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October 16th, 2017

Alan McCoy

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Alan is a senior copywriter in Dallas on the hunt for freelance or full-time. Since his last post on MC way back on 01.30.10, his book is 100% new—including projects for McDonald’s, Wells Fargo, 7-11, and a whole page of hand modeling. (Nice hands!) Definitely time for an update.

Portfolio: alanmccoy.com

October 11th, 2017

All Creatives Types Wanted: TracyLocke, Wilton, CT

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Kelly Jensen, Recruiting Manager at TracyLocke, is on the hunt for a senior copywriter, mid-level copywriter, junior copywriter, senior art director, mid-level art director, and junior art director, to join their team in Wilton, Connecticut (north of NYC). So basically, if you’re a super talented creative of any type and down with Connecticut (beautiful, BTW), Kelly is looking for you! From TracyLocke:

 

Senior Copywriter/Mid-level Copywriter

We are brand experience designers. Using design thinking, we craft brand experiences that create value at every relevant touchpoint. From in-store merchandising, digital/social/mobile applications and retailer initiatives to local marketing, packaging development and content creation, our purpose is to get consumers and shoppers to buy into your brand and purchase your product.

Responsibilities

  • We are looking for a copywriter and a senior copywriter to join our global HP (Hewlett-Packard) creative team who understand that technology needs to be explained in terms that humans can embrace and understand.
  • You will create copy that illustrates the detailed side of HP technology and brings out that core human benefit by making these products and features easier to understand and meaningful to the consumer. There’s a level of storytelling that needs to be maintained to create clear, concise copy that’s also engaging to read.
  • On a project-by-project basis, this position will require drafting communication about product benefits and features, often within short timelines. Headline development will also be a key component. You will also need to be able to incorporate feedback from both the agency and clients and turn around revisions quickly.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts degree and previous agency experience required. Previous technology writing a plus.
  • The ideal candidates will be extremely motivated and able to work well on their own as well as within their team. We’re big into collaboration here, and you should be, too.
  • Copywriter Candidates will have 1+ years of experience as a copywriter in an agency setting. Senior Copywriters will have 4+ years of experience as a copywriter in an agency setting.

 

Other Creative Team Openings

Are you collaborative, passionate about the creative process and looking to develop cutting-edge work in the technology sector? We are currently looking for:

  • Associate Creative Director/Copy
  • Sr Copywriter
  • Copywriter
  • Junior Copywriter
  • Sr Art Director
  • Art Director
  • Junior Art Director

Qualified candidates have an online portfolio of relevant work samples, agency experience (or agency internship for entry-level/junior positions), and relevant degree or have completed a portfolio school program. Experience working in an IAT a huge plus.

Qualifications

  • Desire, passion, belief that creative work trumps all.
  • Portfolio School recommended. BA degree or the equivalent required.
  • Advertising agency experience is ideal.

 

To apply for Senior Copywriter/Mid-level Copywriter: Click here

To apply for any of the Other Creative Team Openings: Click here

October 9th, 2017

Senior Copywriter Wanted: The Community, Miami

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Jo Hoyos from The Community (La Comunidad) in Miami is on the hunt for a senior copywriter. From Jo:

“Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • 5-7+ years in copy role
  • Bachelor’s or related degree in copy, creative writing, English, advertising, etc.
  • Experience creating content for start-up tech clients a plus
  • Experience working at creative agency preferred”

Send your portfolio to: work@thecommunityus.com

October 5th, 2017

Mid-level Copywriter Wanted: Hill Holiday, Boston

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Tara Muscarella, Sr. Creative Recruiter at Hill Holiday in Boston, is on the hunt for a mid-level copywriter. From Hill Holiday:

Opportunity: 

  • Hill Holliday Boston is in need of a copywriter. Stat.
  • One that’s full of ideas and that has a motor that doesn’t quit.

Day-to-day:

  • You’ll be working across multiple accounts.
  • You don’t have to own a single plaid item of clothing.
  • It’s all about the ideas. Oh, and also the ideas.

Experience: 

  • 3-6 years

For more info or to apply, email: creative@hhcc.com

September 18th, 2017

Jeff Oswald

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Jeff is a freelance senior writer/ACD in Chicago. It’s been over two years since his last post on MC (04.23.15), so way past time for an update. Don’t miss his Bud Light page, featuring Conan (“Vroom-vroom party starter” heh-heh) and “Dude Vegas.” MC has but one word. Dude.

