Senior Digital Copywriter (Video/Social Media)

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #63519 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a Fortune 50 global media company, is looking to hire a Sr Digital Copywriter for video and social media projects. We're looking for candidates with the following skill set and experience to fill the role. 



  • 5+ years experience working in a top-tier agency or related media environment
  • A portfolio featuring produced work for established brands across an array of media, including video and social
  • The ability to concept new campaigns with art directors, designers, video editors, strategists and producers and turn those concepts into great copy across media
  • The flexibility to pick up a project that’s already underway and run with it
  • Experience adopting a brand voice and building on it with every project
  • Enthusiasm that shows itself in tight first-rounds featuring multiple directions that are always on strategy
  • Commitment to diversity in marketing and working environment
  • The usual: time management skills, communication chops, team player ethos What you’ll do here
  • Concept: for ads, events, social media, email and campaign tactics we haven’t tried yet.
  • Put it in writing: create copy decks, write the ads, edit presentations, come up with that snappy line for a sizzle video. You’ll write, lead on production throughout the editing process.
  • Collaborate: partner with your fellow creatives as well as strategists, marketers and executives to take a project from brief to execution to “hey, this will kill at Cannes.”
  • Own your work: present it to clients, defend it wisely, accept feedback graciously and respond to suggestions in thoughtful ways, sometimes with minimal direction from ECD or CD.
  • Bring your POV: your diversity, your experiences, your obsessions. Bring your full self and create something you’d be proud to put in your book.
  • Stay on track: manage your time and keep your team informed through project management tools.

​Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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