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  • Position: Senior Copywriter
    Job location: Scottsdale, AZ
    Job type: 3-5 years agency experience
    Employment type: Full-Time, in office
    Start date: ASAP
    Salary: DOE

    The Senior Copywriter works within the creative department under direct supervision of the creative director, collaborating with the creative team to conceptualize and write copy for TJA’s full roster of clients in various mediums including, but not limited to, print, broadcast (radio + television), web/digital, social media, outdoor and more.

    In addition, the senior copywriter works closely with the administrative, media, web and public relations departments to:

    • Strategize and concept campaigns
    • Support brand development initiatives
    • Create new business materials and occasionally participate in new business meetings
    • Produce internal documentation
    • Create compelling social media content
    • Write award nominations and additional materials upon request

    This position requires extensive market research, understanding of all clients and brainstorming to produce copy that captures each brand’s unique voice to deliver a strong return on investment (ROI) and increased conversions.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with creative team to create and conceptualize ideas and campaigns
    • Perform research initiatives and compile findings for team and client usage
    • Write and edit copy, for both clients and internal TJA projects
    • Collaborate with and mentor junior copywriter
    • Participate in client meetings, new business presentations and internal strategy sessions
    • Proofread all final copy prior to release
    • Incorporate client and team feedback into copy, while maintaining consistency and objectives

    Requirements:

    • Understand various writing styles for different mediums and how/when to apply them
    • Have experience working with a creative team, preferably in an agency environment
    • Know AP style
    • Possess impeccable grammar and punctuation usage, and strong research skills
    • Be able to meet or beat provided copy deadlines
    • Have a passion for writing, the willingness to learn and the ability to easily adapt to quickly changing priorities
    • Is cool as a cucumber under pressure and tight deadlines
    • Has a sense of humor

    Experience:
    3–5 years of specific copywriting experience. Please be prepared to provide samples of your work.

    Education:
    College degree required

    Salary:
    DOE

    Time of Hire:
    ASAP

    To Apply:

    • Send cover letter, resume, and 3 creative writing samples to info@thejamesagency.com
    • Subject line: Senior Copywriter – first and last name
    • No calls or drop ins please

Why we love it here.

Working at TJA comes with benefits that are anything but average.

  • Company-matched 401K plan
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage
  • 10 non-accrued PTO days and 18 additional paid days off (national holidays, July 4th week, week between Christmas and New Year’s)
  • Employee wellness initiatives, including professional massages and an onsite gym
  • Child and pet-friendly office
  • Bi-monthly team building activities (like indoor skydiving, hot air balloon rides and annual overnight trip to Prescott, AZ)
  • Epic holiday party for employee + guest
  • A casual, flexible environment that encourages a positive work/life balance
  • Group interview process to encourage team input on new hires
  • Open communication, including annual reviews that provide an open forum to discuss career and life goals
  • Collaborative environment with weekly icebreakers and regular brainstorm sessions
  • Weekly “TJA Beer Lab” on Fridays, where the team brainstorms, researches and shares tips
  • Casual work attire
  • Awesome, creative team of people to work with
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Monthly M.V.P. award, which includes covered parking and additional 1/2 day of PTO
  • Baby, wedding, birthday and other special moment gifts and recognition
  • Agency celebrations of large milestones (i.e. all expense paid staff trip to Disneyland for 10-year anniversary)
  • Open floor plan with an abundance of natural light (and no cubicles)

Don’t see your dream job?

We’re always scoping out new talent.

Send your résumé to info@thejamesagency.com and we’ll be in touch if something catches our eye.

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