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October 29th, 2014

UPDATE: Sarah Weigl

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Sarah is a copywriter at Secret Weapon in Los Angeles. Since her last post on MC (11.29.12), she’s moved from Austin to L.A., joined Secret Weapon, moved her portfolio site to dunked, and added a whole bunch of hilarious Jack In The Box work. Update!

Portfolio: sarahweigl.dunked.com

October 27th, 2014

UPDATE: Dana Tiel

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Dana is copywriter at Grey NY. Since her last post on MC (04.20.12) she’s added a bunch of cool work for Canon, including a funny and so-true campaign for Canon PIXMA Printers, “Never again.” Also, check out her spots for Hunt’s Tomatoes featuring the above college student from MC’s alma mater, Oregon. Or, is that Oregor? Ha-ha!

Portfolio: danatiel.com

October 23rd, 2014

UPDATE: Nick Hughes

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Nick is a copywriter in Portland. Since his last post on MC (04.27.12), he’s got a new WordPress site and a bunch of new projects up on it—including a beautiful site for Nike Better World (from water bottles to performance gear, who knew?). Time for an update!

Portfolio: nickghughes.com

October 21st, 2014

CWs Wanted: Wells Fargo Bay Area/Charlotte

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Wells Fargo is on the hunt for two mid-level copywriters (3+ years experience) to join their in-house Enterprise Creative Group in either the Bay Area or Charlotte (your choice). From Wells Fargo: “We need brave thinkers. We’re Enterprise Creative Group, the largest, internal creative resource at Wells Fargo. And we’re breaking new ground. Join us as a risk-taking Copywriter, a creative powerhouse who can execute past ‘tried-and-true,’ and into exciting, new territory.

  • CW POSITION #1: You’ll be working on a wide variety of advertising — from videos and interactive microsites, to special promotions and integrated marketing campaigns.
  • CW POSITION #2: You’ll be working on projects for our Consumer Credit Solutions business group to promote Wells Fargo credit cards, personal lines and loans, and other credit products.

For CW Position #1 info/to apply: Click here, then “Search Jobs,” then Job Opening ID: 5049539

For CW Position #2 info/to apply: Click here, then “Search Jobs,” then Job Opening ID: 5049530

October 20th, 2014

Mario Garza

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Mario is a copywriter/director/editor/creative hybrid at BBH’s The Barn (internship program) in NYC. Don’t miss his genius Adopt A Puppy project on … Tinder (above). Love it.

Portfolio: youneedmariogarza.com

October 16th, 2014

UPDATE: Rick Morrison

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Since Rick’s last post on MC during Creative Circus Week Fall 2012, he’s landed a gig at McKinney, done killer work for clients like Travelocity, Gold’s Gym, Samsung, and Sherwin-Williams, and collected a bucketload of awards. Time for an update!

Portfolio: ricktmorrison.com

October 14th, 2014

Mike Schneberg

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Mike is a copywriter at mcgarrybowen in NYC. His About Me page is awesome and hilarious. (Click on the secret baby to see his stuff from portfolio school.) Don’t miss his Motorola Electrify X campaign, Shedding Its Excess, specifically the third video featuring a … cat video … DING. Winner! Plus, it’s a fat cat. Stuck in a door. So good.

Portfolio: mikeschneberg.com

October 13th, 2014

UPDATE: Thomas Kuhn

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Thomas is a senior copywriter at Grey Germany. Since his last post on MC (07.19.12), he’s got a new job, new work, and a new “scribble-style” Cargo site. Don’t miss his campaign for Langenscheidt Translation Dictionaries (above), which was awarded at both Cannes and the Clios.

Portfolio: thomas-kuhn.com

October 10th, 2014

CW Wanted: Tattoo Projects, Charlotte

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Chad Brophy, copywriter/ACD at Tattoo Projects in Charlotte, NC, is on the hunt for a copywriter with social media skills. From Chad: “Tattoo Projects wants a copywriter that geeks out writing for social media. Not a social media enthusiast that thinks they can write. We know that sounds a touch pretentious, but it’s an important difference. If you’re a copywriter nodding your head in agreement, please keep reading.

