• Associate Copywriter

    Job ID
    US-NY-New York
    Harrison & Star
  • Overview





    Associate Copywriter

    The Associate Copywriter is responsible for using his/her writing and referencing skills to enhance the Agency’s copy offerings to the Client. With manager supervision, the Associate Copywriter is expected to develop his/her writing, referencing and annotating skills, presentation skills, and conceptual abilities and to understand the copy platform for each assigned account.


    Primary Job Responsibilities

    • Demonstrate ability to develop creative work that is on strategy, with regular supervision
    • Demonstrate strong conceptual potential
    • Develop understanding of basic marketing principles
    • Demonstrate excellent writing skills
    • Attend regular status meetings
    • Prepare and submit work for Med/Legal and DDMAC approval
    • Develop adequate understanding of market research to create test materials and be an effective research attendee
    • Demonstrate ability to accurately reference and annotate all work
    • Work closely with editors to ensure accuracy in all work
    • Develop knowledge of Client's business-both the brand itself and people involved
    • Research medical and scientific information that pertains to Agency brands
    • Interact daily with Project Management, Art Directors, and Account Executive or Assistant AE
    • Maintain positive relationships with internal business group departments such as Editorial and Project Management
    • Develop presentation skills and gain confidence presenting to others
    • Understand the creative process-follow jobs from startup into production
    • Ensure all final products released are of a superior quality
    • Assist copywriter or senior copywriter on various tasks/projects
    • Demonstrate ability to set priorities while handling multiple tasks
    • Communicate effectively and professionally with both Clients and Staff
    • Keep supervisor up-to-date on all projects
    • Performs other duties as assigned by manager




    • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or related portfolio experience
    • Exceptional writing skills, strong command of the English language, ability to use creativity in writing, good working knowledge of medical terminology a plus
    • Build constructive  relationships  to  foster  strong  team  orientation  and  collaboration  of strengths and cross-functional thinking
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills to present new and unique perspective/ideas
    • Some familiarity with creation and presentation of scientific tables and statistical data
    • Ability to appropriately seek out and utilize reference material
    • Broad knowledge and perspective to recommend competitive ideas, strategies, and plans
    • Strong attention to detail


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