Senior Copywriter – Brand Strategy & Creative

New York
Jan 07, 2014
Feb 06, 2014
Talent Acquisition
Marketing, Other
Full Time
Viacom is seeking a senior level writer who can develop and write corporate and creative print, video and digital materials that position individual services and the company as a whole for distributors, consumers and employees. Projects include, but are not limited to: ads, journals, brochures, newsletters, web sites, invitations, videos, merchandise, naming and tagline development.
This individual will work closely with Vice President, Editorial and design staff on the most effective visual and verbal execution of projects, review current materials and meet with clients to present materials and discuss strategy. Also, he/she will work with Project Managers to manage projects from start to finish.


•Must conceive, develop and write original, creative materials that effectively communicate a client's business objective while incorporating our company's voice and sensibility
•Work closely with Vice President, Editorial to generate brand strategies, marketing plans and other materials that position our company and brands in the most effective way possible.
•Oversee junior writers by working with them to conceive ideas, review copy and ensure a project stays on schedule.
•Proofread all self-generated copy in the layout, mechanical and blueprint stages of a project. Check for accuracy and consistency, as well as spelling, grammar and style.

Basic Qualifications:

•Undergraduate degree required. English or Advertising major preferred.
•7 yrs experience in copywriting, marketing, strategic branding, editorial writing, speechwriting and copy editing
•Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills
•Ability to work with design staff
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Ability to be innovative and creative
•Ability to adhere to deadlines is a must
•Knowledge of Macintosh computer, including Microsoft Word, Quark and Excel
•Ability to proofread

Desired Qualifications:

•Agency experience a plus

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