Requisition ID R11473

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We are seeking full time and volunteer professional Copywriters who can promote exciting new technologies for language consultants and Bible translators to improve language analysis and development and to accelerate Bible translation.

A Copywriter, or Marketing Writer, is responsible for producing engaging, clear text for different advertising channels such as websites, social media, print ads, and documentation. Their duties include researching keywords, producing interesting written content, and proofreading their work for accuracy and clarity. They will engage with field personnel to get their stories of how language technology is improving their work, then share that information with the global community through social media posts, blogs, and email lists. Where there are “bright spots” of success, they will arrange for a user to share their story/expertise in a webinar that can be recorded and shared. They will provide user stories and narratives for funded technology training projects, occasionally visiting field locations to gain first-hand knowledge.

Job Description


Major Responsibilities:

  • Writing clear and error-free content that reflects the voice of SIL and Language Technology
  • Meeting with Language Technology staff and field personnel to understand the user community.
  • Interpreting creative direction and technical information and turning them into persuasive text
  • Collaborating with recruiting and marketing departments to brainstorm and develop a variety of marketing materials
  • Working with clients to edit and modify copy to meet their content expectations
  • Participating as an integral and enthusiastic part of the team, exhibiting ownership, follow-through, initiative, awareness, and effective communication with peers and management
  • Working with the team around a cohesive product roadmap

Minor Responsibilities:

  • Participate in regular project status, planning, partnership, and strategic meetings
  • Be available to travel to meet with the larger department team at least once per year
  • Be available to travel biannually to the Language Technology Conference
  • Participate in professional conferences and meetings

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About SIL

Dallas, TX - Founded in 1934

SIL is a global, faith-based nonprofit that works with local communities around the world to develop language solutions that expand possibilities for a better life.

Our faith inspires and informs our commitment to expand possibilities for people to thrive. We believe all people are created by God and given language as a means for flourishing. Through language, we understand who we are, experience relationships and explore life’s most important questions.