Project-based Writer / Content Strategist

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We are looking for a creative wordsmith to join us. You’ll work on a variety of projects for clients, and on IOP’s thought leadership. Write and concept creative ideas, interview management at Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits, and write long- or short-form content. Strong creative thinking and flexibility, along with a solid understanding of business and the capability to simplify complex ideas and communicate them in regular-people language, are essential.

With IOP, you will:

  • Interview stakeholders, find themes and messages and then translate them into compelling business stories
  • Edit existing materials together, applying a point of view and editorial voice, and create something *new*
  • Write brand positioning and marketing messages from qualitative research you conduct
  • Work across multiple channels including print, digital and video
  • Work both independently and in collaboration with a talented team of designers, strategists and coders
  • Contribute to strategic thinking and the overall direction a project takes


  • You likely have 8-10+ years experience, ideally working with similar firms or projects similar to those you see in our portfolio
  • Samples demonstrating editorial voice in digital and print with applications in branding, marketing and corporate communications; show us how you push
  • Be able to write compelling and grammatically clean long-form website or print copy as well as effective headlines, taglines, and calls to action
  • Be collaborative, you are the writer but the design and content are linked
  • Have the desire to always get it right
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks
  • A sense of humor

Nice to have:

  • Experience with annual reports
  • Brand strategy or Marketing strategy
  • Journalism background
  • Residing in the New York metropolitan area is a plus

To apply

Email with your résumé and a links to samples or PDF. Writing samples required. Do not call.

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