A community of working portfolios.
July 12th, 2017

Nicole Corley

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Nicole is a freelance senior copywriter/ACD in San Francisco after 10+ years at agencies like DigitasLbi and GSD&M. She’s got a killer variety of projects on her site, from bad-ass PlayStation God of War to Zales, John Deere riding mowers to fancy Luchesse Boots (above), Seton Hospitals to eBay. Dig it.

Portfolio: nicolecorley.com

July 10th, 2017

Gino Bernabé

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Gino is a senior copywriter from Italy at Fahrenheit DDB in Peru. Before Fahrenheit DDB, he was at Y&R Perú, where he joined as an intern copywriter—at the young age of 32. Since then, he’s built an awesome portfolio of work for clients like American Colors (above), the Peruvian Cancer Foundation, LAN Airlines, and Toyota. Love it.

Portfolio: ginobernabe.com

July 5th, 2017

Mid-Sr Writer Wanted: Sleek Machine, Boston

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Tim Cawley, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer at Sleek Machine in Boston (also a killer writer), is on the hunt for a mid-senior level writer. From Sleek Machine: “Sleek Machine / Boston is looking for an entrepreneurial, optimistic, prolific, relentless, responsible, conceptually rock-solid copywriter – the kind of ODC ad-geek who would pore over a site like MC! Someone with 3-7 years’  experience who can generate exciting ideas, regardless of medium. Someone who sees opportunity in everything – from TV production, to the no-budget social media post.

We’ve been around 3 years. 14 full-time employees. Creatively-driven culture. Our work has been featured extensively in Creativity Online, Ads of the World, Adweek, and we’ve even had our own 8-page agency profile in Communication Arts. National (and occasionally international) accounts in a range of categories. Fast-paced, productive, tight-knit environment. You will definitely produce significant amounts of book-worthy, real work for real brands. You can get a sense of our venture here: sleekmachine.com

Please send a portfolio link to: inquiry@sleekmachine.com

July 3rd, 2017

Mark Walter

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Mark is a senior copywriter at DigitasLBi in NYC. Sometimes you click through a writer’s site and you can tell that the person on the other end of the portfolio just loves making stuff. Definitely the case with Mark’s site. After “Selected Work” (password for protected projects, including featured spot above, is ‘happy’), don’t miss “Side Projects” and “Etc.” Good times.

Portfolio: markwrotethisurl.com

June 29th, 2017

Jon Gruber

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Jon is a new copywriter at Deutsch NYC after graduating from Miami Ad School on June 9th (big congrats!). The first project on his site is heavy, but powerful. Words Kill shows cyberbullies the real consequences of their actions by linking the sites of suicide victims who were bullied with the same words. Super smart.

Portfolio: jon-gruber.com

June 23rd, 2017

Copywriter Wanted (Contract), NerdWallet, San Francisco

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NerdWallet is on the hunt for freelance copywriter to join their team in San Francisco. From NerdWallet: “We’re looking for an imaginative and skilled marketing copywriter to join our Brand Studio team on a contract basis. This is an on-site, 40 hour/week contract role based in San Francisco. This person will write compelling, clear and strategic copy that drives business results and supports key marketing initiatives while maintaining the NerdWallet voice and vision. We’re looking for a self-driven, creative problem solver who’s passionate about making personal finance clear and human.

As the marketing leg of our copy team, you’ll work closely with our designers and the Paid Marketing team to craft messaging and copy for digital deliverables.

Where you can make an impact:

  • Working closely with Paid Marketing and Brand Studio designers to create engaging concepts for landing pages, display ads, social and video.
  • Communicating complex financial concepts using punchy, conversational language.
  • Developing collaborative relationships with performance marketing managers to craft campaign and feature-specific messaging, value props and benefit-driven copy.
  • Digesting performance metrics and integrating learnings into creative.
  • Understanding and identifying the nuances between between high-performing copy across various channels.

Your experience:

  • 2+ years of related marketing copywriter experience at an advertising or marketing agency, or in-house creative team.
  • Must have digital experience — especially direct response copywriting.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Organized and able to reference past projects when needed.
  • A love of storytelling and thinking outside the box to create impactful marketing campaigns and materials.
  • A strong interest in personal finance, and a curiosity to learn more.”

For full job description and to apply: Click here

June 21st, 2017

ACD Writer & Intern Writer Wanted: Edelman SF & LA

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Heidi Espejo, Recruiting Manager for Edelman Western Region, is on the hunt for an ACD copywriter to join their San Francisco team and an intern copywriter to join their Los Angeles team. From Heidi:

ACD/COPYWRITER

Edelman is looking for an Associate Creative Director to join its award-winning San Francisco creative team, working on some of the world’s biggest and most exciting brands. Edelman is a great place to grow your talent and hone your craft. You will be challenged to push convention and your own creativity to find the most innovative ways to drive consumer behavior in today’s socially-charged, digital environment.

