DRUM

  • Copywriter

    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Company

     Newton’s First Law: Objects at rest tend to remain at rest. The same is true of people. At DRUM, our job is to get people to move. But random movement is pointless. Movement in rhythm with the goals of our clients, on the other hand, is the most valuable thing in the world. There’s an irresistible beat that gets brands noticed, gets people talking and, above all, gets results. No wonder so many great brands — like AT&T, Aflac, Carhartt, E*TRADE, PayPal, March of Dimes and more — trust us to help take them where they want to go. We’re DRUM. Let’s dance.

     

    Culture

    If you’re not having any fun at work, you’re doing it wrong. Whether you’re in our Atlanta, Chicago or New York office, you’ll see for yourself: At DRUM, we love what we do. We’re focused, but not funless. Aggressive, but not ad-holes. After all, we believe in harmony. It’s there in everything we do, from our award-winning campaigns to our slightly less decorated bowling team. And it’s the reason our agency is recognized time and again, from Chief Marketer’s Top 200 Agencies to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Top Workplaces.

     

    The Copywriter is responsible for concepting with Designers and Directors, and writing copy for online and offline media, including websites, banner ads, emails, direct mail, print/collateral and video. Time spent in this position is divided between concepting/research (40%), and writing (50%). The remaining 10% is spent in file management, education and meetings. In addition to creating content, media and marketing for a wide variety of users and user needs, Copywriters are responsible for brainstorming creative concepts with the project team, developing original campaigns, and representing the writer’s perspective in client presentations. We’re looking for writers who are excited about digital experiences and who understand how to use both traditional and digital to hit campaign and business objectives.

    Responsibilities

    CONCEPTING / RESEARCH
    - Collaborates with designers, developers and other copywriters to generate creative concepts.
    - Meets with Account Services to determine creative requirements, etc. for new and ongoing projects and changes.
    - Creates copy decks based on creative input and is responsible for adherence to client brand guidelines, and direction from Sr. Designers and Director.
    - Works with other designers, developers and copywriters in the production of deliverables including comps, and final site pages.
    - Ability to write professionally in a variety of styles for diverse audiences. You need to be able to adapt your voice to each project with extreme ease.
    - Demonstrated ability to work independently when necessary and meet deadlines without handholding.

    Qualifications

    - Applications: MS Office Suite
    - Highly organized and able to follow creative direction
    - Self-starter
    - Strengths in creativity, marketing, and writing
    - A base knowledge of HTML, CSS and file management is required as well
    - 4+ years of experience, 2+ years at an agency.
    - A strong agency background as well as a proven ability to create copy for a variety of audiences, brands, and industries.
    - Great presentation skills, both internally and client-facing.

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