Advertising Copywriter & Design Specialist

Credit Union Story

Who is Credit Union Story?

We are writers, designers, audio/video producers, and media strategists. We help credit unions grow membership, build product/service usage, develop brand awareness, and enhance brand affection. Every credit union has its own story to tell. Every member has a story to share. Those stories, when strategically and passionately communicated, attract new membership organically. Those stories are what we use to develop marketing plans and materials that spread the word, inspire the movement, compel people to become credit union members, and help people understand the positive, significant impact credit unions have on members, their families and communities.

Position Details

Advertising Copywriter & Design Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Credit Union Story, a small advertising & marketing firm specializing in the promotion of credit union products and services, is seeking an Advertising Copywriter & Design Specialist with exceptional storytelling skills in all forms of media, a great aptitude for design, and expertise in the creative development process from idea generation to final product.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Generate ideas for digital, broadcast and print advertising, and for social media content
  • Write/edit compelling ad copy, audio/video scripts, captions, content, etc. (every ad tells a story)
  • Design digital and print advertising using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Assist with, and sometimes manage, the creative process for assigned projects
  • Assist with, and sometimes lead, the development of creative strategies
  • Ensure client brand standards are followed in the creative development process
  • Proof materials for accuracy of spelling, grammar, use of brand elements
  • Assist with, and oversee, periodic transcription work
  • Manage deadlines and timelines
  • Effectively communicate/meet with clients regarding campaign strategies and solutions
  • Review creative work for quality
  • Troubleshoot and provide thoughtful feedback to creative team
  • Effectively communicate with staff – know how to bring about the best in people and effectively collaborate
  • Occasional travel to client sites to assist with testimonial recordings
  • Wear the many hats a small agency requires – no job is too menial – we all do what has to be done


  • BA/BS in marketing, business, communications or related business field (or equivalent experience)
  • 2-3 years professional marketing/advertising experience
  • Previous work in digital design, copywriting, scriptwriting
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software, Google Docs, Microsoft Office
  • Stellar communication, presentation, problem-solving and project management skills
  • Professional experience utilizing social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, etc.
  • Ability to inspire creativity and effectively collaborate
  • Able to juggle many projects and meet deadlines
  • Possess great marketing sense (knows, and can feel, what works and what’s compelling)
  • Able to generate innovative ideas that move products and services
  • Must be an excellent writer, speller and proofer
  • Must be organized and exceptionally detail-oriented
  • Must be highly service-oriented
  • Credit union industry marketing experience a plus
  • Previous experience in audio/video production/direction a plus

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

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