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Junior Copywriter

Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Requisition ID: 2584

THE JOB / Junior Copywriter

CREATIVE / Responsible for generating bold, innovative ideas and producing design, technology and content for our clients’ marketing programs

It all starts with copy.

There’s nothing wrong with slick art direction or beautiful design but, when it comes to expressing crisp, clear ideas, copy is key. And that’s what we’re looking for – current or future award-winning copywriters who are all about their craft and want to bring it to life at the intersection of sports, entertainment and culture.  

Whether it’s experiential activations, branded content, influencer campaigns or mobile app development, you’ve got the chops, flexibility and desire to nail the copy and make it sing on any stage. 

Specifically, you’ll be working on our automotive account and their driving programs and events. You’ll be asked to deliver everything from crisp headlines, to provocative social copy befitting of one of the most well know performance and luxury automotive brands. You will have the chance however to work on other projects and new-business opportunities.  

Everyone on the team works hard, but it’s not working hard just to prove who can work longest. We work hard because the creative opportunities are great and we actually like working with each other to make interesting things while keeping clients happy. We also know that all work and no play make for terrible ideas.

Last but not least, this is a pretty cool place to work -- and that’s coming from the people writing this job posting, not the HR department. 

THE WORK YOU’LL DO

  • Write copy for websites, event signage, email outreach, and social conent
  • Provide writing support and expertise in a wide variety of marketing and media channels including write-up of creative concepts and campaigns
  • Assist senior creative staff with overall concepts and write-ups
  • Participate in brainstorms and contribute creative ideas, tactics and concepts
  • Assist senior creative on vendor relationships to ensure satisfactory execution of work

THE BIGGER TEAM YOU’LL JOIN

Where others see complexity, we see possibility.

Octagon is the global sports, entertainment and experiential marketing arm of the Interpublic Group. But if that classification doesn’t do it for you, and it shouldn’t, let’s take it a step further.

We are what we believe. And we believe that while the world of sports and entertainment is full of opportunities and possibilities, sometimes the amount of choice can seem a little overwhelming. Even daunting.

That’s where we come into play.

At Octagon we inspire brands, talent, and our people to see the world for all its potential. We then help break down the complexity and push forward so you can make your next right move.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • At least 1-2 years of agency experience preferred
  • Current and review-ready portfolio
  • Digital, social copywriting experience
  • Ability to take an active part in a collaborative environment and work as part of a team
  • Experience in team-based concept development, including ongoing delivery of fresh ideas

Octagon is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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