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Senior Copywriter


Philadelphia, PA 05-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are:

160over90 is a full-service cultural marketing agency. An integrated part of the Endeavor network, which includes entertainment agency WME and sports, fashion and events leader IMG, 160over90's cultural insight, access and influence helps brands stay connected to what their consumers care about most. With offices in seven countries around the world, 160over90's expertise spans experiential, creative, public relations, digital, social, impact, influence, higher education and more. We represent culture. (B)ring (You)rs. At 160over90, we invite you to be the most authentic version of yourself. No matter where you come from or what you look like, you can be your full self here. Our work reaches diverse communities around the globe. So, it's important to us that our team reflects the full spectrum of voices, values, and perspectives of the audiences we're looking to reach through our work. Just as we're obsessed with our clients, their businesses, and the work we do, we're even more obsessed with the team bringing it to life. Each day we are actively investing to ensure our people feel seen, heard, and appreciated. No matter where they are, who they are, and what they believe in, 160over90 is the throughline to infuse a culture rooted in acceptance and belonging.

The Role and What You'll Do:

As a Sr. Copywriter, you are adept in developing a conceptual vision and translating it into a voice and messaging solution. You strive to deliver award-winning, copy-driven concepts that position our agency and brands we work for as the gold standard in our highly competitive industry. You pride yourself as being the consummate collaborator and a proven creative who's willing to work closely with your team to deliver brand accurate ideas and copy in a face-paced, high-energy work environment.

This position requires someone who is not only passionate about every aspect of branding, but also stays up to date on the latest trends, technology and programs. You obsess over copy and design fundamentals and are constantly challenging yourself and the team to push the boundaries of creative. You are a creative athlete and have experience developing campaigns across a variety of platforms including experiential, branding, identity design, print, digital, social, OOH and more.

We're looking for someone who thrives in diverse team settings and is experienced in communicating effectively with designers, art directors, project managers, print production, account leads and event production. You lead by example with impeccable craft, unwavering time management and unmatched attention to detail. You are cool under pressure and take pride in directing and coaching young copywriters to deliver top notch creative with tight turns. Last, but certainly not least, we are looking for someone who champions our commitment to fostering a welcoming and inclusive work culture.
• Play a hands-on role in the delivery of outstanding creative and results, working collaboratively within a cross-disciplinary team and environment (creative teammates, strategists, project managers and account team) to ensure creative work is on-brand, works hard and stands out amongst the rest
• Ensure consistency and efficacy of copy throughout all creative
• Write copy from concept to end product with the ability to self-manage multiple projects and tight timelines
• Work within the client's established brand guidelines
• Leverage talent for copy and the written word to contribute to entire campaigns that solve for consumer needs and business goals
• Successfully communicate creative ideas by confidently presenting your creative to leadership and by articulating and rationalizing creative decisions with strategic insights
• Apply learnings to test a multitude of creative iterations and evolving best practices
• Stay consistently relevant and up-to-date on all marketing trends and culture in effort to bring fresh ideas, sharing with peers and the broader team
• Develop exceptional concepts for a wide range of advertising including branding, TV, social, digital, print, OOH and more
• Appraise and edit your own work
• Work closely with project managers and account teams across the life span of a project
• Bring to life ideas for new business pitches and existing clients across presentations and production
• Work effectively with all stakeholders to complete projects within timelines and budget parameters
• Expert level proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite, Slack and Google Slides
• Receptive to creative feedback and adaptability in creative development process; take direction from senior creatives and leadership
• Edit and proof copy as needed
• Write in multiple styles ensuring tone and language is appropriate for brand personality

You Have These:
• 2-4 years of Copywriting experience within an ad/branding or digital agency or similar setting
• Degree in liberal arts, English, marketing/communications or similar field
• Be fearless and not afraid to fail
• A natural curiosity for the unique, the buzz-worthy and the culturally relevant with a willingness to push forward brave, new ideas
• The optimism to think bigger, the curiosity to dig deeper, and the passion to do better
• The ability to adapt to new ideas, processes, and business problems with ease and enthusiasm
• A professional attitude and an openness to feedback that commands the respect of supervisors and colleagues
• An appreciation for the relationship between copy and visual elements (and great design in general)
• We expect our Copywriters to understand that a product isn't truly great unless the copy and the design support each other
• Eagle eye attention to detail
• Cross functional design and conceptual experience necessary
• A love of the data and results and the gamification of the creative to keep pushing for record breaking results in a campaign
• Strong work ethic
• Ability to think strategically, conceptualize and see ideas through to polished execution

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 4 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don't meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8eknm-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.