Senior Copywriter

Evoke New York

New York

Senior Copywriter

Location: New York/remote

Evoke is a global brand, experience, and communications agency platform, purpose-built to make health more humanTM

We’re a dynamic global healthcare platform of comprised of practice areas and speciality agencies – adaptive, agile and designed around our clients. We provide frictionless access to a uniquely comprehensive offering and one of the industry’s deepest and most dynamic collections of talent. We use data-driven insights, creativity, and applied innovation to solve the most complex of problems in our marketplace. Our digital-first perspective means we can unlock the potential of today and shape tomorrow.

Description

Your role as Senior CopywriterThe Senior Copywriter (Sr. CW) is responsible for developing ideas and copy that creatively deliver on our clients’ strategies and support their creative tones. The Sr. CW works in partnership with the Art Director (AD) to generate concepts and tactics, and to progress them through execution. While writing copy is the day-to-day focus, understanding and contributing to the visual expression of the ideas is part of the role as well.   

The Senior Copywriter should become a brand product information specialist and appropriately source written materials (referencing) for a client’s Medical/Legal/Regulatory (MLR) review board. Sr. CW reports to the Associate Creative Director (ACD) or Creative Director (CD).

Creative Role & Responsibilities

  • Natural storytelling ability
  • Conceptual thinker
  • Consistently able to crack a brief multiple ways, bringing new ideas appropriate to our clients’ marketing strategy and brand tone
  • Develops a range of creative executions for each project and effectively collaborates with AD to ensure design and copy work together to support the concepts
  • Thinks beyond our industry, bringing a world-curious mind to their work. Able to translate what they see into real ideas that hit the strategy.
  • Executes a broad range of projects. Leads projects from start to finish with guidance from ACD or CD
  • Can source credible information and use it to craft copy that delivers on strategy
  • Can listen to feedback and deliver revised solutions
  • Participates in strategic meetings with client and account management to deepen understanding of clients’ objectives and better inform advertising campaigns
  • Actively explores the Healthcare Marketing arena. Knows what is happening in the therapeutic area of our clients
  • Proactively communicates and consults with team members (Account Management, Strategy, Project Management, Regulatory Operations etc.) regarding creative work, quality control, MLR submissions and deadlines
  • Responsible for maintaining version and quality control of owned assets through lifecycle of project
  • Adds to and maintains the copy style guide associated with assigned brand(s)
  • Self-manage expectations to deliver on brief, accuracy and surprising creative options.
  • Provides feedback on allocated hours. Works with ACD or CD to establish and work to set scope
  • Participates on a pitch team
  • May be assigned to more than one account

Qualifications include 

  • Writes clear, cohesive creative copy for multiple channels (print and digital, TV/video, social)
  • Comfortable moving between long and short form copy
  • Able to present work in a compelling way, can capture and hold attention of audience, internally and with client
  • Possesses solid, active listening skills
  • Understands how to use and apply medical references and validate with Medical Editor partner ahead of MLR submissions
  • Knows AMA style
  • Ability to independently manage concurrent projects of varying sizes and deliver work from concept through completion
  • Exhibits decisive problem-solving skills
  • Actively maintains an understanding of how work moves through the agency. Follows relevant agency Standard Operation Procedures (SOP)
  • Understands the principles of production (print, online, broadcast)

Relationships/Supervisory Role

  • Ability to establish trust with core team. Develops strong relationships with account and project management and strategy counterparts
  • Collaboratively partner with assigned partners
  • Willingness to supervise freelance or on staff copywriters if assigned
  • Grows and maintains solid rapport with day to day client. Earns trust of client.

 

Evoke provides an exciting and flexible work environment, competitive salaries and outstanding company paid benefits including medical, dental, 401(k), tuition reimbursement.  

 

Evoke is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Don't meet every job requirement? That's okay! Our company is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you're excited about this role, but your experience doesn't perfectly fit every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right person for this role or others.