Portfolio: jeffoswaldwriter.com

September 13th, 2017

Senior Copywriter Wanted: SimpliSafe, Boston

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Elyssa Feliciano, Talent Associate at SimpliSafe in Boston, is on the hunt for a senior copywriter. From SimpliSafe:

You …write. You write often. Deliriously. You obsess over nuances of word choice (even when your art director thinks it doesn’t matter). You turn phrases over, around, upon themselves, until they sing. You look for and see stories where no one else would. Because you know that narrative is the most powerful force on earth. And you know how to use it.

We …are a team of bold copywriters, designers, strategists, engineers, UX researchers, data junkies and product visionaries based in downtown Boston. Over the past ten years, we’ve quietly transformed home security from an outdated and unfriendly industry to something elegant, thoughtful, and beautifully designed. We’ve taken on the industry behemoths, we’re winning, and we want you to join us on our march to victory.

What will you do? SimpliSafe is growing incredibly fast and we need a world-class wordsmith to lead the charge when it comes to the written word. That’s where you come in. Every day here is a little different—we’re fast-paced and fast-moving—but your main responsibilities include:

  • Think strategically and create new campaigns
  • Evolve and expand our brand voice and personality
  • Write and edit copy for TV spots, web pages, product descriptions and names, direct mail pieces, outdoor, print, retail packaging, apps, emails
  • Mentor and edit junior copywriters
  • Collaborate with graphic designers
  • Be a fount of ideas and zero-ego collaborator
  • Make an impact. Copy touches every aspect of our business and is at the heart of our success.

What skills do you have?

  • 3+ years of copywriting experience at a brand, agency or publication
  • Strong copy-editing abilities; excellent written communication skills
  • You’re zero-ego, collaborative, kind, hard-working.
  • You’re able to work autonomously and collaboratively
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced, ever-changing startup environment

To apply: Follow this link and do the thing you’re best at: get our attention and persuade us.”

September 11th, 2017

Copywriter Wanted: YETI, Austin

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Ok, this is a new one for MC, but super cool(er). Nicole Waisman, Talent Acquisition Coordinator at YETI coolers in Austin, is on the hunt for a writer. From Nicole: “At YETI, you will have the opportunity to create something extraordinary. You will make a real impact because you are the type of person who thrives on cutting a sustainable path.

The Copywriter will work as a collaborative part of YETI’s award-winning Creative Services team and is responsible for crafting the voice of the brand across multiple touch points, including digital media (yeti.com, emails, and digital advertising), physical consumer experiences (retail and events), product naming and packaging, PR efforts, and internal projects. The Copywriter will also act as a mentor to other copywriters on the team, ensuring a consistent brand voice. The copywriter is expected to actively contribute to the development of new ideas and create polished, final deliverables whether working solo or with other creatives.

A look at your day-to-day

  • Collaborate with creative team members to determine the conceptual and copy direction of YETI’s branding, marketing, and advertising initiatives
  • Brainstorms, concept, collaborate, comp, and present innovative creative marketing and advertising work that garner buy-in while netting measurable results
  • Work in YETI’s in-house creative team to create strategic marketing assets for projects including, but not limited to, product packaging, digital marketing (email, web banners, digital experiences, social assets, etc.), retail displays, internal sales communication, video content
  • Translate creative direction and copy points from creative briefs into engaging and effective copy concepts
  • Be a steward of and maintain the YETI Brand in all creative created in-house.
  • Must be a team player, able to work within budgets and tight deadlines on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative evolution – stay up to date with branding and advertising in all mediums

Now for a little bit about you….

  • 3 or more years in an advertising or in-house creative role
  • Experience with consumer product brands
  • Experience in both print and digital marketing/advertising
  • BA in English, communications, journalism, or a related field
  • Mastery of written communication, both short- and long-form
  • Proven creative ability
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to solve problems, even when they are not fully defined
  • Ability to present and sell creative ideas
  • A solid understanding of marketing and advertising principles
  • An exceptional copywriting portfolio website
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to actively contribute to strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle different writing demands

Perks At YETI?  We’ve got ya covered…

  • YETI Swag Package
  • Employee discounts on YETI products
  • Friends and Family discounts on YETI products too!
  • Lunch with our cool Ambassadors from the outdoor industry – get a chance to meet & break bread with your favorite fishing guides, BBQ pit masters and hunting pro’s
  • 401K match
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • Loyalty Leave: 1 extra day of PTO with each year of service (up to 20 days PTO after 5 years)
  • Day of Service – 1 day per year to do community volunteer work
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employee Development Opportunities
  • Casual work environment – what else would you expect for a cooler company?
  • Standing desk options
  • Discounts with outdoor vendors / clients (such as Patagonia, Kuhl, Costa, etc)”