Edelman is a new kind of agency, at the intersection of PR, Advertising, Social, Digital, and Experiential. We blur the lines between each medium to create smart, innovative, and powerful work that gets people talking and engaging with brands in new ways. We’re passionate, unconventional and driven by a desire to do the best damn work possible. We get results for our clients and have the trophies to prove it. We also laugh a lot Ö and swear a little.

Glimpse life on the inside with #lifeon27 on Instagram.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the client-facing creative lead for key accounts, providing high-level creative strategy, brand stewardship and executional oversight for all creative programs and deliverables across social, digital and PR
  • Lead (and sometimes execute) projects from concept to completion for a wide range of marketing outputs from short-form video and interactive web experiences to a variety of social content and experiential activations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 7-10 years experience in marketing, advertising or social media
  • Portfolio: A body of work that showcases your writing chops across a variety of clients with an innate ability to bring to life the nuances of a brandís unique voice
  • Social fluency and a solid understanding of how to drive conversation and engagement across social channels

Send portfolios to: heidi.espejo@edelman.com

 

INTERN COPYWRITER

As part of this 20+ team of Copywriters, Designers, Creative Directors and Producers, you will be working on some of the world’s biggest and most exciting brands. You will be continually challenged to push convention and your own creativity to find the most innovative ways to influence conversation, perceptions and culture in exciting and meaningful ways.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the creative team with copywriting needs across multiple brand accounts ranging in entertainment, gaming, lifestyle and more
  • Work closely alongside creatives and account teams to help concept ideas and flesh out campaigns, from the initial brainstorm to the final presentation for a variety of creative deliverables
  • Demonstrate hustle and curiosity in expanding your creative skills and overall professional experience in a competitive, evolving and fast-paced environment
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and seek out an understanding of the communications marketing offering from creative to earned media to specialties and everything in between.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The intern candidate must have a BA/BS from an accredited college or university. Disciplines in English, Journalism and/or Communications are a plus
  • An online portfolio of creative work, with samples of four or more creative projects demonstrating copywriting capabilities
  • Strong conceptual thinking, demonstrating an appreciation for multi-channel storytelling and overarching strategic direction

To apply: Click here

June 19th, 2017

Copywriter Wanted: Curiosity, Cincinnati

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Ried Cartwright, Creative Director at Curiosity in Cincinnati, is on the hunt for a writer. From Ried: “We are looking for an idea generating machine. One who sees things others don’t and then can write it up in a way that makes clients salivate. Yes, we’re in Cincinnati, but we have a roster of national clients and national creatives supporting them.

Key Responsibilities:

  • It’s easy: show up, work hard, do what you love and come up with interesting ideas
  • Be the writer everyone wants on their account
  • All that other stuff, you know—collaborate, presentations, team player…

Qualifications/Skills Required for this Position:

  • 1-2 years experience
  • A portfolio of great ideas

For more info or to apply email Ried at: rcartwright@curiosity360.com

Don’t talk to Ried and go right for the application: Click here

June 15th, 2017

Hugo Eléspuru

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Hugo is a senior copywriter at Fahrenheit DDB in Lima, Peru. (Hello, Peru!) All kinds of awesome creative strategic campaigns on his site, including an extreme price hike on Mother’s Day for gifts no mom wants to receive, using fast internet to slow down speeding drivers, and popcorn boxes that promote equal lending mortgages for same-sex domestic couples. Dig it.

Portfolio: hugoelespuru.com

June 12th, 2017

Jo Forel

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Jo is a freelance senior copywriter in London, previously at Mother, Saatchi, HMDG, and Droga5. All kinds of amazing work on her site. Don’t miss her Manifestos page—that’s how you do it. Also, be sure to check out her David Lachapelle-directed video for Boots (above). Now that’s a shoot.

Portfolio: joforel.com

June 7th, 2017

Amanda Abrams

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Amanda is a copywriter/CD at Team One in Los Angeles, previously at Red Tettemer and ViTRO. So many cool projects in her portfolio for brands like Lexus, Taylor Guitars, Under Armour, and Planet Fitness. Don’t miss her Lexus LIT IS video (Lexus IS with 42k LEDs on it), or her custom Sriracha Lexus IS. So hot.