We want a twisted sense of humor that can also stay organized.
We want someone who can write in multiple brand voices without inserting theirs.
We want a writer who can manipulate trends and current events to our brands’ advantage, not just regurgitate memes.
We want a writer who understands the career and portfolio value of writing for National, Super Regional, and Start-Up accounts.
We want a writer who will gleefully throw down on print, ambient, and television projects.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 1-year agency experience.
  • A portfolio that shows you get it, bonus points if it evokes jealousy.
  • A working knowledge of social media management tools.

About Tattoo Projects: 

We are a creative agency that leaves indelible impressions.
We are forward-looking-advertising-fanatics with an in-house photography studio, a postproduction department, and a Small Agency of the Year award.
We work on National, Super Regional, and Start-Up clients.
We overuse the word “we”.

Benefits:

100% paid health and dental.
Free downtown parking.
Free Yoga.”

Send portfolio to hiring@tattooprojects.com or visit tattooprojects.com

October 9th, 2014

Creative Circus September 2014 CW Grads

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Creative Circus tweeted MC the link (below) to 12 graduating copywriter portfolio sites. Always great to see the awesome talent coming out of Circus—and love that they now show where students are landing. Congrats to all of the grads, big ups!

Portfolios: creativecircus.edu/talent-search

October 7th, 2014

CW Wanted: Saatchi & Saatchi X, Cincinnati

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Laura Bennett, Talent Scout at Saatchi & Saatchi X, is on the hunt for a copywriter for their Cincinnati, OH office. From Laura, “Saatchi & Saatchi X is a global leader in shopper marketing, revered as the hothouse for world-changing ideas and brand experiences. Through a passion for ideas, strategic in-store communications and a deep understanding of shoppers’ motivations, we create unique shopping experiences that improve shopper’s lives and leverage every product story. Saatchi & Saatchi X is part of the Publicis Groupe network, the world’s fourth-largest advertising agency holding company.

You will be working closely with the creative director, art directors and other writers to conceive, articulate, and create concepts and shopper marketing ideas. This includes experiential retail campaigns, QSR and retail product launches, franchise marketing campaigns, online, interactive, mobile and e-mail marketing campaigns, viral and all other shopper marketing initiatives and developing short and long form copy solutions.

If you believe:

  • you can work with and sometimes lead a collaborative team that includes account planners, art directors, designers, producers from all sort of disciplines
  • you are capable of solving shopper communication challenges with ideas that gets us more awards than we have already
  • you have an outstanding portfolio that your granny fell in love with
  • you can lead brainstorming sessions about why trolls gets angry after supper
  • you can collaborate with creative team members to come up with conceptual and copy direction of branding and advertising initiatives for tomorrow’s pitch
  • you can ensure copy tone and style are consistent with product identity even if you hate the product
  • you can translate “This-Is-All-I-got” client briefs into engaging and effective copy concepts without drinking too much coffee
  • you can convince your CD that you have 6+ years’ experience as an advertising writer
  • you can work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle diverse writing demands without going to the restroom every half an hour
  • you can handle the openness of everyone’s criticism here and still keep your sanity with a good heart

Apply now.”

To apply or learn more, email Laura at: laura.bennett@saatchix.com

October 6th, 2014

Britton Upchurch

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Britton is a new copywriter in NYC after graduating from Adhouse. He’s got nine student projects in his portfolio for brands like Puma, Canada, and Virgin Mobile. What’s more fun than looking through a school portfolio and seeing what someone chose to do, for whom, when they could do anything for anyone? Nothing. Nothing’s more fun. Good luck to Britton, can’t wait to see where he lands!

Portfolio: brittonupchurch.com

October 2nd, 2014

UPDATE: Howard Hill

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Finishing up MC Updates Week with Howard Hill, a senior freelance copywriter in Los Angeles. Since his last post on MC (03.12.13), Howard’s added some new work to his site including a new brand campaign for LifeLock and some Sony Xperia digital work. Update time!

Portfolio: howardhillcreative.com

September 30th, 2014

UPDATE: Chris Yocum

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Chris is a copywriter in Minneapolis. Since his last post on MC (07.11.11), he spent two years at EnergyBBDO in Chicago, one year at Zambezi in Venice Beach, brought a new little Yocum into the world, and moved back home to Minneapolis. That’s some stuff! Time for an update.

Portfolio: thechrisyocum.com

September 29th, 2014

UPDATE: Nick Nelson

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Nick is a senior copywriter at SapientNitro in Boston. Since he was last on MC (10.19.11), he’s got a new site, new job, new work, new headlines, new videos, all kinds of new stuff. Time for a new post!

