Sr. Copywriter

Creative San Francisco, California


Position Summary:

Copywriters work in creative partnership with an art director to conceive, develop and produce effective advertising.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Meeting the account management and strategy teams to discuss client requirements and product background.
  • Brainstorming ideas and concepts.
  • Working in a close-knit creative partnership with the art director to generate workable concepts and ideas.
  • Writing clear, persuasive, original copy.
  • Submitting ideas and discussing progress with the creative director before making presentations to clients.
  • Amending, revising or redeveloping campaigns in response to feedback from the creative director or clients.
  • Working on several campaigns at once, under pressure and on tight deadlines.
  • Proofreading copy to check spelling and grammar.
  • Overseeing campaigns through the production stage to completion.
  • Keeping up to date with popular culture and trends.
  • Write 'copy', i.e. coming up with original catchphrases, slogans, messages and straplines.
  • Write all the wording in any type of advertising, such as but not limited to:
    • TV
    • Radio
    • OOH
    • Social

If the following describes you, we'd love to hear from you:

  • Have a keen enthusiasm for and demonstrable understanding of social trends and technologies.
  • Have exceptional writing skills, including the ability to write in a range of voices and styles for varied projects with diverse audiences.
  • Are able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle diverse writing demands.
  • Demonstrated and extraordinary communication skills and meticulous eye for detail.
  • You are restless, curious and passionate.
  • You bring positive energy to everything you create and everyone you meet.
  • You are always exploring, inventing and creating.
  • You have a genuine belief in respect and tolerance.

DDB is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.