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Senior Copywriter

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

We're strong and growing.  In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.

We invest in our people.  We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care.  We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.

This role is based in either NYC or Milwaukee, WI

About this role:

We’re looking to bring a senior copywriter into the fold of our growing in-house creative group made up of some our favorite people from some of the best agencies around. We need someone who is curious and ready to dig into new and unexpected ways to educate people on personal finance and help them manage it. Our goal is to help people make the most of their money, so they can worry less and live more.

This Copywriter has mastered the art of turning something complicated and/or confusing (like financial products and services) into something easy to understand that people want to know more (even get excited) about. They relish in relevance and love working and collaborating with other writers, designers, user experience designers, and more. We are seeking someone comfortable creating and presenting copy that’s fresh, strategic, and always on-brand.

On any given day you might:

  • Take on the role of primary writer for Northwestern Mutual financial services products including brochures, emails, landing pages, and more

  • Craft copy for both business-to-business and consumer-facing audiences

  • Tell stories that align with and build the Northwestern Mutual brand

  • Collaborate with visual designers to turn culturally relevant insights into powerful and beautifully rendered work

  • Work with producers, project managers, and business partners to make sure copy is delivered on time and in line with the team’s expectations

The ideal person:

  • Can manage multiple jobs and projects

  • Has ample experience working with and presenting to clients and managers of all levels

  • Has outstanding oral, written, and presentation skills and a passion for the craft

  • Can look at financial brands from a fresh angle

  • Has strong knowledge of email and web site best practices and technology, and is experienced in print

  • Has a collaborative work ethic

  • Thrives in agile/nimble environments

  • Is an experienced multi-tasker and is not intimidated by the thought of juggling multiple projects at once

You bring:

  • 5+ years’ experience in advertising or product marketing copywriting

  • Your amazing online portfolio

  • BA/BS degree in Advertising, Journalism, Writing, or related area of study


Great pay package, 401K, Company sponsored retirement plan, Educational assistance, Performance based incentive pay, Medical, dental and vision insurance, Parental leave, Caregiver time off….and more



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W e are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.