For more info or two apply: Click here

September 6th, 2017

Andrei Slobtsov

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Andrei is a designer/art director who is moving to Portland, OR in September. From Andrei: “I’m a conceptual designer and an art director, making things in advertising, branding, interactive design and all the gray areas in between. Originally from Moscow, Russia I moved to the US 12 years ago. I started my career in Milwaukee, WI as a brand art director. Last six years I spent in Chicago and I’m currently working at Cramer-Krasselt on Porsche, Corona, and Edward Jones. While I absolutely loved my time in Chicago and CK, my wife and I are jumping into a new adventure this September and we are moving to Portland, OR.” Can’t wait to see where Andrei lands!

Portfolio: andreis.co

September 4th, 2017

Brian Hallisey

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Brian is a freelance senior copywriter in Los Angeles. So much good stuff on his site for clients like The Venetian, Kelley Blue Book, Autotrader, Honda, and Jack-In-The-Box. Don’t miss “Advanced Burrito” (above). The casting. The delivery. So funny. Can’t. Stop. Watching.

Portfolio: cargocollective.com/brianhallisey

August 28th, 2017

Cameron Day

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Cameron is a freelance writer/CD in Austin. He’s the son of Guy Day (co-founder of Chiat/Day) and the “PAST” page on his site is a who’s-who list of amazing clients and agencies. Clicking through his work, you see why—great writing all over the place. So what does MC choose to feature? A grocery bag, of course! It just perfectly sums up what a copywriter’s portfolio should be about. You may spend 30 years writing the hell out of everything from Super Bowl TV to Rolling Stone print, but in the end it’s that grocery bag you nailed that makes it to the top. Great writing is great writing, no matter where it appears. Love it.

Portfolio: iamcameronday.com

August 16th, 2017

Rebecca Wang

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Rebecca is a copywriter at R/GA in NYC. Love the headline on her site: “Copywriter—my Art Director didn’t help me with this.” (Ha! Just own it.) Her book is in that place that’s so fun to see, half student and half produced work—already got some cool projects for Verizon and Mercedes. Can’t wait to see what she does next!

Portfolio: rwangaroo.com

August 14th, 2017

Aaron Spratt

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Aaron is a freelance copywriter/ACD in the DC area. Since his last post on MC (08.19.13), Aaron’s got an updated site and all kinds of new work including a bunch of projects for good: MPOWERD Luci portable solar light (above), Colon Cancer Alliance “Love Your Butt,” and crazy Car-Free Diet Show. Definitely time for an update.

Portfolio: aaronspratt.com

August 11th, 2017

Anthony Roberts

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Anthony is a senior writer at R/GA in Portland, Oregon. The first project on his site, Nike Speed Drops, just isn’t fair. Branded Lamborghinis transport superstar NBA players to Nike+ members in San Francisco, where they deliver autographed Nike shoes. (Ok, sure. Yeah. Do that.) Geeeeeeeez.

Portfolio: anthonyqroberts.com

August 9th, 2017

Jonathan Main

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Jonathan is a copywriter at Nickelodeon Creative Advertising in NYC. His portfolio is all kinds of fun, including projects for Caramel M&Ms (hilarious spot), Tracfone Wireless, Nationwide/Nick, Geico/Nick, USPS/Nick (featured above), and Nick Jr. Sometimes you click through a site and can just tell, this writer is having a blast. What’s more fun than that?

Portfolio: jonathanmain.com

August 7th, 2017

Amy Creyer

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Amy is a copywriter/ACD at Momentum in Chicago. Before becoming a copywriter, she got her start in advertising as a professional influencer. From Amy: “At the height of fashion blogging popularity my street-style blog, ChicagoStreetStyle.com, had 1.4 million annual uniques. As a one-woman content shop I landed projects with major brands like Burberry and Microsoft, and I was an official Maxxinista for T.J.Maxx. Through the process of these partnerships, I discovered that what I loved most about being creative for a living is thinking of the Big Idea. So I made the conscious decision to leave influencing and join the agency world. Here in Chicago I’ve worked at Schafer Condon Carter, FCB Chicago, and the Leo Burnett Group. Currently I’m an Associate Creative Director at Momentum Worldwide’s Chicago office, where I dream up transformative experiences for clients like Mondelez and United Airlines.” Love it.

