Lyon Communications, Copywriter

Lyon Communications is a small Chicago-based communications firm specializing in development of marketing materials, and association management.

As a Copywriter for Lyon from 2007–2009, I worked on a variety of projects including the following:

Newport Builders

Newport Builders is a development company that creates suburban communities in the Chicagoland suburbs. They hired Lyon Communications to handle the launch of their new website. As a copywriter on this exciting project, my duties included:

  • Developing website and marketing copy for Newport Builders, a suburban
  • Integrating SEO terms into website copy for the website and each individual property
  • Writing marketing materials and taglines

Chicagoland Better Heating-Cooling Council (CBHCC)

CBHCC is the professional voice of the hydronic heating-cooling industry in the Chicago area, providing a forum for education and training for Chicago’s union service contractors. Formed in 1958, it is also the one organization in Chicago bringing together union contractors, manufacturers, supplies and Pipe Fitters’ Local Union 597. It serves as an important hub for this industry. I worked on marketing and membership materials for CBHCC, including:

  • Editing, fact-checking and updating membership directory as necessary
  • Writing CBHCC school offerings email blast
  • Creating index of members for association directory
  • Communicating with association leaders regarding ads and membership details

Ground Hog Club Chicago

The Ground Hog Club Chicago is an association that brings together individuals in the administration, design and construction of sub-surface work. Since 1940, the club has offered various social events, including the Annual Dinner Dance, the Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner, the Golf Outing, and Octoberfest. As a copywriter, I worked on content for all four of these events, and also developed copy:

  • Editing email and hardcopy newsletters
  • Creating and editing collages for all of the Ground Hog Club’s annual events
  • Editing, fact-checking and updating Ground Hog Club membership directory

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