Copywriter

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Aquent is on the search for a creative like YOU! We partner with THE Award Winning in-house agency producing print, on-air, and interactive for large brands in the TV/Media industry. The role is located in the DC metro area in the heart of Silver Spring, MD for a 1+ year contract. I look forward to hearing from you!

This Copywriter role is at the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in 210 countries and territories. They're dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 130-plus worldwide television networks, led by various creative networks. They are also the leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including HowStuffWorks.com.
 
We require an experienced advertising and marketing creative with strong writing skills in everything from on-air promos, IPMs and interstitials to print, digital and long-form copy. S/he needs to have solid conceptual abilities, be a strategic thinker and be able to write for all media including print, digital and broadcast as well as branding and miscellaneous collateral applications.
 
This position will require versatility, flexibility and collaboration with other team members, especially art directors and designers.
 
Responsibilities:
1. Provide creative and effective ideas and copy for advertising, marketing and general creative campaigns as required.


2. Collaborate with art directors to produce integrated campaigns as well as stand-alone pieces of work that are strategic, innovative and net measurable results.


3. Work with account services team to understand our client’s business and marketing needs.

Requirements:
*3-6 years agency and/or creative broadcast marketing experience with solid and demonstrated experience writing for on-air, print, out of home and digital executions from concept all the way to production.


*College graduate with at least an under graduate degree in language arts, journalism, marketing or other degrees that serve the profession.


*Experience with editing software (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid) a big plus.


*Above average ability to sell ideas with passion, present work to clients in a clear and compelling manner and the capacity to process and incorporate client feedback.


*The ability to handle multiple projects at once, prioritize them properly and deliver first-rate work on each one.


*Work well under tight deadlines and in a fast-paced environment.


*Must have legal right to work in the United States