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Copywriter

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Job Summary

Weber Shandwick is seeking a Copywriter to join our growing creative team. The ideal candidate is a conceptual thinker and wordsmith with an artistic eye and obsession with grammar and punctuation. Your talent will be instrumental in defining the conceptual approach and tone of voice for assignments across a variety of social and digital channels. You need to be passionate about developing brand content that resonates with different audiences and inspires them to engage. If you’re a consummate storyteller interested in stepping outside your comfort zone and diversifying your portfolio, we’d love to talk to you.

Responsibilities

  • Develop creative concepts, content, social media post copy, scripts and various other forms of online/offline brand storytelling
  • Collaborate with art directors, designers, strategists, producers and other team members to bring ideas to life
  • Copywrite for a variety of social platforms, including IG, TikTok and YouTube
  • Edit and proofread copy for presentations and posts
  • Present your own creative work to clients and teammates
  • Ensure all creative adheres to brand guidelines
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of product features and benefits
  • Tune in to industry and social trends and leverage them in your creative concepts
  • Wear multiple hats – depending on your skills, there will be times you’re driving the creative process
  • Accept and incorporate feedback from Creative Directors, teammates and clients with a positive attitude

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of copywriting experience in an agency or related field (social media, digital and/or advertising)
  • Passion for creative writing and digital-first thinking
  • Self-motivated, organized and deadline-driven
  • Wanderlust for social channels and new media of all kinds
  • In tune with social trends and emerging techniques for storytelling and brand expression
  • Experience working in the automotive industry is preferred (not mandatory).
  • Must have a portfolio (may include spec work, unproduced concepts and creative writing)
  • Bonus skills: content creation, community management and/or blogging

About Us 

Weber Shandwick is a leading global marketing and communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world. 

We push beyond category convention, pairing data-driven insights with creative prowess to deliver game-changing ideas that earn attention and drive business impact. We have a deep bench of talent across sectors and specialty areas, including brand and B2B marketing, healthcare marketing, change management, employee engagement, corporate reputation, crisis management, data and analytics, technology, public affairs, social impact and financial communications. 

Led by world-class strategic and creative thinkers and activators, we have won some of the most prestigious awards in the industry. Weber Shandwick was named to Ad Age’s A-List in 2020 and Best Places to Work in 2019. The firm earned 25 Lions at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. 

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Employee Family Leave
  • Family Building Benefit

Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination prior to start date, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.

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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