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November 28th, 2013

UPDATE: John Doessel


Back on 02.17.02 MC featured the Doessel cousins, John and Ben, in the same post right after they graduated. Now, a year and a half later, John checks in with a new site and new work from his first gig, at Y&R Chicago. Check it out.

Portfolio: yojohn.com

November 26th, 2013

UPDATE: Tom Schmidt


Tom is a freelance copywriter in Raleigh, NC. Since his last post on MC (04.02.12), he’s got a brand new site and a bunch of new work up on it. Time for an update!

Portfolio: tomisawriter.com

November 22nd, 2013

ACD & Sr CWs Wanted: Victors & Spoils, Boulder


Avery Henderson, Community Coordinator at Victors & Spoils in Boulder, is looking for an ACD and senior copywriters. From Avery: “Wanted: ACD & Sr. Copywriters with agency experience and a proven prowess with the written word to join our Boulder crew. If interested, you must be willing to step outside the comforts of a traditional agency and embrace both the nature of the startup culture and new ways of creating advertising. So an eager work ethic, an entrepreneurial attitude and a strong desire to learn and grow is essential.

You’ll have the opportunity to creatively support all client accounts, think conceptually and strategically and work closely with the V&S creative community to help prepare ideas for client presentation. Ideally, you’ll also have some production experience – in broadcast, print, digital and beyond – as you may be asked to lead or guide the execution of certain projects. And most importantly, you should be a cultural fit, which may or may not include a willingness to tolerate or join our agency’s competitive cornhole league.

Other Considerations:

  • Candidate must possess proven leadership, organizational and communication skills.
  • Candidate must be amenable to performing tasks both above and below his or her title, since a small agency culture often requires that you wear a lot of hats.

Give us a sense of who you are and why you’re the right person for the job. Be creative, but don’t forget to provide a link to your portfolio as part of your application.”

Apply at: victorsandspoils.com/static/careers

November 22nd, 2013

Ramon Ariel De Los Santos


Ramon is a copywriter at Grey Group/Red Fuse Communications in NYC. His book is in that half-produced, half-student, new-copywriter stage that MC loves to see. What did Ramon do in school? What’s he produced since, at Y&R and Grey/Red Fuse? Check it out.

Portfolio: cargocollective.com/ramonariel

November 21st, 2013

Senior CW Wanted: Mullen Boston


Tammy Skuraton, VP/Creative Manager at Mullen Boston, is on the hunt for a senior copywriter. From Tammy: “Mullen Boston is seeking a senior copywriter who can produce bold, strategic, and persuasive messages in all media and come up with smart, creative solutions based on an agreed strategy. You need to realize that even the smallest job can become incredible, and that those small jobs open the door to the massive opportunity. You must be able to work both individually and in a team to come up with original ideas and be good at clear, concise and tenable writing. Grammatical and material accuracy are essential, as well as excellent verbal communication skills. We look for innovative contributors who keep abreast of current trends and technological advances, so that their ideas not only work but are culture changing. You should be able to participate in and contribute to new business activities as well as inspire continuous engaging messaging for existing clients. Your writing should be multidimensional and able to be translated into interactive content. Be prepared to get into the trenches with us and take advantage of every opportunity. Send us your portfolio. We want to see smart, brand-building ideas and executions that are extraordinary and memorable.”

Contact Tammy at: Tskuraton@mullen.com

November 19th, 2013

Freelance CW Wanted: Reader’s Digest NYC


Cassie McCann, Marketing Manager at Reader’s Digest Children’s Books in NYC, is looking for a copywriter. From Cassie: “RDCP is looking for a creative copywriter with experience in publishing and/or children’s products. We create innovative books, toys and activity products that encourage creative play and a love for reading. Thanks to growth and new product lines, we are in need of promotional writing assistance.  Writing assignments could include product descriptions, sales copy, advertising copy, or presentation materials. We’re looking for someone in the New York area who can work collaboratively and quickly. Writing must be high-energy, compelling, contemporary, and carefully targeted to its intended audience, which will vary widely by assignment. Arrangement would launch as an hourly freelance engagement.”

To apply, email Cassie at: cassie_mccann@rd.com

November 18th, 2013

Maria Vittoria Apicella


Maria is a copywriter at Alkemy Digital_enabler in Milan, Italy. Eight months into the biz, she won a Bronze Lion at Cannes for Durex Loveville, which is hot. Winning the award, not the campaign. Actually, the campaign, too.

Portfolio: behance.net/vichiapicella

November 14th, 2013

CW Wanted: Doner


Britney Krupa, Creative Recruiter at Doner in Detroit, is on the hunt for a mid-level copywriter. From Doner: “Do your portfolio a favor and bring your immense writing talents to a place that will put them to good use. We are Doner and we do a ton of TV, incredible digital and everything in between. And we do it for gigantically famous clients with big budgets and small clients with an appetite for greatness. Plus, we throw in the occasional mini-tennis tournament, foosball showdown, weekly summer beer fests, and big group hugs. You will go on your shoots, do your own records, and write your happy little brains out. All you need to do is send 3-5-ish years of your best work to Britney, our fabulous, effervescent creative recruiter.”

Email rez and portfolio to: bkrupa@doner.com

November 13th, 2013

UPDATE: Kent Koren


Since Kent’s last post on MC (way back on 01.16.2010), he’s been very, very busy. He’s got a new Cargo site, a new gig as CD at DDB NY, and all kinds of new work in his portfolio, including Project Imagin8ion with Ron Howard (awesome). Definitely time for an update.

Portfolio: kentkoren.com

November 11th, 2013

Troy Hutchinson


Troy is a copywriter/ACD at mOcean in Los Angeles. He and his team make awesome campaigns for movies (Thor 2, Gravity, We Are The Millers, Star Trek Into Darkness, etc.) and TV (The Americans, Legit, The Bridge, Justified, etc.), and are helping to launch the new FX network, FXX. MC would like Troy’s job, please.

Portfolio: troyhutchinson.com

November 6th, 2013

UPDATE: David Roth


David is a copywriter in San Francisco (and a good friend to MC), formerly at Goodby Silverstein & Partners. Since his last post (way back on 02.17.10), he’s got a new site with a whole bunch of killer new work. This is a goo-oo-ood one.

Portfolio: seriousboyfriend.com

November 4th, 2013

Medi Gwosdz


Medi is a copywriter in London. In the process of putting together her portfolio, she also created the above 200-page risographed hardcover book, 101 Nights of Ideas, which she bound and foil-blocked herself at the London Centre for Book Arts. Super cool.

Portfolio: behance.net/MediGwosdz

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