Senior Copywriter/Copy Supervisor
Creative Services – Copy
VP, ACD, Copy
May mentor junior level staff
PLEASE NOTE–DIGITAL EXPERIENCE IS A MUST FOR THIS POSITION.
The Bloc is a leading healthcare advertising agency with extensive multi-stake holder expertise in all aspects of creative, digital, global markets, managed markets, analytics and operations, branding, CRM/PRM, and medical communications. The Bloc comprises brand teams that include account and creative staff supplemented by specialty staff as outline above. The Creative Department is led by a team of SVP, Creative Directors and Partners with extensive knowledge and background in healthcare advertising. The Senior Copywriter/Copy Supervisor role is a staff position within the Creative Department. As a member of the copy group, this position reports primarily to the VP, Associate Creative Director, Copy.
Position Purpose & Responsibilities
The Senior Copywriter/Copy Supervisor’s primary purpose is to create, present and produce outstanding, original and compelling communication ideas. As a key team member, the Senior Copywriter/Copy Supervisor is responsible to meet all deadlines while maintaining efficiency and error-free work. He/she must also maintain a high level of current knowledge and skill within the language arts and have the ability to write in styles appropriate to the assignment.
He/she will strive to enhance conceptual abilities and produce creative work that consistently reflects strategic direction. He/she will demonstrate a strong understanding of the distinctions in writing style and purpose for strategy documents, positioning statements, presentations and advertising sell copy. He/she will collaborate with art and account team members to prepare jobs for final internal presentations as well as finalize developed concepts for client presentations.
The Senior Copywriter/Copy Supervisor will interface with all levels of the Account and Creative Services departments as well as partnering with a Senior Art Director on assigned projects. He/she also develops excellent professional relationships with other members of the team and program/account teams within the Operating Units. The Senior Copywriter/Copy Supervisor participates in weekly status meetings, regularly attends internal training and creative teaching sessions, as well as project kick-off meetings and weekly status meetings.
Key Selection Criteria
To be considered for the role of Senior Copywriter/Copy Supervisor, one must have a Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience, and 5+ years in an agency or related healthcare marketing environment. An extensive knowledge of the distinct writing styles is required, and a thorough understanding of relevant software, applications, processes, techniques, protocols and editorial procedures are needed. Must have strong proactive nature and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all internal and external teams, and must have the ability to prioritize and organize the workflow to ensure timeliness and quality under tight deadlines.