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October 11th, 2017

Copywriters Wanted: TracyLocke, Wilton, CT


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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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

January 27th, 2017

Copywriter Wanted: Response, New Haven, CT


David Klineberg, President/Partner at Response Marketing in New Haven, Connecticut, is on the hunt for a great writer. From Response: “Hi, we’re Response and we’re looking for a copywriter to join our small, but mighty team.

This role is not for the faint of heart – they’ll be asked to traverse a wide range of both traditional and digital copy related challenges including campaign concepts, social media content, banner ads, website copy, long-form articles, strategic manifestos, email campaigns, video scripts, OOH posters and much more. Copywriters play an active role in our creative department and will be expected to brainstorm and concept with other designers for new and current business initiatives.

We’re looking for someone who can think both creatively and strategically; someone who can produce exceptional work and constantly thinks about how they can elevate our creative output.

We’re based in downtown New Haven, CT, steps from great food, drinks, art, and Yale.”

For full job description and to apply: response.agency/careers/copywriter 

May 7th, 2015

CW Wanted: Octagon


Alyssa Adelson, Talent Acquisition Director at Octagon in Connecticut, is on the hunt for a copywriter/ experiential creative. From Alyssa: “Hi there. We‘re Octagon. We’re the sports, entertainment, and lifestyle marketing arm of the Interpublic Group. We connect brands to fans through passion.

We are looking for a writer with an eye towards developing experiential ideas to join our team. In this role you will be responsible for generating smart, breakthrough ideas for existing and potential Octagon clients. You will work as a key member of Octagon’s Planning, Concept and Design team (PCD), straddling the line between planning and concepting.


  • You’re a solid mid-level creative working at an experiential agency, digital shop, promotional shop, or even a traditional ad agency – but you’re interested in more than just traditional creative work.
  • You are a wordsmith who can craft pithy insights, strategies, and concept descriptions.
  • You appreciate creative that doesn’t exclusively live in the world of advertising communication, but also in the physical or digital space.
  • You understand (and may even come from) the world of planning and value insights, strategies and creative briefs as the foundation of great ideas.
  • You’re the one on your team who always puts ideas on the table to be discussed, edited, and built upon.
  • You love to make beautiful presentations and can visually express your creativity. It’s one of many techniques you use to sell in your ideas and strategies.
  • You have experience working on several clients and brands simultaneously. You are interested in working on major global brands.
  • You know how to contribute to a winning new business pitch and are hungry for opportunities to develop and pitch ideas to potential clients.
  • You’re ready to move on to a more senior role and embrace the new responsibilities and opportunities that come with it.


  • Generate original, bold, and on-strategy creative ideas for Octagon clients and new business opportunities.
  • Write-up ideas in whitepaper format and sharp presentations, working with design team and outside freelancers to develop accompanying visuals.
  • Contribute to copy efforts including campaign names, taglines, manifestos, headlines, and body copy across all marketing channels and media types.
  • Support agency’s creative development process by leading live brainstorm sessions and client workshops.
  • Lead the development of creative sell-in presentations.
  • Represent the agency as a creative voice in live presentations.
  • Collaborate with strategic and creative resources across Octagon global network (offices and sister agencies).

To learn more and apply, email Alyssa at: alyssa.adelson@octagon.com

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