Copywriter/Editor
Summary
Title:Copywriter/Editor
ID:218
Department:Creative Services
Location:Atlanta, GA or Washington DC
Description

Copywriter/Editor

Reports to: Group Creative Director

Sensis is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Copywriter/Editor who has a passion for storytelling and possesses proven skill at crafting copy for a variety of clients to serve in a full-time capacity in our Washington, D.C. office. You will work in tandem with an Art Director and other creative talents while collaborating with different agency departments to optimize the development of integrated, 360 campaigns. You will work in a fast-paced environment, interact with clients on a daily basis, and develop engaging concepts and content to be translated across print, mobile, web and video platforms. The ideal candidate is an avid reader, writer, blog-enthusiast and challenges the world every day using intelligent ways of turning thoughts into expressions.

Responsibilities

  • Develop concepts with Art Director in original, unique ways while maintaining client’s brand
  • Write conceptual as well as straightforward copy that aligns with Art Director’s design
  • Oversee the development of copy on a day-to-day basis for all work on assigned accounts
  • Partner with Art Director to ensure that copy inserted in layout is accurate and complete
  • Ensure that all copy changes are captured, made, and reported accurately to Creative Lead and Accounts
  • Report daily to Creative Lead on status of projects
  • Communicate with team members across departments to ensure projects are on schedule and messaging is on strategy
  • Become an expert on complex topics and translate them into clear, engaging messaging
  • Interact over the phone, by email, and in person with clients
  • Work well in group as well as independently to write, edit, fact check, and proofread own and others’ work
  • Keep track of reliable sources to back up all factual information on creative pieces
  • Copy edit materials and make recommendations for spelling, accuracy, consistency, grammatical errors, and overall flow
  • Complete work with high standards around projects with tight timelines

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Advertising, Journalism or related subject plus 4 or more years of writing experience in a marketing/advertising agency environment
  • Experience creating engaging content for print, mobile, web and video
  • Proofing/editing skills and a professional writer’s command of the language
  • Native speaker skills in the language of social media, with, at the very least, active Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, and meet deadlines and goals
  • Proficiency in MS Office on a Mac and PC
  • Ability to research topics efficiently
  • Possess the ability to steward brand development
  • Understanding of the “big picture” with a keen eye on detail
  • Superior and effective oral and written communications skills
  • Willingness to work above and beyond the call of duty to provide support across departments, with occasional long hours
  • Have an overall positive attitude and a “let’s do it” mentality
  • Know how to prioritize, organize and multitask
  • Proficiency (or relevant experience) with APA and AP-style editing
  • Experience with long-form narrative for print and digital
  • Spanish proficiency or advanced knowledge preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters’ degree preferred
  • Government communications and complex issues experience a plus

Please submit resume, cover letter, portfolio if required and answer all questions in our online interface for consideration.

About Sensis
Sensis is a cross-cultural marketing agency driving behavior change. Moving beyond cultural boxes, we create useful, digitally relevant content to drive consumer action. Ads don't work. Content does. Because people experience content. To change behavior, you need to engage people first—through useful, digitally relevant means. These are the tools we use to build engagement, spark motivation and drive action among the cultures our clients look to influence. Along with our integrated advertising services, Sensis offerings include specialty practices SensisHealth, SensisChallenges and SensisCMO.
In addition to a competitive compensation package, we offer a generous amount of paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, a 401(k) plan, along with other benefits.

This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications
Have questions? Please email SensisJobs@SensisAgency.com.
Due to volume of applicants, we unfortunately cannot respond to every resume we receive.
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