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Creative Director - Copywriting

United States of America
Requisition ID: 6984

THE JOB / Creative Director - Copywriting

CREATIVE / Responsible for generating bold, innovative ideas (LIKE THESE) and producing design, technology and content for our clients’ marketing programs.

** Our headquarters is located in Stamford, CT but the location of this position can be flexible with a preference for working in one of our office locations - Stamford, CT, New York, NY, Charlotte, NC, Atlanta, GA, or Los Angeles, CA. We will also consider a remote-based working arrangement for qualified candidates.**

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 – CD’s 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, broadcast spots, or influencer campaigns, you’ve got the chops, flexibility, and most importantly conceptual skills to bring it all to life.

Oh, and you want to do that for brands like Budweiser, Delta Air Lines, Mastercard, PlayStation, and Taco Bell.

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.

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.

The work you’ll do

Specifically, you’ll team up with our media and technology teams to create exceptional content and experiences for our clients, and more importantly, the diverse and ever-changing audiences they’re trying to reach.

You’ll have to be versatile, resourceful, and confident enough to handle the different kinds of writing required. Everything from researching and crafting big conceptual press-worthy ideas and headlines, to smart and sticky digital activations that not only draw people in but keep them interested and engaged.

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 5-7ish 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
  • The confidence and maturity to know that great ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Except Accounting.

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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