Role x You:
As a copywriter you will bring strong concepting and a storytelling background. You will be someone who wants something a little different from the traditional agency world. Someone who has genius ideas and the passion and knowledge to turn them into concepts, get them sold and make them a reality.
In the short term…
You would be expected to contribute to ideation requirements, craft copy as required, build a rapport within the team and work towards understanding the nuances of the brands on our roster.
After 6 months in this role…
You would be conversant with client expectations on our roster of brands, be able to take initiative and lead on certain smaller projects and be able to contribute usefully to ideation requirements.
Ideation, development and implementation of creative concepts across all media channels
Develop creative concepts and 360° campaigns in collaboration with the Creative Leads to ensuring high quality, on-brief and impactful work with storytelling at its core
Create headlines, short and long copy, claims, campaign manifestos, film treatments and scripts
Help build presentation structure and narrative
Ensure content is innovative, on-brand and consistent with VIRTUE’s values
Take on pitches and projects and own your work from start to finish
Collaborate with Strategy, Project Management, Client Services and Production throughout the entirety of ever project
Manage and work – sometimes independently and under tight deadlines – while juggling multiple projects
You have these:
At least 3-4 years’ experience as a Creative/Copywriter in an advertising agency or start-up
Smart, bold, creative thinking and a “culture-nerd” mentality
Ability to write, communicate and present
A flawless command of spelling, punctuation, and grammar
Desire to create successful, culturally relevant content
Passion, positivity and drive
Appreciate a borderless and diverse collaboration across the Globe
A forward-thinking and socially-conscious perspective
Ability to work both independently or with a team
Experience balancing several projects at once with tight deadlines
Deep knowledge and interest in digital media, social media and content
Proficiency in Google Slides and Keynote
Web3/ NFT interest a plus
Working at VICE:
We want to find people who believe in our mission and goals and feel inspired to grow while they’re here, rather than someone who checks the boxes but isn’t invested. We encourage you to apply and show us what you’ve got. VICE Media Group prioritizes the voices, ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business. To learn more read the VICE Guide to VICE.
VICE Media Group is not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes and/or applicants.
Candidates, please note that if you are contacted by anyone with an email other than @vice.com purporting to be recruiting on behalf of Vice Media, it is not legitimate, and you should not engage.