Who You Are
A great storyteller, an exceptional writer, and a strong strategic thinker with agency experience. Through your expertly crafted sentences and paragraphs, you know how to grab people’s attention, bring ideas to life, and show how a project or campaign has made a difference. You have a proven track record of distilling complex and challenging ideas into crisp and compelling content across multiple platforms. You have boundless curiosity, the ability to find and assimilate high-level information quickly, and a knack for crafting strong, engaging content under sometimes-tight timelines. You are excited by the idea of getting to learn and write about a wide range of topics and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams. You are looking to further your career while making the world a slightly better place.
Who We Are
Civilian is a different kind of marketing communications agency. From our headquarters in San Diego to our offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, and DC, we are dedicated to improving quality of life for our employees, clients, and the world. We are a purpose-driven certified B Corporation focused on tackling challenging issues, creating positive change, and strengthening communities. We do this by working with nonprofits, government agencies, and purpose-driven organizations to promote environmental sustainability, advance public health, and support economic development.
We are a dedicated group of innovators and problem solvers who come to work every day grateful for the opportunity to make a difference. We support our employees’ professional and personal development with a rich set of benefits, humane working hours, and a culture that rewards embracing challenges and having a great time doing it. The success of our approach shows in our average employee tenure of nearly five years (vs. the industry average of 2.5) and in the number of Civilians that return. We offer a truly unique balance of professionalism and heart—and an office full of free snacks, a dog or two, and the occasional afternoon happy hour.
The Proposal and Content Writer is responsible for developing written content that is easy to read, engaging, and persuasive, and helps achieve the client’s or the agency’s goals. The person in this key agency role will partner with subject-matter experts and agency staff to develop the strategy, approach, and content for agency and client needs, including business development proposals, case studies, collateral materials, newsletter articles, blog posts, social media content, website copy, and award submissions. Provides copywriting, editing, and proofreading to create pieces that the client and the agency are proud to submit or publish.