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Junior Copywriter

We’re on the hunt for a passionate, imaginative and creative Junior Copywriter to join our team. Do you thrive in an environment where you get to transition between writing social media campaigns, long-form blogs, and short product copy for ecommerce websites daily? Check out the specifics and apply below!

The Junior Copywriter reports to the SVP, Communications & Content, while working across multiple teams and accounts and is critical to SFW’s ability to distinguish itself through its creative product. As a Junior Copywriter, you add to the agency’s value by consistently working to a high standard of excellence across all teams and accounts.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications or related discipline and/or advertising graduate school; Minimum 1-3 years of professional copywriting experience for Junior Copywriter; Agency experience a plus.

At SFW, an effective Junior Copywriter is expected to:

  • Be highly self-motivated
  • Be highly imaginative and creative
  • Be knowledgeable about clients’ industries, products/services, branding and marketing goals
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with a high-volume workload often requiring short turnaround times
  • Be a quick learner with a versatile writing style (e.g., can comfortably vary voice and style to fit with each client’s strategies)
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and multitasking abilities
  • Manage multiple projects and multiple deadlines efficiently and responsibly and maintain a level of flexibility to quickly respond to changing client demands
  • Maintain effective organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Have a competent knowledge of digital advertising, social media, SEO, websites, etc., to ensure that copy translates appropriately to the needs of those mediums
  • Work and communicate with a range of personalities and work styles both internally and with clients
  • Make sure the SVP is signing off on concepts being presented and is aware of any issues

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write clear, concise and grammatically correct copy that is error-free
  • Write and edit copy for a variety of projects, including traditional and digital advertising, promotional material/brochures, websites, blogs, e-commerce, and social media
  • Work closely with the Marketing Strategy, Insights & Analytics, Creative and Digital teams to brainstorm ideas, create concepts and develop on-strategy messaging
  • Write engaging copy that connects with the target audience and drives desired action
  • Create on-brand, on-strategy, compelling creative solutions that are supported by research
  • Meet assigned deadlines and, if necessary, communicate proactively to shift deadlines
  • Continually develop and refine your knowledge and abilities to perform at the highest levels
  • Ensure that copy delivers on client strategies and brand voice while also maximizing SEO
  • Seek and share examples of creative excellence with the team while maintaining an awareness of work being produced by industry-leading creatives
  • Read industry and consumer publications to keep up with our changing profession and share that information with others
  • Identify and participate in opportunities to build and expand a professional network
  • Promote SFW and become an ambassador for the agency
  • Add to the culture of SFW by participating in/creating new events and activities

Interested candidates can apply online here or email a cover letter and resume to Sarah Shinsky at sarah.shinsky@sfwresults.com.