and creative written content for Panthera’s various audiences and outlets.
Generate engaging and original written content for Panthera’s numerous outlets and audiences, including:
Website content, ranging from daily blog posts, event pages, field stories, to program page updates, and more
Online fundraising campaigns and email appeals
Unique conservation articles (grey literature, online or print)
Public and internal presentations and speeches
Social media platforms, as needed
Other new and emerging outlets
Research and generate written content for Panthera’s marketing materials, including program brochures, posters, fact sheets, infographics, and more.
Coordinate with field staff, grantees, and other partners to research and aggregate stories, often to accompany videos and photos, from Panthera’s global wild cat conservation projects and grantees.
Work closely with multiple Departments internally to share and consolidate information for use in Communications and Development materials.
Coordinate with Social Media and Digital Marketing Manager to share content and media for Panthera’s social media platforms.
3-5 years experience as a copywriter/content creator, preferably with experience in the conservation, science, wildlife, animal, and/or nonprofit sectors
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications or a related field preferred
Master’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications or a related field strongly preferred
Exceptional writing and emotive story-telling skills. Ability to communicate complex, science-based information to the general public
Ability to adapt writing for a variety of voices and audiences ranging from general public to scientific community
Some experience in writing online fundraising appeals preferred
Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage projects, maintain attention to detail and meet deadlines
Proficiency with AP Style
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software required
Ability to handle fast-paced, multi-task environment
Ability to work well within a team and accept constructive criticism
Goal oriented, self-motivated, creative, highly flexible and adaptable to change
Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Please submit CV and cover letter and three to five relevant writing samples that show range of style by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading: LAST NAME, Copywriter position.