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

Core Duties/Responsibilities


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


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.



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.



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. Ideas based on simple human truths or observations. Measures your ideas not only against high creative standards, but also against business objectives.



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



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.



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.


At MRM, Relationship is our Middle name.


MRM//McCann is a leading customer relationship agency that leverages the power of creativity, the beauty of data, and the magic of technology to nurture, encourage and sustain strong relationships between brands and their customers – in turn, creating meaningful experiences for people, while driving business results.


We employ the most innovative talent in the industry to digitally drive the transformation of our clients’ businesses and provide creative solutions to help brands grow meaningful relationships with people.


Do you excel when working in a team? Are you fascinated by the endless possibilities that technology brings to marketing? Are you ready to transform our world?


If so, you will thrive in our culture based on the Important Things We Believe (I.T.W.B.s)

  1. Ideas power everything
  2. We’re Better Together
  3. We’ll figure it out
  4. Complexity can be managed
  5. It only counts if we deliver
  6. Technology is magic


We love our diverse workplace! 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