Creative Copywriter 3

Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USA Req #1712
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Focus on the Family has nearly 700 employees who work to achieve the mission of enriching the lives of families, engaging the culture, advocating for life and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The work is meaningful, the culture is rewarding, and the purpose is eternal.

The Creative Copywriter 3 position exists to support the in-house creative team at Focus on the Family. This position will carry brand-aligned creative from concept to final delivery in collaboration with creative teammates. As the in-house creative team operates cross-departmentally, this position can interact directly with clients with grace, humility, and timeliness. Also, successfully prioritize projects (and adjust those priorities) to align with shifting organizational initiatives. This position invests in the team through mentoring other Copywriter teammates and driving team creativity. The role operates with minimal oversight and requires strong organization, communication, and creative skills.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Ideates concepts for new projects

Leads discovery, kick-off, and presentation meetings with clients and stakeholders

Collaborates with teammates to carry deliverables from concept to final without oversight

Revises projects when reviews come back

Packages and uploads completed projects for final delivery

Sets and adjusts priorities to align with organizational initiatives

Leads creative activities and ideation discussions

Completes creative briefs for incoming projects to guide work and reviews

Meets directly with ministry clients and communicate updates to the team

Develops creative challenges to push the team’s ideation and creation processes

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

Invests in the creative and professional development of teammates through mentoring and training

Assists in overall department initiatives such as integration, annual departmental planning, creative training, branding exercises, research, etc.

Performs other duties, including but not limited to duties as assigned, some of which may include the development and creation of a variety of copyrightable works (e.g., print, photography, voice work, film, music, visual arts, etc.) for distribution in any and all media and formats (such as television, radio, internet, wireless, DVD, satellite and digital) on a world-wide basis, all of which shall be for the benefit of Focus on the Family

Managerial Breadth/Scope of Job:


Leads the creation of written and scripted marketing content for internal clients throughout the organization

Working Environment/Physical Requirements:

Fast-paced office environment with shifting priorities

Physical presence at the Colorado Springs campus

Balance the tension of managing legacy initiatives, then switching gears to support new opportunities with very tight deadlines




Exemplifies Ephesians 5:1-2, “Therefore be imitators of God as dear children and walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us...”

Pursues the Great Commission given by Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:19-20, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”

Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Focus; adheres to the Standard of Moral Conduct and Statement of Faith; upholds Focus on the Family's ministry in prayer

Prays personally for Focus on the Family’s staff and constituents and may occasionally lead in a public prayer

Engages in Christian ministry

Demonstrates behaviors aligned with FOF core values

Personal Characteristics:


Lives with integrity derived from Biblical values and demonstrates standards of conduct that meet or exceed company and/or legal requirements

Handles the stress associated with shifting priorities and multiple tasks

Team-oriented and responsive

Creative and forward-thinking

Capable of explaining personal processes and workflows

Separates creative work from personal identity



Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in English, Journalism, Advertising or Marketing

5–7 years of experience in writing and editing in an agency or agency-like environment

A very strong portfolio showing high levels of creativity and originality across multiple channels

Master in Microsoft Office (specifically Word and PowerPoint)

Able to teach tips and techniques to the team

Exceptional verbal, written communication, and presentation skills

Skills, Abilities, and Special Talents/Gifts:


A passion for bold creativity

Constantly pursuing new skills and techniques

Self-directed, efficient, and dependable

Adaptable to new systems and processes

Receives candid (honest) feedback from teammates, supervisors, and clients

Quickly provides candid (honest) feedback on a variety of creative work

Salary Range: $70,716 to $81,117/yr      

Focus on the Family puts a high value on our team members and offers a unique benefit package.

Employees scheduled for 20 hours or more per week are eligible for:

  • Norton LifeLock ID Theft Coverage
  • Legal Shield/ID Shield Coverage
  • 403B Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Time & Vacation Payout
  • Sick Time
  • Holidays
  • Service Awards
  • Community Service Days
  • Bookstore Discount
  • Fitness Center

Employees scheduled for 30 hours or more per week are eligible for all the above and:

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Warehouse Membership Reimbursement

Note: This is a summary and should not be construed as future promises to continue to provide benefits as outlined above. For complete and definitive language, refer to the governing plan documents.

*Temporary employees are not eligible for benefits, except for:

  • Fitness Center
  • Bookstore Discount
  • Sick Time
Helping Families Thrive! Focus on the Family is a 501c3 Christian Non-Profit Ministry.

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  • Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USA