Copwriter - Pharma agency

Irvine, CA
Job Terms:
DOE + subsidized benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Debra Powell

Job Description:

Pharmaceutical advertising agency copywriting experience is a requirement for this opportunity.

This position can be fully remote but West Coast hours are required.

This is an individual contributor role and does not manage a team.

The Copy Supervisor is responsible for copy development and oversight on assigned brand and working closely with Editorial, Art, and Account partners to ensure that clients are satisfied with the quality of our creative work, the value of our services, and our responsiveness to their needs.

• 5-7+ years’ pharmaceutical advertising agency experience
• BA degree

Creative/Hands-on Work (90%)

• Works with Art partner to produce and present Brave, Authentic, Inspiring ideas and multichannel tactics
• The lead writer on print, video, and digital projects with minimal supervision
• All copy must be clear, powerful, and free of errors, as well as correctly referenced and annotated
• Manages and works independently, often under tight deadlines, while juggling multiple projects
• Learning to provide constructive feedback to improve others’ work
• Contributes to development of brand messages
• Participates in client meetings
• Participates in MLR reviews as needed
• Attends market research as appropriate
• Becoming familiar with positioning and strategic process
• Understands that advertising is a service industry that sometimes requires extra time and effort to
meet client commitments

Leadership (10%)

• Maintains good relationships with clients
• Consistently demonstrates to clients an understanding of assigned brand(s) and relevant
marketing challenges, and is responsive to their strategic and creative needs
• Represents the agency at client meetings with other team members
• Presents copy with enthusiasm, internally and externally, to gain buy-in and negotiate changes

• 5-7+ years’ pharmaceutical advertising agency experience
• BA degree
• A proven track record of creative ability and judgment; successful client contact experience;
collaborates successfully with Art and Account; good presentation skills; a strong interest in
science and healthcare; understanding of MLR review processes and requirements; strong
copywriting skills in all media