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Copywriter (Social Media Marketing)

Location: Overland Park, KS.
Company Description:

Merkle is a technology-enabled, data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company. For over 30 years, Fortune 1,000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with us to build and maximize the value of their customer portfolios. We are champions for meaningful progress, and we aim to be a force for good—for our people, our clients, the industry, and our society. We keep our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding, and learning so they can grow. We embed diversity in our mindset, products, and teams to empower an inclusive, equitable, and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators and clients, driving better outcomes. Merkle is an agency of dentsu.

Job Description:

Are you a witty wordsmith who knows an excellent social media caption? We are looking for a copywriter to join our growing social media team. Reporting to the Director of Social Media, you will write copy across several accounts in multiple industries, including FinTech, retail, hospitality, and more. You don't just write excellent copy; you know why it works. You know proper grammar and when to ignore it. You've already thought of ways to improve this job description.


  • Write social media copy across platforms that follow trends and best practices.
  • Express social-first copy ideas on-brand; on-message, and targeted to audiences
  • Present social media ideas to both the wider internal team and, occasionally, externally to clients with structure and parity
  • Comprehend and understand brand continuity, brand guidelines, and brand positioning on social media
  • Creatively help use technology and its applications to solve business problems.
  • Contribute work to social media and CXM pitches
  • Identify opportunities for creative work for clients, with guidance from seniors and directors.
  • Build creative concepts together with the Art Director at the Creative Director's direction.
  • 3+ years of web/marketing/social copywriting
  • Familiarity with social copywriting best practices
  • Experience writing for a specific brand (in-house, freelance, or agency)
  • MUST have a portfolio of social media copy, scripts, and storyboards examples
Additional Information:

The anticipated salary range for this position is $55,120 - $79,800. Salary is based on various factors, including relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography. A host of medical, dental, vision, 401(k), matching, paid time off, and other benefits are also available. For more information regarding dentsu benefits, please visit https://dentsubenefitsplus.com/

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company based on age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and specific state or local laws. To request or discuss accommodation, please reach out to [email protected]

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