american-flag A Veteran Owned Business

Hours per week:

25 to 30 hours per week in the

Location:

Charlotte office,

Projected start date:

June 1st.

Projected End Date:

August 15th

Compensation:

$16/hour

About Bluefire Visual - Heritage Printing, Signs & Displays:

Bluefire Visual and Heritage Printing, Signs & Displays is a veteran-owned visual communication company. It was established in 1977 as a commercial printing company in the Washington, DC area. In 2008, a sign production facility was added in Charlotte, NC. The company has grown to offer commercial signs, printing services and commercial interior branding from offices in DC, MD and NC. Specialties include retail point of purchase displays and backdrops, commercial interior branding utilizing adhesive vinyl graphics for walls, windows, and other surfaces as well as canvas prints, life-size cutouts, lobby signage, printed and mailed marketing materials, and product catalogs.

The company targets commercial clients that are looking for creative professionals who are able to design, produce and install engaging and inspiring signage and graphics for their facilities, event venues, stores, and campuses. The team works every day to collaborate with clients and create products that exceed clients’ expectations. The company is known for phenomenal products and staff that will always go the extra mile.

Company culture is paramount and all employees must embrace our vision, mission, purpose and core values:

About Position:

The company has an ongoing need to update and enhance content for search engine optimization and positive user experience. We currently manage three existing sites and three additional sites will be launched soon to reach our target audiences in multiple markets. Marketing strategy, content creation and online presence decisions have been led by the company’s President to date. The company is growing and needs a dedicated staff person to implement marketing tactics.

A successful candidate will be extremely inquisitive and want to learn and understand the industry, current and future buyer personas, and be prepared to research client industries to align our offerings with their goals. Additional capabilities with photography and/or videography would add value to content creation.

Over time, the business will require a comprehensive marketing team of full and part time professionals with diverse experience levels. This initial position offers a tremendous opportunity for growth for the ideal candidate.

Requirements:

  • Must be a student pursuing an undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Ability to work in the office 40 hours per week, 12+ weeks
  • Enjoys writing, telling stories, and researching broad-ranging industries
  • Can create concise, professional content quickly
  • Highly coachable with a tremendous desire to learn and improve
  • Must be curious, creative, self-motivated, resourceful, hard-working, detail-oriented, & well-organized
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Preferred:

  • Communication, Marketing, Multimedia Design, or related field of study
  • Background in creative writing or journalism
  • Content writing, press releases, direct marketing (email and direct mail) experience
  • Social media management experience
  • Photoshop or other design programs proficiency
  • Photography, Video or film creation experience

Responsibilities:

  • Content writing for various industry and business-related blogs and articles, short and long-form
  • Working with the team to collaborate and effectively communicate to write blogs and articles about our clients’ projects and experiences.
  • Conceptualize, research, write, edit and manage website content that drives high engagement
  • Help with additional engagement and website content projects as needed to achieve our business goals

Please apply by emailing the following as soon as possible to [email protected]:

  • Custom Cover Letter: Clearly outline your qualifications and motivations to serve as the future Content Writer at Heritage Printing, Signs & Displays/Bluefire. Include the best time and method to reach you for a 20 minute screener phone or video call.
  • Professional Resume: Summary of skills and experience.
  • Portfolio/Samples: Writing samples, social media accounts managed and/or graphic design, photography and film portfolio. URL’s to website content, blogs or .pdf documents preferred.
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