Senior Creative Copywriter

Hong Kong SAR

Published

04/23/2024

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About the Role

We are looking for a highly creative copywriter to join our award-winning team of creative, digital and analytics specialists, working across our Hong Kong and Singapore offices.

This role is ideal for someone who loves storytelling and possesses the ability to transform human insights and stories into impactful campaigns and engaging content.

The ideal candidate should be collaborative, independent, and open-minded. He/ She will enjoy the opportunity to work on new business and other opportunities, while benefitting from access to training, mentorship, and other initiatives to help broaden their horizons and achieve their career goals.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Own creative copy briefs and respond to them conceptually to an exceptionally high standard
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of campaign objectives and devise ‘in-culture’ solutions to achieve them
  • Work independently and collaboratively on new business pitches and existing client projects
  • Take ownership of projects to deliver work in a timely and professional fashion
  • Edit and refine copy created by the wider team and offer feedback as required
  • Work across multiple projects and switch from one to another quickly and seamlessly
  • Meet deadlines and work within budget and other practical constraints

Skills, Experiences and Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in communications, marketing, advertising, public relations, media studies, business and/ or related fields
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in creative and copywriting. Agency background preferred
  • Mastery of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Cantonese would be fantastic
  • A portfolio of inspiring past work
  • A deep understanding of the digital media landscape
  • Experience in creative ideation and campaign planning
  • Passionate, curious, and enthusiastic to learn and grow
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • Strong collaborator who functions well when working with others
  • Immaculate attention to detail. Your ‘t’s are crossed and ‘i’s are dotted

 

Note from the team

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Weber Shandwick is committed to building a culture where all employees are seen as equal, are respected and where all opinions are heard. We take pride in our inclusive hiring, as well as our diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

 

Personal data held by Weber Shandwick relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website. Due to the large number of applications received, we apologize if we are unable to provide a response or feedback on unsuccessful applications. We appreciate the time taken to apply for the role and your recent interest in Weber Shandwick.

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

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Weber Shandwick is looking for an Associate Creative Director with an earned and social first lens to lead and support the Creative leads in guiding, managing and refining the development of creative work from concept to production.

 

Your daily challenge is to help realize the creative vision as a manager, creator, and mentor on a variety of projects, ranging from large-scale integrated campaigns to channel-specific and socially driven content activations.

 

We’re seeking someone who is a highly conceptual problem solver, an experienced presenter of ideas, a builder of strong client relationships, and a key member of your working team, who will help us convey our clients’ messaging in ways that can breakthrough in culture.  

 

You’ll have the chance to create award-winning work for national and global brands through earned, social, and traditional media for clients across different health categories and therapeutic areas. In addition, you will focus on elevating the current creative work from the junior team, while pushing for the highest quality thinking, craft and execution for new projects as well as with new business.

 

You will work closely with the Chief Creative Officer and partner creative leads daily. You will also collaborate closely with the planning and media teams on ideas, and will manage the work with resourcing, project management, production, and client leaders to help propel the work forward and grow our business. 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Develop and execute ideas with culture and news worthiness at its center.
  • Lead, manage and execute work with your CD, CCO and partner creative leads over a range of consumer and wellness brands.
  • Develop and deliver creative solutions that strengthen clients’ market distinction and leadership position.  
  • Generate innovative, world-class, and earned first creative thinking across channels.
  • Guide, teach and mentor junior members of the creative team in further developing ideas.  
  • Promote continual creative improvement and actively contribute to a culture of innovation, excellence, and accountability.  
  • Lead concept, creative development, and presentation of new business development efforts  
  • Continually develop practices and processes to inspire, innovate, and harness new ways of thinking. 
  • Oversee projects from concept to completion in addition to being a hands-on creative
  • Create production-ready designs, campaigns and layouts
  • Establish the look/tone/feel for campaigns, social channels and new business needs
  • Convey ideas through well-designed presentations and idea boards
  • Translate content ideas into storyboards, shot lists, casting specs, set and wardrobe recommendations, etc.
  • Attend shoots to ensure all the visual components are captured
  • Review rough cuts and convey clear, actionable feedback to editors and producers
  • Incorporate feedback from Creative Directors, teammates and clients with precision and a positive attitude.

 

 

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • A strong portfolio of work showcasing social and earned first thinking.
  • Strong knowledge of marketing, PR, creative development, campaign and brand development, digital marketing, and the creative process    
  • 5-7 years of experience with several years’ experience managing creative team members
  • Strong ability to provide clear creative direction and provide timely, helpful feedback to improve creative processes and to keep work on budget and schedule.  
  • Resilient mindset, a cheerful and positive attitude, and respect for others 
  • Ability to familiarize yourself quickly with the client’s brand standards.
  • Comfort with juggling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently and accurately with Adobe Creative Suite programs (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) as well as presentation tools such as PowerPoint
  • Must be self-motivated, hard-working, well-organized and deadline-driven
  • Knowledgeable about emerging media, trends and philosophies in design, technology, social media, storytelling and engagement
  • Strong presentation skills and communication abilities, both internal and client-facing  
  • Ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term needs. 
  • The ability to concept across a broad range of media, in a variety of tones and voices. 
  • Resilient mindset, a cheerful and positive attitude, and respect for others 
  • A willingness to push creative boundaries. 
  • Bonus skills: UX/UI, animation, illustration, photography, retouching, content creation, videography, editorial design

 

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Employee Family Leave
  • Family Building Benefit

NYC Salary range: $115,000 – $150,000

Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position; market considerations; budgetary considerations; tenure and standing with the company (applicable to current employees); as well as the employee’s/applicant’s background, pertinent experience, and qualifications.

