Washington, District of Columbia, United States
At Weber Shandwick, we believe that being open, aspirational and entrepreneurial is what it takes to engage people and deliver impactful, award-winning work in a rapidly changing environment.
Our journey to date might surprise you. Weber Shandwick long has been known as one of the most highly regarded PR agencies in the world. But now, we also lead social, digital and traditional advertising assignments for some of the world's most enduring companies and social causes.
Along the way, we’ve been featured four out of the last five years on Ad Age’s “Agency A-List” and awarded numerous Cannes Lions. But we're still just getting started. We’re creatives, makers, producers, designers, strategists and technologists who love to unite around ideas with the ability to transcend culture.
What We Are Looking For:
We’re looking for a Copywriter to help craft strategically focused and surprising creative concepts; create traditional, digital & social content, and help develop a brand voice for our clients. We're looking for an individual who can elevate our thinking to new heights and convey our clients’ messages in relevant, engaging, and fresh ways.
What You Will Be Doing:
You’ll do work that’s rooted in social media, but also includes digital video production; TV commercial ideation; and conceiving of unexpected activation ideas that drive conversation and engagement. Moreover, you’ll be a mentor to junior creatives, and a true collaborator – someone who can work well, without ego, alongside project management/production teams to help keep the trains running on time and budget. Additional responsibilities include:
- Writing short and long-form copy with an emphasis on digital/social, but also includes 360° brand platforms, video, experiential, and more.
- Adhering to multiple brand voices, often in the same day, to ensure consistency.
- Reporting to a Creative Director as part of a larger creative team, which includes working with designers and visual artists.
- You love to write. No matter what the topic, you’re able to put it into words that make it real.
- You’re a conceptual ninja. You bring fresh thinking, elevated creativity, and great ideas to every assignment.
- 2-5 years of copywriting experience in an agency or related field (advertising, digital, social media, publishing/content or public relations)
- Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure
- Experience with social media platforms, a good understanding of platform best practices, and a strong interest in brand building
- Ongoing drive to understand emerging techniques and trends in marketing, technology, and social media
- Bonus Skills: blogging, journalism, filmmaking, videography, editorial, photography
Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.
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