Are there any mentorship programs for copywriters looking to take their career to the next level? I have 4 years of in-house experience and I’m not sure which direction to pursue next/how to advance
What are some smart questions to ask creative directors during an interview that will make you stand out?
Anyone have a good side gig? Looking to make a little extra $$ and thinking of either leaning into transcription or freelance editing.
What are agencies looking for in a cover letter? How risky and “creative” can I be? If anyone has a good example, that would be so helpful. (My current job did not require one.)
Aargh! This month I’m filling in for a CD who dictates all headlines have Title Case, no periods, and no Oxford comma. Teams under me and supervising ECD have always followed her lead. WWYD?
Is it better to be at a small shop and crank out work for smaller clients in your first year or be at a big name shop and maybe make nothing? Deciding on an offer...
Weird question, but how do you guys pitch music related ideas (silly Jingles, parody songs for radio, etc?) I'm personally not musically gifted but am curious about how it's done.
So we have a campaign concept, but I’m having a tough time coming up with a pithy, punchy tagline/rally cry for it. Is there anywhere y’all go for tagline inspo?
Heard AmEx is building an in-house agency in NYC. Thoughts on this? Multiple recruiters have hit me up. Good time/place to go client side?
Does anyone else balk a little bit when applying for jobs and the recruiter or job description mentions a lot of blog writing and other content like that?
Etiquette question: while I’m on vaca, agency brings in freelancer to start writing scripts. I return and inherit his drafts, he leaves. I revise w client off and on for months. MANY hours. cont...
How common is it for writers to go to the video shoot they co-wrote? If they aren’t invited, and the CDs go instead, is that a leadership perk or an insult?
A friend asked me to review his portfolio site for a writing job. It’s terrible. I don’t have time to edit the whole thing, and I don’t know how to tell him he’d never get hired. What would you do?
How important is art direction for spec work? I’m trying to build my book and am having a ton of trouble finding an AD to work with to design the ads.
For any copywriters (or any other positions really) who also have a concentration on User Experience, I’ve created a bowl to share knowledge and discuss whatever the hell we like really!
What are some good sites to make a portfolio on? Preferably free, I don’t have the money to host one.