Moody Bible Institute

Moody Bible Institute is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation. Candidates must align with MBI’s Christian identity. Employees are expected to sign a Statement of Faith and adhere to the Community Standards.

We comply with all applicable laws pertaining to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and any other applicable legally protected category. As a religious institution, we have the right to, and do, require that employees hold beliefs consistent with our Doctrinal Statement and conduct themselves in a manner consistent with our religious beliefs, as explained in our Community Standards.

Position Details

Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL


To write compelling book cover, sales, and marketing copy for Moody Publishers that will make readers respond in order to help them to know, love, and serve Jesus Christ.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Provide all copy for back covers, advertising and marketing pieces, catalogs, brochures, product descriptions, websites, emails, and other correspondence between Moody Publishers, its readers, and its distribution channels. 
  • Work closely with each Audience Specialist and Acquisitions Editor to understand the target audience for each project and have a thorough understanding of the content in order to generate copy that will be written in a language style that appeals to the various target markets and will grab the attention of the audience. 
  • Be a content expert on the full line of Moody Publishers books: reading all new releases and backlist titles as necessary, pulling quotes, passages, or chapters for promotional and marketing use as needed. 
  • Lead and coordinate brainstorming meetings with editorial and marketing to create final titles for all new release products. 
  • Handle and prioritize multiple projects regardless of the inevitable changing scope, timelines, goals, deliverables, etc. and meet the deadlines. 
  • Keep abreast of new advertising trends and techniques. 
  • Serve on various creative teams as assigned. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned..

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in writing or related field 
  • 2-3 years Copywriting experience 
  • Creativity and ability to produce innovative and original ideas that will motivate people to respond 
  • Accuracy - both in grammar and information 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines 
  • Adaptable - can handle and move between multiple projects at the same time 
  • Excellent teamwork skills 
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills 
  • Able to work in the US legally without sponsorship

Preferred Requirements:

  • Education - degree in advertising, journalism, or communications
  • 5 years related experience

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