Junior Copywriter

Employer
Major Media Company
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Hourly rate
Posted
Jul 12, 2019
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Contract, Freelance

Junior Copywriter, Comedy Central Digital

Job Description:

Comedy Central’s Series Strategy Editorial team is seeking a Junior Copywriter to work within its Digital group. This freelance position reports directly to the Senior Writer and helps provide copy and creative support for Comedy Central’s show-based social channels. They will work closely with many groups to ensure that each Comedy Central show account projects a strong, unique and consistent voice. They will also be expected to develop collaborative relationships with other Comedy Central teams, including but not limited to Digital Series Producers, Programming, Design and Video.

Responsibilities:

  • Write copy associated with assigned Comedy Central shows (both currently on-air and archived), including YouTube copy and copy for the shows’ social channels
  • Partner with Series Producers to create original content for show accounts
  • Source material from Comedy Central shows to be used in video compilations and mashups
  • Adhere to Comedy Central’s in-house style guide
  • Write for various other platforms and projects as needed (e.g., show taglines, live events)
  • Coordinate with Comedy Central brand accounts on cross-promotional materials

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of copywriting or editing experience, with a focus in the digital space
  • Previous writing experience in the social comedy space
  • Familiarity with Comedy Central shows

To apply:

Send a resume, brief cover letter and 1-2 links to your copywriting work.

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