Portfolio: amycreyer.com

August 2nd, 2017

Casey Stern

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Casey is a copywriter at Cossette in Chicago. All kinds of projects for McDonald’s on his site including Filet-O-Fish, McRib Season, Ronald McDonald House Charities, McDonald’s 60th Anniversary, and Chicagoland’s Burger Build Off (above), a cooking contest using fresh ingredients found in McDonald’s kitchens. (Turns out there are lots of fresh ingredients back there.) Perfect contest for Chicago. Next up, San Francisco? The Bay Area McD’s Fries Fry-off? Pleeeeeeease?

Portfolio: caseystern.com

July 31st, 2017

Creatives Wanted (all levels): SRG, Boulder

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Jamie Caruso from Sterling-Rice Group in Boulder, Colorado, is on the hunt for copywriters, art directors, and production designers at all levels. From SRG, “Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) is a premier consulting and communications firm. We have created positive and enduring impact for our clients for more than 30 years.

SRG’s unique fusion of strategic and creative capabilities has helped build brands and drive growth at companies big (e.g., PepsiCo, Wendy’s, Lilly) and small (e.g., Dave’s Killer Bread, MyChelle Dermaceuticals, Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers). Founded in 1984, we’ve grown our firm through an integrated combination of capabilities that, together, are unique in the industry. We specialize in consumer insights, strategy, innovation, design, and communications.

Perhaps more important than what we do at SRG is how we do it. Before ever having a client, our founders defined the core beliefs upon which SRG would be built: Excellence, Creativity, Education, Honesty, Respect, Social Value, Responsibility, and Fun. For 30+ years, we have measured our performance on these beliefs annually. And because we live these beliefs every day, we’ve been named a Best Place to Work by AdAge in 2017 and Outside Magazine for the past six years.

Please apply at www.srg.com/careers with a link to your portfolio. We’ll be in touch if there is a match with our needs. We can’t wait to see what you have to offer.”

July 26th, 2017

Copywriter Wanted: Bohan, Nashville

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Jon Arnold, Executive Creative Director/SVP at Bohan in Nashville, is on the hunt for a copywriter. From Jon: “Bohan is looking for a mid-level copywriter. Someone with at least 4 years of experience who loves to write regardless of medium. Must be a student of advertising and culture.

Bohan is a Nashville-based independent full-service advertising agency. We’ve been featured in CA and GRAPHIS recently and we even made a little film about what it’s like to work with us: Watch here.”

Send portfolio link to: shuffine@bohanideas.com

July 24th, 2017

Copywriter Wanted: Kastner & Partners, Los Angeles

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Rena Banks, Operations/Resources Director at Kastner & Partners in Los Angeles, is on the hunt for a copywriter. From K&P: “Kastner & Partners is seeking a mid-level copywriter who has an unhealthy obsession of pop-culture to work on Wise Snacks, Brookfield Properties and new business. Do you approach creative through a cultural lens? If so, we want to talk to you. Our mission is to become the most culturally relevant agency in the world, a goal we’ll accomplish through outstanding thinking from individuals like you, who live at the intersection pop-culture and creativity. A few more things we expect from you are below. Want to be a part of something revolutionary? Well, that might be a stretch, but we’re definitely doing some badass work.

DESCRIPTION:

  • Works across all media: print, interactive, video, experiential and beyond
  • Amazing storyteller
  • Sees the crux of a strategy and turns it into a surprising creative concept
  • Brings an idea to life in a presentation that creates enthusiasm
  • Works across any media: print, video, interactive, environmental and beyond
  • Strong design skills with a passion for current and upcoming trends
  • Hits tight deadlines with a can do attitude
  • Interprets feedback to find the best execution
  • Has a passion for learning everything about the clients business
  • Effectively handles multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Ensures highest quality product from start to finish
  • Hunger for creating and winning new businesses

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3-5 years of related advertising agency experience
  • (Award winning) portfolio of work that proves the above
  • In depth understanding and experience in digital/social media
  • Good understanding of print production techniques and process is a plus

Must submit portfolio for consideration. Portfolio should contain sample of work across all mediums.”

Submit portfolio to: rena.banks@kastnerandpartners.com

July 19th, 2017

James Moffitt

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James is a copywriter/content strategist at Release The Hounds, and he teaches at VCU’s Robertson School of Media and Culture. Since his last post on MC (12.16.15), he’s got the new gig at RTH and posted a bunch of killer new projects to his site, including PatiYogi for Eagle Bay Pavers (above) and The SoundView Project, which aims to create awareness about the importance of music education in schools. Time for an update!

Portfolio: jamesmoffitt.carbonmade.com

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