Senior Copywriter

Weber Shandwick Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Chicago office of Weber Shandwick is seeking a Senior Copywriter to join our ever growing creative team. We are looking for someone with the right combination of conceptual, savvy, self-motivation, and writing skills necessary to create, sell and execute impactful ideas for our clients.

You will be instrumental in creating attention-getting ideas for multiple projects and assignments across a variety of communication strategies and channels. You'll need to be obsessive about honing your craft and polishing your words. Understanding brand tone, a passion for problem solving, and the ability to spin stories out of thin air must be in your DNA.

Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of culture and comfort with a wide range of subjects

  • Willingness to collaborate with a wide variety of people, including creative directors, designers and account managers

  • The gift (and the curse) of finding spelling and grammar mistakes everywhere maybe even in this job posting

Ability to graciously accept feedback from internal or external stakeholders and deftly incorporate it into work

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • 4-6 years of experience working as a copywriter in the marketing or advertising world

  • The tenacity to read to the very end of documents and recognize when something doesn't seem right

  • Ability to provide strategic justification for all creative decisions

  • Ability to manage timelines, deadlines and juggle multiple projects at the same time

  • The ability to create compelling ideas and sharable content that consumers will want to engage in.

The ability to familiarize yourself quickly with client's brand voice- and the range to write authentically for a diverse audience and a wide variety of brand types

Skills:

  • Knowledge of culture and comfort with a wide range of subjects

  • Willingness to collaborate with a wide variety of people, including creative directors, designers and account managers

  • The gift (and the curse) of finding spelling and grammar mistakes everywhere maybe even in this job posting

Ability to graciously accept feedback from internal or external stakeholders and deftly incorporate it into work

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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