Edmond, OK
YouVersion – YouVersion Marketing /
Full-Time/ Salary /
The YouVersion Copywriter is primarily responsible for creating high-impact copy that connects with YouVersion’s target audiences and meets their felt needs. The YouVersion Copywriter works closely with the Marketing and Creative teams to create engaging and effective campaigns, as well as digital and print assets that resonate with the global YouVersion Community. This role will also help curate and edit YouVersion user stories. 

YouVersion was created by the local church in 2007 and remains a ministry of Life.Church today. At Life.Church, our mission is to lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. Our team is committed to reaching people worldwide through innovative technology. And YouVersion is one of the ways we get to do that. Life.Church is a multi-site Christian church meeting in the United States and globally at Life.Church Online.

We wholeheartedly believe a daily rhythm of seeking intimacy with God has the power to transform lives. That’s why YouVersion creates biblically-based experiences that encourage and challenge people to seek God. We hope everyone in our community is on an active journey to become who God made them to be, abiding in Him, and drawing closer every day. 

The YouVersion Copywriter utilizes their skillset to deliver outcomes that align with the direction of their team to further Life.Church’s mission and to reach people for Christ. 

What You’ll Do

    • Create high-quality short and long-form content to be used in cross-team initiatives.
    • Tailor messaging to a wide, global audience.
    • Understand core messaging and target audience needs for each assigned asset.
    • Brainstorm visual copy ideas with designers and marketing strategists.
    • Modify copy under the direction of the Director of Brand Voice.
    • Acquire and implement a comprehensive knowledge of YouVersion’s brand guidelines, style guides, and content types.
    • Develop and test messaging across social media, web, email, print, etc.
    • Edit YouVersion user stories for use across marketing campaigns.

Skills Needed to Succeed

    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to foster relationships and partnerships.
    • Effective at multi-tasking and time management to meet strict deadlines while remaining flexible and open to change.
    • Strong writing, editing, and proofing skills.
    • Ability to self-motivate, make independent decisions, and solve problems.
    • Ability to manage conflict and differing opinions while maintaining composure.
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • 3 - 5 years of related work experience.
Please include a portfolio or a link to your past work when submitting your application. 

Benefits We Offer
- Paid parental leave, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
- Generous employer-paid leave for the use of vacation, sick time, and other qualifying reasons. 
- Innovative and comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance that provides team members with useful resources and savings to navigate their holistic health. 
- Life insurance policy provided for all staff members at 2x annual salary at no cost. Additional life insurance coverage is available to purchase. 
- Short-Term and Long-Term disability is covered at 100% for full-time qualified staff members.
- Comprehensive wellness and mental health benefits allow staff to proactively invest in their physical and emotional health.
- Generous 401(k) retirement plan allowing a team member to have up to 12.5% (including employee contribution, employer match, and employer discretionary contribution) contributed into their account in their first year. It doesn’t stop there—the more years on staff, the greater the investment! 
-$160 annually in development dollars for team members to invest in their professional growth. 
- Casual dress and work environment.
- And much more!

Our Beliefs, Culture, and Commitment to Diversity
At Life.Church, every staff member, and intern is a minister and is expected to engage in the church's ministry fully. We consider ministry readiness and an individual’s capacity to represent Life.Church’s beliefs as a minister during the selection process for all staff and intern positions. An essential function within every position held by a staff member or intern at Life.Church is to uphold and represent the beliefs of Life.Church. Learn more about what we believe at Life.Church

While we unite around our mission, we know unity doesn’t mean uniformity. Our calling is too great, and our mission is too important not to be intentional about strengthening our team through diversity. We know that diverse perspectives in race, ethnicity, background, age, and gender are essential to reaching the world for Christ. To learn more about how we strengthen our team through diversity, visit our careers page

All data collected in our application process, from resume collection to application questions, is used for recruitment purposes only.