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The last three places I’ve interviewed at i was told i’m “too senior” for the role. I don’t now how to take it or what to do next. Should I start looking for ACD roles?...

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Yes. Absolutely! Take it as a compliment that people have told you you’re “too senior”. Sounds like they see you more as an ACD, time to start seeing yourself as one. Apply for ACD roles and see what happens. Also...don’t let a man take your ACD job. Somewhere out there is a male senior copywriter who has no doubt he’s ready to move up.

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Remember men apply for jobs they don’t think they’re qualified for all the time. And the worst that happens is they say you’re too junior.

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Do it! Titles mean different things at different places. Aim high and see where it takes you!

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Agree with everyone else here. You should go ahead and pursue ACD roles, OP. Always aim for a role you’ll grow into.

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That damn impostor syndrome hits me whenever I consider going for it.

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Short of knowing any other context, yes. You must be applying below your experience or over sharing your experience that makes them disqualify you (yes there's such a thing as over sharing your skills and abilities, if you're not looking for next level or looking for a lateral move)

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