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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Singapore

Designer

OVERVIEW

Weber Shandwick is one of the world’s leading global communications and marketing solutions firms with offices in 79 cities and a network extending to 120 cities on 6 continents. In the Asia Pacific region, we have 17 owned offices with affiliates and representative firms in other locales – spanning Greater China, Japan and Korea, India, and Southeast Asia. Our heritage in Asia Pacific stretches back more than 60 years.

 

Weber Shandwick was named Asia-Pacific PR Consultancy of the Year 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020 by PR Awards Asia, the ICCO Regional Network of the Year Asia Pacific in 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Asia-Pacific Consultancy of the Year 2017 and 2019 by Provoke and Regional Network of the Year in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 by Public Affairs Asia.

 

We were also named PRWeek Purpose Awards Agency of the Year 2020 and 2021, Global PR Agency of the Decade at the 2020 Global Sabre Awards by Provoke Media. Recent accolades include Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators (2023), Most awarded PR agency at Cannes (2023), The Gold Standard Award for Regional Network of the Year, Asia Pacific (2023) and Global Agency of the Year at the 2023 Global SABRE Awards.

 

Our Values:

CURIOSITY  We cultivate curiosity and challenge convention. Because solving any problem begins by asking the right questions

INCLUSION – We foster teams and environments built on belonging and openness to possibility. Because the best ideas have no bias

COURAGE – We stand up for what we believe in. Because being comfortable with the uncomfortable is how progress is made

IMPACT – We strive to make a meaningful difference in everything we do. Because we owe it to our people, or clients and the world

 

About the Role

We are looking for a Designer to join our full-service team of digital, creative and analytics professionals in Hong Kong and Singapore, the post holder will be located in Singapore.

 

The role is a unique opportunity ideal for someone who wants to build a career working alongside senior creative leads to execute designs across all communication platforms and formats with a passionate team who will work closely with you to turn ideas to reality. Mentorship and access to a range of work across all sectors and design disciplines will enable you to grow and refine your skillset.

 

Job Duties

  • Work closely with the account servicing team, Creative Directors, Art Directors, copywriters and fellow Designers to bring ideas to life
  • Demonstrate a strong creative sense, coupled with good typographic and layout capabilities
  • Execute designs that will be applied across APAC for social media platforms, websites, events, print and paid media placements
  • Participate in multiple projects by developing and presenting concepts, flawlessly executing your ideas and those of the wider team
  • Brainstorm and develop creative visual assets that will be used across the region
  • Ensure brand consistency on all developed materials
  • Collaborate with pitch leads to ensure pitch assets are delivered on time and according to expectations
  • Ability to collaborate on ideas and solutions with a diverse array of stakeholders

 

Skills and experience requirements

  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree holder in multimedia design or related disciplines; relevant academic qualification will be an advantage.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in digital and/or creative agency, or as an in-house graphic designer
  • A portfolio which demonstrates good visualizing and conceptualizing abilities.
  • Knowledge of organic and paid social media design requirements
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, PPT, animation, typography, and film/video principles, UI/UX principals
  • Proficiency in design software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro and After Effects (Figma is a plus)
  • Confident self-starter who has had experience working as a designer in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Strong creative, presentation layout, visual design skills
  • Able to work on multi-projects, self-motivated, responsible, strong attention to detail and able to work independently under tight deadlines
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English required. Understanding of Chinese would be fantastic.
  • Immediate availability is preferred

 

To apply, please send in a copy of your design portfolio together with your resume.

 

Note from the team

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Weber Shandwick is committed to building a culture where all employees are seen as equal, are respected and where all opinions are heard. We take pride in our inclusive hiring, as well as our diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

Personal data held by Weber Shandwick relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Due to the large number of applications received, we apologize if we are unable to provide a response or feedback on unsuccessful applications. We appreciate the time taken to apply for the role and your recent interest in Weber Shandwick.

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

Seoul, South Korea

Senior Designer, Content

 

 

글로벌 PR에이전시로 명성을 얻고 있는 웨버샌드윅 코리아에서 경력직 디자이너를 모집하고 있습니다. 저희와 함께 할 디자이너는 콘텐츠팀에서 일하게 되며, 각종 글로벌 브랜드의 디자인 업무를 통해 여러분의 능력을 펼칠 수 있는 기회를 가지게 됩니다. 다양한 크리에이티브 연관 경험과 재능을 발휘하고 싶으신 분들은 지금 바로 지원해 주시기 바랍니다. 

 

담당업무

· 소셜 콘텐츠 디자인 및 웹 서비스 디자인

· 카드뉴스 및 인포그래픽 디자인

· 캠페인, 프로모션 등 BX관련 업무 및 신규 프로젝트 참여 

 

자격요건

· 3년 이상 SNS 콘텐츠 또는 UI / UX 온라인 서비스 경험이 있는 분

· Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma 등 디자인 툴 사용에 능숙하신 분

· 디자인 컨셉을 빠르고 명확하게 도출해 내고, 본인의 디자인을 논리적으로 표현하실 수 있는 분

· 팀내외 원활한 협업 및 커뮤니케이션 능력을 갖추신 분

 

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