What's the most thankless job/role in advertising and why? Copywriter? CEO? Analytics? Strategy? Account Management? Etc

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New to the industry and wondering what a typical Pharma Copywriter does in their role. A bit concerned about the lack of actual copywriting I'm doing so far.

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Anyone here in a copywriter/strategist hybrid role? I’ve seen these roles before, but only on rare occasion. Would love to hear how to create an opportunity for a role like this, and how it adds value

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Is anyone here a copywriter/strategist hybrid role?

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Do copywriters typically go on shoots? And what role does the copywriter typically play when they do go? I’ve had inconsistent experiences.

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Dear fish my CW are in a little pickle atm and aren't sure what to do. Here are our options: a) stay at our network agency and make a big budget ad, or b) go to an indie for a senior team role ❤️🐟

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Art directors: what is your role in scripting? As a copywriter, I expect my partner to be a part of the process at least at certain checkpoints to help shape the piece together. Is this wrong?

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Is it impossible for me to get my start in advertising if I'm not part of MAIP (I'm a POC)? I've been looking for a position since March, and I saw recently a lot of MAIP creative interns have been hired fulltime at their respective internship. Is it hopeless for me? Yes, I have a portfolio if anyone is hiring for a Jr CW position.

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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 until I was able to build a decent enough portfolio for an agency to take a chance on me as a full time CW. I think I’ll be a Senior CW soon, but it feels like most folks my age (30) have been in that role for a bit or already past it. Since I can’t turn back time, any tips for catching up?

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Creative management: In your opinion, what makes a great Senior Copywriter or Senior Creative? Also, when hiring one, how much weight does boutique/small agency vs. large agency experience have on your decision?

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Ciao! Duolingo is hiring in NYC! We're looking for a Sr. Art Director and a Sr. Copywriter with experience in developing culture breaking ideas, impeccable detail to craft and passion to develop world class award winning creative. Help us spread the word of the most downloaded education app in the world as we try to make education freely available to everyone. Hit us up on our careers page!

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I like doing research, not executions. I’ve been working as a copywriter for almost a year. I enjoy diving deep into consumer behaviour, read research articles, and find insights. It is already a part of my job as a copywriter at the agency I am currently at. But I barely get the chance to do it right. Is there a different position I should be aiming for? Or is this a phase that all the copywriters go through?

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Sr. Copywriter/ACD vs ACD, Copywriter The former means we are going to pay you at a Sr copywriter rate. The latter says we are going to pay you at an ACD rate. Former says you will grow into this role. Latter says you are this role. Agree?

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I want to leave my current position...like now. But I’m a Senior Copywriter and all the positions I see in my city are mid level. Is it career suicide to go back to mid level so I can leave.

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I accepted a job at a big agency as a Sr. CW and signed my contract. The next day someone from that same office reached out about an ACD position (obviously didn’t know I was already joining)...

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Hi, I'm a recent CW grad from a portfolio school. We all know that many agencies are on a hiring freeze for who knows how long. I've talked with many creatives and recruiters, and I can't help (cont.)

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How much should I aim for, salary wise, for a remote senior copywriter role. I have 6.5 years of experience, agency is based in San Fran...

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What’s an average salary for a Sr. Copywriter in LA? 8 years exp - 3.5 in a sr role.

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Hi, I'm a recent CW grad from a portfolio program. We all know that this pandemic has put many agencies on a hiring freeze for an uncertain time. I can't help but feel that it's going to get (cont.)

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Looking for a Copywriter for prominent beer brand. This role is primarily responsible for social media content, collaborations with our partners (sports, music, fashion) and earned media opportunities. But will 100% also work on bigger campaign ideas, script writing, video development, OOH. If you have a solid book and looking for something new, DM me. I will give more details if you seem like a good fit.

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It’s official. Im headed to Nashville for my fiancé’s new job and I have no job yet. Starting salaries for a senior CW in Nashville? (I’ve held the senior CW title under a year.) bonus points if you know of agencies actually hiring one of me.

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Applied for a role and haven’t heard back. The description stated that the agency is looking for a CW partner for an AD. After mild stalking, I found out who the AD is. (1/2)

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Hi there! My agency is currently hiring two copywriters. One bilingual (eng/spanish) and another english-only copywriter 😊 dm me if interested. Fully remote so you can work from anywhere.

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Are there more jobs (agency/in-house) in strategy or copy? Feel boxed in as a copywriter and my current company would allow a transition to a strat or brand manager position if I pushed for it

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Does anyone know who is hiring AD and CW teams? We are willing and able to relocate?

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Ciao! Duolingo is hiring in NYC! We're looking for a Sr. Art Director and a Sr. Copywriter with experience in developing culture breaking ideas, impeccable detail to craft and passion to develop world class award winning creative. Help us spread the word of the most downloaded education app in the world as we try to make education freely available to everyone. Hit us up on our careers page!

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Interviewing for an AD/CW team with my significant other....but the agency doesn’t know we’re dating yet and we originally didn’t know the jobs were for a team role. We work well together but are curious if this is allowed? When should we tell them we’re dating? Lol

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We're hiring for multiple roles out of our office in the Philly burbs! Message me for details! Associate Director, PM Project Manager VP, Account Dir Sr Digital Strategist Sr Copywriter Sr Art Dir

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Copywriter (and ADs) what kind of information do you include on your resume? Specifically trying to understand the best format & key points to include when speaking about my role at different agencies

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If you're interested in going in-house, LegalZoom is looking for a temp-to-perm senior copywriter. The position's remote for now but they're looking for someone in LA for if/when it's safe to go back to the office.

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I'm a junior copywriter looking for a role anywhere in the United States. I'm currently in the mid south and don't mind relocating.

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Have 2 openings (brand side) on my team for iconic fashion brand. Role 1) Senior Copywriter + Role 2) Creative Manager w/ some conceptual/social chops. Hit me up w/ your portfolio links if interested.

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Copywriter with 3 years experience here. What’s a reasonable salary to expect in London for a Copywriter role?

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HIRING!! Los Angeles agency looking for FT Sr. CW. Ideally you have social experience. MUST BE LOCAL for when we return to office. DM me your books. Apologies in advance if I don’t get back to you.

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Random question. But has anyone here transitioned to a strategist from a creative role? Would being a copywriter benefit someone who’s trying to get into the strategy scene? Any tips appreciated!

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Potentially looking for a CW partner for a first time CD role in NYC at a good award winning agency that is getting better and better. NYC or willing to relocate (eventually). If interested, send me a message with your book and I’ll share mine!

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Pharma copywriter here with 3 years experience working in New Jersey currently making $65k. I’m being considered for a senior copywriter or potentially copy supervisor position at an NYC agency. What’s an appropriate salary range?

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Anyone hiring a Junior Copywriter/Copywriter in NYC?

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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 to know my 1099 rate and salary requirements if full-time employee. Would $75 hourly and $110K be within range? They are in Philadelphia. I have been working in the Chicago, San Fran, and NYC markets mostly.

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