Portfolio: cargocollective.com/consolidatedprojects

September 25th, 2014

UPDATE: Jessi Hamilton

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Jessi is a senior copywriter at ViTRO in San Diego. Since her last post on MC (11.02.11), she’s moved from Kansas City to San Diego, got the new gig at ViTRO (congrats!), and added all kinds of new work to her portfolio. Time for an update!

Portfolio: cargocollective.com/jessihamilton

September 23rd, 2014

Senior Writer Wanted: Duluth Trading Co, Madison

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Duluth Trading Co. is on the hunt for a Senior Writer/Gifted Storyteller. From Duluth: “Do you know the power that words can wield? If so, and you have a keen sense of humor with a portfolio to back it up, you will want to keep reading. The Duluth Women customers have charisma, character and quirk. We strive to make ingenious, great-looking clothes and gear that can keep up with them. Their grit and tenacity inspires us to keep pushing and innovating with everything we create and sell. You will tell their stories and ours across a multi-channel media landscape. From print, motion/content creation, and digital, you’ll be responsible for writing impactful and entertaining assignments in a voice that speaks to our amazing customers.

We’re in search of a Senior Writer for our Women’s Business. You’ll collaborate with designers, art directors and digital designers providing copy direction and concepts. We need someone who will be restless and passionate about creating ideas and opportunities for our brand.  We seek a writer, who with a mere sentence, can captivate, motivate and move our audience. Interested? You must have these qualities in your tool box:

  • A twisted sense of humor. You’re funny, and your work shows it.
  • A relentless, conceptual mind. Your idea machine has no off switch.
  • Must be fearless. We play in retail and it’s always changing, so tenacity is a must.
  • Forward thinking and original. Love the challenge of uncharted territory.
  • A great storyteller. From both a product and editorial perspective.
  • A collaborative spirit.  You thrive being part of a creative community.

For consideration, you must have 5-10 years of writing experience in advertising, retail, or consumer-driven field. Apply at the link below and submit links to an exceptional portfolio of work (no pdf’s, please), displaying mad conceptual ideation skills, strong headlines, well-written copy and the ability to produce integrated campaigns across print, digital, broadcast, packaging and retail media.

To apply: Click here

September 22nd, 2014

Senior CW Wanted: MCD NYC or Chicago

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Sandy Wang, Recruiter at Magnani Caruso Dutton, is looking for a senior copywriter who could work at either their NYC or Chicago office. A little about MCD: “MCD is the kind of place that encourages innovation and rewards hard work. We are an agency where ideas rule, and everything follows from there. Here you’ll find smart, creative professionals that take what they do seriously, but thankfully not themselves. By design we are a highly productive agency without the long hours, and promote teamwork without any embarrassing pep rallies.” To learn more or to apply, click the links below:

NYC Senior Copywriter: Click here

Chicago Senior Copywriter: Click here

September 19th, 2014

CW Wanted: San Francisco

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Madeleine Clark, friend of MC and fabulous creative recruiter, is on the hunt for a writer with branding and naming experience in San Francisco. From Madeleine: “Looking for a strategic and creative thinker/writer with 3+ years expertise in developing copy, names, taglines, nomenclature systems, and brand voice for complex corporate and product/service projects. This candidate must have a passion for and knowledge of the tech sector. He/She must also be:

  • An engaging facilitator with presence who helps clients make decisions about strategic and creative work
  • A compelling storyteller and presenter who brings name candidates to life
  • A writer of effective proposals and memorable pitches
  • An inspiring and collaborative team member

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in English, Linguistics, Writing, or related studies and a minimum of 3 years of naming/writing/branding experience (on the agency or client side). Team leadership experience is a plus. Experience working in an organization in a naming/branding role with demonstrable experience with naming and nomenclature strategy is also a must.”

Email Madeleine at: mclark@clarkcohen.com

September 17th, 2014

UPDATE: Jon Arnold

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Jon is a VP/CD/AD at BOHAN in Nashville, and one of the few honorary art directors on MC. Love what he does with words. Since is last post (12.26.12), he’s got a new Squarespace site (beautiful) and all kinds of new work on it. Time for an update!

Portfolio: thecoolville.squarespace.com

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