Copywriters

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What should a Senior CW with 6 years experience at a mid-top tier NYC agency make a year?

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I concept and write commercials. Me (and my art director) interview and hire directors for all our spots, make all casting decisions, oversee wardrobe, cast VO, direct VO, oversee art direction, color… more

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I just looked up average salary for senior cw on Glassdoor and it was 91k and for ACD it's 194k in NYC. Is that strange? What am I missing.

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I keep getting recruiters asking to apply for new roles, which is what I thought I wanted because I’m not growing at my agency. But I’m so fatigued I don’t even know if I want to stay in advertising. … more

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What daily habits have made you a better writer?

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Is it better to prioritize reaching out to creatives or recruiters about getting hired somewhere? I feel like recruiters are so inundated with requests and creatives can be so ornery (myself included)… more

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Looking for a Mid-Senior Level copywriter for a permalance spot working in-house at a cannabis brand. We do everything from packaging to social to marketing collateral for stores nationwide. This pe… more

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Does anyone know of places in LA looking for Jr CWs (FL or full time) or interns right now? Been reaching out everywhere for 6 months with little to no traction.

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Has anyone written for a digital product agency before? Is it more creative or UX driven? Did you like it?

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Is it a good idea to change jobs as an HCP copywriter during Covid. I know a good HCP copywriter is in demand. Is that still the case during this weird time

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When non-ad ppl ask you what do you do? In terms of title; do you tell them “copywriter”? Or immediately assume they dont know and might confuse it with copyright infringement, and just end up telling… more

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Any recommendations for good portfolio hosting sites?

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Any good job boards besides LinkedIn for creative staffing? I’m on working not working but that doesn’t seem super busy. Wondering if there’s any industry or city specific stuff out there?

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Starting to come to grips with the idea that I won’t find another advertising job in the foreseeable future. I don’t even know what else to do. Technical writer? Product writer? Anyone got any advice… more

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When you’re writing from the voice of the company but need to get the company name in there... how do you approach it? “COMPANY NAME is proud to present our blah blah blah”? “We at COMPANY NAME are pr… more

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anyone have any advice on getting a new job? magic spells to use on recruiters, etc.

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Anyone here in-house at a MarTech place? What’s it like?

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Pros and cons of going into pharma? Seriously considering making a switch.

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I feel like no matter how hard I try, I still come out with very average work. I’m so depressed and I don’t know what to do about it. I read a lot and write a lot and still....everything I turn out is… more

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if there's a style of writing you could get certified in, which would you choose and why?

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Does anyone work in house for a luxury, beauty or fashion brand? I want to make the jump from corporate agency life. Any tips or insight into your path would be great!

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I spent the first few years out of school working in music before getting into advertising as an account person. Quickly realized it wasn’t for me. Busted my ass working with the creatives on the side… more

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I need to develop a :60 dialog driven TV spot that i will direct, and is direct to client. I want to hire freelancers (ideally just 1) to strategize/write it with me. Budget is modest. What is the bes… more

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I'm up for a pharma agency senior CW role in the Rx/HCP vertical. I have been freelancing for 11 years, so mostly contract rates between $50 and $80 p/h (lower end on W2, higher 1099). They want t… more

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How much do you charge for writing a commercial (.15,.30,and .60)? Small and big clients

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How do I become a bounty hunter?

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I have no relationship with my boss - we literally go for weeks w/o speaking. I’ve been at the agency 1 yr and already instigated 2 meetings with him to resolve the problem but I still have 0 support

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I'm 27 and I just started out in this industry with nothing impressive on my portfolio. I feel failed and unaccomplished. Gawd this is so stressful.

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Oh hell no ...

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St. John & Partners is searching for full time 1. Copywriters with retail experience to work on our furniture brand. Junior or senior...just have to great to work with... strong super collaborati… more

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Would you rather be a big fish in a small pond, or a small fish in a big pond? I feel like a big fish one year into my job. It felt great at first but now, I’m bored with the work and slow pace. (A … more

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Any copywriters out here based in tokyo who can write in both English and Japanese??

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What's it called when an idea has legs but no brain?

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It’s Sept 2nd and I just saw my first “Fall into savings” headline of the season. I’m disappointed in every last one of you. I shouldn’t have to wait this long.

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What are copywriter salaries like right now? Lower than pre-COVID? About the same? Applying for jobs and wondering if I should lower my asking price because of budget cuts/layoffs. And I’m thinking LA… more

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For those who went to Brandcenter, was it worth it? I graduated college in May with a degree in advertising/copywriting. Currently working for a startup doing marketing, but I know my passion is copy… more

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I’m a very junior copywriter, and please forgive me if this is a silly question, but can copywriters move up to become creative directors? I’m looking at these salaries, and they’re... very nice! Haha… more

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Thoughts on cover letters? Do you go traditional or try to be creative to show off your writing voice? I’ve tried both but not sure what recruiters/CDs prefer.

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