Portfolio: amandaabramscopywriter.com

June 1st, 2017

Hunter Siegel

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Hunter is a senior copywriter at VaynerMedia in NYC. All kinds of smart, beautiful campaigns on his site for brands like GE, Labracadabra (above), Kondo, and Ralph Lauren. Love the presentation, too. Very clean, very modern, great strategic write-ups. Oh, and more vertical videos—shot for GE Pi Day. Dig it.

Portfolio: hcreates.com

May 30th, 2017

Brian Bockelman

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Brian is an associate copywriter at VML in Kansas City. He runs community management for Propel in addition to working on some cool digital campaigns for Propel, Tropicana and Brisk (above). His portfolio is in that half-produced/half-spec stage that we’re all at about 2-3 years into the biz, and is so cool to see. Good times. Check out his Tropicana vids, which are some of the first scripted vids MC’s seen shot vertical for mobile. Wonder if we’re going to be seeing a lot more of that in the near future? Hmm.

Portfolio: poppinbockles.com

May 25th, 2017

Lisa Taylor

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Lisa is a freelance copywriter/CD in Boston. Since her last post on MC (back on 02.04.10), she’s got a brand new site titled “Writing In Yoga Pants” which sounds very comfortable. (Confirmed on her PANTS page, very comfy.) She’s also got a crazy variety of new projects for brands like Able Made, Ocean Spray, SelectHealth, Fancypants Baking Co., and Keds + Taylor Swift (above), which is a super deep integrated campaign. Dig it.

Portfolio: writinginyogapants.com

May 22nd, 2017

John Kastanes

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John is a freelance copywriter/ACD in Chicago. Since his last post on MC almost six years ago (05.30.11), he’s got a new Squarespace site with projects for a crazy variety of brands, including Maxwell House (above), Dannon, Miller Lite, AbbVie Foundation, and Polyseamseal. Way past time for an update.

Portfolio: johnkastanes.com

May 17th, 2017

Shanteka Sigers

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Shanteka Sigers is a copywriter/strategist/ECD at Sanders/Wingo in Austin, Texas. Since her last post on MC (back on 11.02.11), she’s worked on and overseen projects for huge brands including Chevrolet (above) and AT&T, spoken at SXSW and the 3% Conference, been featured in CA and Complex, and won an EFFIE and ADDYs. Definitely time for an update.

Portfolio: shantekasigers.com

May 15th, 2017

Gabriel Sehringer

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Gabriel is a new copywriter after graduating from UMass Amherst, available for hire June 1st. He wrote such a nice note to MC (thanks again, man!), just going to post it as-is: “My school doesn’t have a copywriting (or even advertising) program so I’ve had to put together a portfolio on my own & learn by looking through hundreds of other people’s books. I was first pointed in MC’s direction at Mike Lear’s suggestion a few years ago, and since then, your site has been one of the best resources for finding encouraging writers & CDs, as well as for setting a high bar for my own creative work. Thank you very much for all you do.

About me: I spent last summer as a copywriting intern at R/GA NY, and also got the amazing chance to go to Cannes to take part in the Roger Hatchuel Student Academy there. Currently looking for a junior writing job in New York City.”

Congrats, Gabriel! Can’t wait to see where you land.

Portfolio: gabrielsehringer.com

May 10th, 2017

Colby Spear

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Colby is a copywriter at Ogilvy & Mather NYC. Since his first post on MC two and a half years ago (01.23.15), after graduating from Miami Ad School, Colby has been busy—including a new site with all new projects for brands like Motorola, Kijiji, and UPS. There’s also a link to his student portfolio as it was back in the day. So cool to see what turned into what. Dig it.

Portfolio: colbyspear.com

May 8th, 2017

Regan Kline & Jason Tisser

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Regan (copywriter/CD) and Jason (art director/CD) are a freelance team in Los Angeles. All kinds of great projects up and down their joint site, including work for Allstate, Hefty, Hornitos, and a hilarious campaign for Neato Robotics (above). Dig it.

Portfolio: tisserkline.com

May 4th, 2017

Sr Copywriter & Sr AD Wanted: The Escape Pod, Chicago

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Heather Hayden, Director of Talent for The Escape Pod, is on the hunt for a senior copywriter and senior art director (individuals or as a team). From Heather: “The Escape Pod CHICAGO is looking to hire a Senior art director and Senior copywriter (either as a team or we will pair up separately) to join us.

Specifically, we are looking for creative talent who:

  • Have “the ability to think their way out of a proverbial bag”
  • Have a proven track record of presenting & selling conceptual campaign idea work (not just executions)
  • Are self-sufficient, independent yet collaborative
  • Have managed one or more broadcast shoots and been ultimately responsible for its final production delivery
  • Have some creative mentorship experience

If interested or for more info, please contact Heather: heather@theescapepodagency.com

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