Senior Copywriter

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Senior Copywriter

We’re looking for a Senior Copywriter to deliver impactful, award-winning copy and creative ideas.

Full-time · Anywhere

Ideas. That's what creativity is all about. We need someone who can create ideas, craft them, and bring them to life through words and beyond.

Being an effective Senior Copywriter will mean you’re a master of the written word and can apply that to big ideas, brands, tone of voice, corporate communication, and social media.

In short, you need to be able to cut through the noise and spot opportunities that deliver real value, especially when there’s a high degree of complexity. Put another way - you eat challenges for breakfast.

Sounds pretty good, right? Keep reading!

The Role

  • Take a senior copy role within the agency - creating concepts, structuring approach, encouraging collaboration, and challenging ideas and assumptions
  • Be an idea-generating, copy-lead creative and work closely with our Senior Copywriter and ideation team to interpret abstract business concepts, client briefs, market research and strategic direction into impactful and award-winning copy 
  • Create big ideas that can be brought to life in multi-sensory ways
  • Meet with clients to discuss their needs and extract information needed to create copy
  • Collaborate and work closely with the strategy team to help create ‘humanised brand foundations’
  • Plan, participate, and contribute to workshops for brand and campaigns extracting information to create tone of voice, verbal identities, and campaign copy
  • Create, develop, and communicate world-class verbal brands
  • Create original copy for a variety of projects including brand, advertising, print materials, website copy, social campaigns, and corporate communications
  • Pitch the creative copy and ideas to existing or new clients and internal teams
  • Work with the Client Service team and Traffic Manager to plan and scope jobs
  • Push the agency’s verbal brand and copy offering in new and exciting directions
  • Review feedback from clients and make alterations according to the their needs
  • Build trusted relationships with key freelance copywriters to work closely with them and maintain the best possible work
  • Ensure all copy work is on-brand
  • Edit, oversee, and check copy from other members of the MadeBrave team
  • Be a champion for the brand, purpose, values and positively contribute and enhance our culture

What We’re Looking For

  • At least 5-6 years agency copywriting experience (ideally some of that Senior experience)

  • Eat, sleep, and breathe words, copy, and creativity with the ability to come up brave and exciting ideas
  • A track record of delivering impactful campaigns and brands that cut through creatively and deliver results
  • A curious mind with a hunger and drive to always push yourself and others to the best ideas
  • Must be able to think fast, multi-task and be able to put that into clear direction and action
  • A self starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong leadership skills and ability and excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to command a room of experienced creatives and business leaders
  • Great communication, negotiation, and presentation skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excited about driving innovation across all creative areas
  • Thrive in a fast-moving agency environment
  • A team player through and through

The Desirables

  • Public speaking experience
  • A flair for writing about things you are passionate about
  • A drive to be a creative thought leader
  • You’ll feel right at home if
  • You believe branding is more than just a logo
  • You can create beautiful ideas, concepts and campaigns - which also deliver results
  • You can bring out the best in other creatives
  • You thrive under pressure
  • You believe the future of creativity lies not in the channel you're creating for but the idea you’re communicating

MadeBraver Benefits

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave (extended full pay & bonus)
  • 33 days annual leave, inclusive of 8 public holidays
  • Your birthday off!
  • 3 extra days at Christmas for a full shutdown
  • Flexible Working Framework (flexi-desk, flexi-time & flexi-leave)
  • Perkbox (access to lots of freebies & discounts across major retailers)
  • Dedicated training & development plans
  • Health & wellbeing resources & activities
  • Company pension
  • Free access to online training platforms (Masterclass, Skillshare, and Magpie Learning)
  • BIMA and Marketing Society memberships
  • Cycle-to-work scheme

COVID permitting

  • Team away days & regular internal events
  • Bring your dog to work
  • Opportunity to attend paid industry events
  • Quarterly fun budget towards staff events and activities
  • A kid & family-friendly office (can’t get childcare for the day and need the kids to come in? Need to pick the kids up from school early? Got a kids sports day? If we can accommodate, we will! It’s life as well as work right? And we want our people’s people to feel part of the team too) – everyone’s welcome here!

Other details

  • Full-Time position
  • Based in Glasgow, Scotland
  • You can work from anywhere (but you have to be willing to travel to our office when required)
  • Salary £28-£38k DOE
  • Application deadline: Thursday 24th June 2021

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