Omnicom Health Group

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Senior Copywriter

Senior Copywriter

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US-NY-New York
Harrison & Star

About this job



The Senior Copywriter is responsible for using his/her writing and referencing skills, conceptual ability and strategic thinking to enhance the Agency’s copy offerings to the Client.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Work as a team with art director to develop conceptual approaches to meet Client objectives
  • Establish and maintain positive, productive relationships with all members of account team
  • Develop a sound understanding of marketing/advertising strategy
  • Demonstrate ability to accurately reference and annotate all work
  • Prepare and submit work for Med/Legal and DDMAC approvals
  • Continue to develop understanding of market research to create test materials and be an effective research attendee
  • Demonstrate high level of professional craftsmanship and superior writing skills
  • Be aware of, and familiar with, medical and scientific information that pertains to Agency brands
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in print media and have an understanding of other forms of media
  • Work closely with editors to ensure accuracy in all work
  • Attend regular status meetings
  • Follow jobs from start up into production
  • Ensure all final products released are of a superior quality
  • Effectively present and clearly communicate creative concepts internally and feel comfortable participating in client meetings
  • Keep supervisor(s) up-to-date on all projects
  • Perform other job-related tasks as assigned by supervisor(s).

Additional Responsibilities

  • Maintain positive relationships with internal business group departments such as Editorial and Traffic
  • Contribute ideas in Client meetings
  • Communicate effectively and professionally both internally and externally
  • Demonstrate ability to set priorities while handling multiple projects/deadlines
  • Project a professional, positive attitude toward peers and clients
  • Foster a positive team atmosphere and establish credibility both internally and externally


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-4 years of healthcare advertising copywriting experience
  • Copywriter portfolio, or "spec" portfolio demonstrating strong creative abilities
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge, background and/or interest in science and medicine