Charleston Orwig

We connect. We translate. We champion. Our secret sauce? We’re food system connectors. We bring together farmers, producers, processors, retailers and consumers. We share stories, break boundaries and drive results. Our roots began in our boots more than 25 years ago with deep expertise in crop and animal agriculture. Over the years we’ve flourished into a 70-strong crew dedicated to those who grow, harvest, process, package, distribute, market, eat and dispose of food. Whether we’re birthing a new brand, creating a CSR or sustainability program, navigating crisis or flexing our creative and digital chops, we promise you more than stellar results. Our goal is to be the best communications firm you’ve ever worked with. We promise you insights, passion and inspiration to make the food system a better place. Because food matters, and being part of driving something that matters drives us all.

Position Details

Southeast Wisconsin
Hartland, WI

At C|O we change thinking and drive sales by connecting people, passion and food. We’re a full-service agency making a difference by connecting farms to families—and everyone in between. As a copywriter, you will get the chance to bring food, agriculture and food tech stories to life. You will work with dynamic clients from sprouting start-ups to global brands. Strategic to creative, farm fresh to spicy imports, you will learn from a wholesome blend of talent. And you’ll get to enjoy a casual, friendly work environment with a culture dedicated to core values. (On Fridays we bring our dogs to work.) At C|O we value ideas, collaboration, and results.

This individual will work with the creative team developing content for video, radio, print, social media and any other communications media deemed necessary for all C|O clients. The role also entails writing for radio/broadcast and video productions. The successful candidate will be flexible, creative and conceptual with the ability to work at a fast pace. Prior agency and food system experience is a plus.

Core Responsibilities

Creativity: Write clear, persuasive original copy (long and short form), often with SEO in mind. Appreciate working with multiple clients and diverse teams to foster ideas.

Collaboration: Partner with art directors, client service, and other strategists to develop concepts. 

Social Perceptiveness: Remain relevant and modern. Research and understand client business. Seek out learning opportunities.

Writing Skills: Write well with proper tone, feeling, sentence structure and emotion. No oxford comma necessary but grammar counts!

Important Traits:

  • Have envious written ability and strong interpersonal skills 
  • Be focused on details and delivering great work 
  • Love dogs on Fridays. And chocolate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years copywriting, agency experience 
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines 
  • Experience working with digital, social media, video, and radio

Charleston|Orwig provides a competitive salary along with a full range of employee benefits and a 401K.

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