location / New York, New York
date posted / 06/27/2016
job description / Senior Copywriter, MRM//McCann

Core Duties/Responsibilities

SUPPORT

Works with team members from all departments and external vendors bringing your creative vision to life.

DEVELOP

Proactively learns the process for creating good experiences while contributing copywriting expertise. Is able to research and develop new tone of voice guidelines for brands. Is able to communicate the guidelines to relevant stakeholders and uphold them by signing off work, as well as run workshops for the team and client in order to communicate tone of voice. Anticipates issues, feedback, and tasks and works on them without being asked. Actively seeks creative opportunities and projects beyond your expected duties.

 

CREATIVE CRAFT SKILLS

Demonstrates a strong command of the structure of language, both formal and informal. Writes compelling, beautifully constructed copy for a variety of clients and audiences and across a variety of media. Able to input into the scripting and storyboarding process for film, animation or moving image content or concepts. Demonstrates a wide breadth of abilities from long form to headlines to calls-to-action to brand manifestos. Able to write with speed, consistency, accuracy and creative flair. Even under pressure and while delivering multiple projects, quality is never compromised. Demonstrates excellent grammar and spelling skills, with minimal amends from proofreading. Able to respond positively to feedback from the client and re-draft copy to meet their comments, while retaining the impact of the copy.

 

IDEA GENERATION

Is capable of concepting and collaborating on overall campaign ideas with a creative team while working on multiple projects, within specific deadlines and prioritizing tasks for each. Ideates based on simple human truths or observations. Measures your ideas not only against high creative standards, but also against business objectives.

 

LEADERSHIP

Takes personal accountability for on-time deliverables. Is a leader within the agency, providing a significant contribution to the development of client relationships.

 

NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Takes responsibility for the creation of award entries and case studies of key projects. Contributes to the ideas and creative work for pitches as well as helps craft the copy for any presentations or documents.

 

MENTORING

Assists and guides less experienced Copywriters and other members of the Creative department in their professional development and guides the team and client on tone of voice if feedback directly contradicts the guidelines.

 

MRM//McCann is a leading Customer Experience Agency that puts people first.  This philosophy guides our approach to creating moments that matter to both people and brands.  Through data infused insights and engaging creative that is enabled through technology, we build seamless, connected experiences that result in profitable relationships.

MRM//McCann is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria

Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience