Senior Copywriter - Freelance - REMOTE

Job title: Senior Copywriter - Freelance - REMOTE
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Chicago
Industry: Creative
Remote: Yes
Reference: 404605
Contact name: Kimberley Pare
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our large-scale, leading agency client, focused on the digital, product, and consumer experience is looking to add multiple Senior Copywriters to their team on a freelance basis. This contract will be 3-6 months, client facing, with opportunity for extension.  This person should have a demonstrated capability at creatively and efficiently applying brand tone and voice through copy across multiple campaign deliverables including email, web, social, and other campaign deliverables. A portfolio that shows both consumer and B2B executions is preferred.


We are searching for a Senior Copywriter who is passionate about their craft and eager to make an impact on the work we do. A creative problem-solver with the experience to know that working on the world’s leading brands means rolling up your sleeves and rolling with the punches. From headlines to scripts, long copy to site copy, the right person for this role can write across brands, campaigns, and channels (sites, banners, e-mails, social, pre-roll, etc.) delivering work that breaks through. They are confident as an individual contributor, ready to jump in and take a leadership role when required and embrace collaboration across teams to deliver the best work.

The Senior Copywriter Will:

  • Support projects from concept to delivery with a team and/or individually 
  • Write headlines, long copy, brand messaging, site copy, banners, e-mails, social, pre-roll, video scripts, and marketing collateral 
  • Collaborate with creative team to determine conceptual and copy direction
  • Determine the tone, style, structure and voice of client’s brand
  • Campaign concepting and development
  • Translate creative direction into engaging and effective copy concepts
  • Lead junior copywriters and ensure agency quality standards in all copy deliverables
  • Present and defend copy and concepts for both internal and client-facing meetings 
  • Support new business through concepting and deck storytelling
  • Deliver assignments on time while consistently meeting agency quality standards
  • Acute attention to detail within demanding deadlines


The Senior Copywriter Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of copywriting experience within an agency
  • Exceptional portfolio that demonstrates conceptual thinking and brand copywriting across channels
  • Outstanding writing skills, including writing in a range of voices and styles, with impeccable grammar, and ability to self-edit
  • Comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously within tight deadlines
  • Bachelor’s degree creative writing, journalism, marketing or English preferred or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expert at strategic brainstorming, campaign development, and creative execution
  • Possesses a refined communication sensibility
  • Fosters a collaborative, agile, and innovative environment
  • Takes responsibility for your part in projects
  • Website accessibility standards experience
  • Familiarity in complementary skills (i.e. UX, design)

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please forward your resume today!

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