Freelance Copywriter Job Description

Freelance Copywriter Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Freelance Copywriter to join our team.


  • Maintain a minimum time allocation split of approximately 30% agency time / 70% billable client creative time;
  • Maintain an active dialogue with all team members to ensure project goals are met;
  • Ensure all writing meets client brand standards and guidelines, while also following strategic direction for targeting audience segments;
  • Work with the team Creative Director and Project Manager to define and meet project schedules;
  • Complete timesheets daily;
  • Review personal schedule to meet project deadlines and actual vs. estimated hours and costs on jobs;
  • Participate with Account Executives in project input, planning, concepting, and work-in-progress meetings;
  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required.


  • Ability to take on multiple projects simultaneously and juggle various deadlines;
  • College degree in marketing, communications, journalism or similar;
  • Excellent proofreading/editing skills;
  • Take ownership for everything you touch and be driven to produce great quality;
  • Able to work on-site at our San Francisco office full-time or part-time;
  • Be honest, transparent, respectful and altruistic in your interactions;
  • Ability to write clear, concise content for a variety of media;
  • Technologically savvy and experienced with utilizing online platforms and services related to project management and business operations;
  • 5-8 years of experience as an experienced copywriter for a B2C brand or advertising agency;
  • Exceptional listening skills, and willingness to ask questions if requirements are not clear;
  • Experience writing marketing copy for emails, websites, landing pages, marketing collateral online ads.