Senior Copywriter

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Annual Salary and Benefits
Posted
Dec 01, 2016
Closes
Dec 31, 2016
Specialty
Copywriting
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Overview and Responsibilities

Comedy Central's Editorial team seeks an experienced Senior Copywriter to work within its Brand Creative group. This full-time position reports directly to the Managing Editor and supports his/her efforts to ensure that all writing/editorial reflects the brand voice and the multiplatform team's creative vision.

He/she will work closely with many groups in the Brand Creative department and beyond. A primary responsibility is developing and maintaining relationships with Comedy Central's teams, including but not limited to: Show Producers, Site Production, Programming, Product Development, Design, Video, Integrated Marketing and Ad Sales.

Responsibilities

  • Write all copy associated with event programming and stand-up specials, which includes everything from video copy to articles.
  • Assist in facilitating communication of work with internal groups.
  • Create article coverage plans for events and network series.
  • Partner with Multiplatform producer in writing and creating content for CC Stand-Up's social media accounts.
  • Follow in-house style guide and approved tag lists.
  • Write for various series, platforms and projects as needed.
  • Partner with Senior Copy Editor on updating style guides and process.
  • Work closely with social editorial team for creative alignment.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of copywriting or editing experience with a focus in the digital space.
  • Ideal candidates will have written in the digital comedy space previously.

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong ability to develop experiences that drive engagement.
  • Capable of problem-solving and working independently.
  • Intimate familiarity with various CMSs as well as major social platforms.
  • Thorough understanding of SEO.
  • A comedic sense of humor and writing skills
  • Please note: This is not a television-writing job.