Senior Copywriter

New York
Dec 17, 2013
Jan 16, 2014
Allison Shulman
Advertising, Other
Full Time
A leading pharmaceutical advertising agency located in Manhattan, NY has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Copywriter. The professional who fills this high-profile, senior-level position will assume responsibilities in creative talent, business management, and client service. Most of the Senior Copywriter's responsibilities will encompass overseeing and supervising the creative work produced by their team. This is an exciting leadership opportunity for a knowledgeable copywriter who is well versed in oncology to join a very well-established pharma ad agency within a role that offers a lot of room for growth!

Job Description

The Senior Copywriter will be responsible for creative talent, business management, and client service for the pharmaceutical ad agency. This will include but is not limited to:

Writing creative copy for oncology account

Working closely with the art director and copy supervisor to generate original concepts that reflect oncology product positioning

Working closely with Proofreading and Editorial department

Supervising a team of copywriters and overseeing their creative work

Following copy through agency process and reviewing copy from original concept to finished piece

Developing and maintaining good working relationships with internal agency members and client counterparts

Acting as a resource for oncology product information and its therapeutic area

Producing best creative solution for the estimated budget by having an awareness of end usage of a project

Helping account team sell clients on concepts and creative ideas

Ensuring accuracy and timeliness of work in order to meet client expectations

Becoming familiar with therapeutic markets pertaining to assigned accounts by reviewing journals, competitive ads and article summaries

Required Skills

5-10 years of copywriting experience within a pharmaceutical advertising agency in a client-facing role

Prior supervisory experience

Oncology writing experience

Knowledge of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries

Excellent presentation skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

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