Freelance Copywriter

Job ID
US-NY-New York
WILDTYPE, a TBWA\WorldHealth company




The Freelance Copywriter is responsible for using his/her writing and referencing skills to enhance the Agency’s copy offerings to the Client. The Freelance Copywriter is responsible for understanding 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


Additional Responsibilities

  • Foster a positive team atmosphere and establish credibility both internally and externally
  • Ensure that all materials produced are accurate and represent Biolumina well
  • Remain calm despite high pressure situations
  • Project professional, positive attitude toward peers and clients
  • Uphold quality standards in servicing our Client
  • Assist other members of department/team as needed when workload allows
  • Uphold the Company Values (the 3 E’s) in all decisions and interactions



  • College degree
  • 1-2 years of experience, preferably in advertising or related field
  • Proficiency with word processing programs
  • Copywriter portfolio, or "spec" portfolio demonstrating strong creative abilities
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge, background and/or interest in science and medicine



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