** MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE TO HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA **
A fun and forward thinking retail company is looking for a senior level Copywriter to join their creative team. Copywriters with *agency* experience are welcome! This is a full-time role and relocation expenses to Halifax will be covered.
Role will be 50% management and directing other copywriters, and 50% IC.
Collaborating with brand managers and design team, focusing on direction of messaging, helping train copywriters, build out the copy team.
Think of seasonal stories for brand and product that meet both business and creative goals.
Work with copywriters from each brand to ideate campaign ideas, ad slogans, influencer captions, website messaging, paid ad copy, etc.
Support social media team with copy needs and give direction as needed.
Required Qualifications & Experience
Minimum of 5 years of experience writing blogs, ads, scripts, strong knowledge of what is appropriate for an ad campaign vs packaging.
Very good understanding of speaking to different audiences and demographics.
Some management experience.
Understands short form writing really well.
Advanced technical knowledge of both grammar and punctuation.
Desired Characteristics & Fit
Flexibility, willingness, and a go-getter attitude
Strong organizational and time management skills
A desire to learn and excel
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Able to handle a number of projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with others