Senior Copywriter

San Francisco, California, United States expand job description ↓

Description

The Senior Copywriter is responsible for using his/her writing and referencing skills, conceptual ability and strategic thinking to enhance the Agency’s copy offerings to the Client.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Write for interactive and print projects directed to consumers and health care providers
  • Work as a team with art director to develop conceptual approaches to meet Client objectives
  • Establish and maintain positive, productive relationships with all members of account team
  • Develop a sound understanding of marketing/advertising strategy
  • Demonstrate ability to accurately reference and annotate all work
  • Prepare and submit work for Med/Legal and DDMAC approvals
  • Continue to develop understanding of market research to create test materials and be an effective research attendee
  • Demonstrate high level of professional craftsmanship and superior writing skills
  • Be aware of, and familiar with, medical and scientific information that pertains to Agency brands
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in print media and have an understanding of other forms of media
  • Work closely with editors to ensure accuracy in all work
  • Attend regular status meetings
  • Follow jobs from start up into production
  • Ensure all final products released are of a superior quality
  • Effectively present and clearly communicate creative concepts internally and feel comfortable participating in client meetings
  • Keep supervisor(s) up-to-date on all projects
  • Perform other job-related tasks as assigned by supervisor(s).

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain positive relationships with internal business group departments such as Editorial and Traffic
  • Contribute ideas in Client meetings
  • Communicate effectively and professionally both internally and externally
  • Demonstrate ability to set priorities while handling multiple projects/deadlines
  • Project a professional, positive attitude toward peers and clients
  • Foster a positive team atmosphere and establish credibility both internally and externally

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of prior Pharma ad agency experience required (HCP preffered)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extremely organized and proactive with the ability to collaborate in a fast-paced team environment
  • The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with high attention to detail and to agency process
  • A passion for solving problems and the ability to be inspired rather than discouraged by difficult challenges
  • BA/BS in advertising, journalism, literature, creative writing, or related field
  • Computer skills: MS Office (Word, Excel)

Benefits

Competitive salary and benefits package

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