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Copywriter

Location
Toronto, ON
Job Type
Full-time

Who is Diamond?

We’re a strategic, creative-led group of people working hand in hand to solve problems for some really great brands – among other things. We don’t follow any set of rules. In fact, we’re constantly breaking them. We’re not afraid to take risks. Or to go all in. We go above and beyond what’s asked. And are never satisfied. We always look ahead – changing as the industry changes. We love problems above channels. Insights above fads. And creativity above all else. Sound like you? Join us.

Some of the things we do:

Social Media + Digital + Content + Experiential + Events + Activations + Promotions + Design + Insights + Strategy

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of this position is to strategically develop and build creative concepts across multiple channels for Diamond’s diverse roster of clients. The Senior Writer provides copy and creative concepts for multi disciplinary programs across all mediums. The primary focus of this position is craftsmanship writing and strategic ideation development. Directly reports to the Executive Creative Director (ECD) on a daily basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES (not in order of priority):

  • Responsible for origination of concepts, copy development, and executing innovative ideas for agency clients that are responsive to marketing/creative objectives and strategies within reasonable cost while advocating integration between mediums
  • Once a project has briefed, the Art Director (AD) will be the creative lead (with or without another creative partner - Writer/Designer/Illustrator) and partner with an Account lead and possibly a strategic lead to be responsible for delivering a strategically driven creative product
  • Develop strategically relevant creative solutions based on the information gathered from all documents including the creative brief, team members, and senior lead team (i.e. Accounts, Strategy, Creative and Production leads)
  • Collaborate fully with the assigned members of the Creative, Accounts and Production throughout the whole project
  • Present concepts to the Creative Director and/or integrated team for approval of the creative work, to ensure all creative meets the client’s needs ,brand standards and best practice
  • Execute and present copy decks for integrated, digital or experiential marketing concepts that have strong conceptual and strategic ideation
  • Maintain quality and budget controls throughout all aspects of a concept’s execution with Production and Studio
  • Responsible for securing approval for all work from Creative Director
  • Prepare to present work and sell ideas effectively
  • Prepare to discuss expertise and the work both internally and externally
  • Prepare to listen and understand client feedback and internal critiques
  • Apprise the Executive Creative Director of progress as warranted
  • Monitors the progress of assigned projects through each phase of development (i.e. production, media, and research)
  • Regularly attends status meetings, production handoff meetings, and presentations where appropriate
  • Contributes to the selection of suppliers Director, makers, photographers and/or Illustrators) in the final execution and visualization of the creative concept
  • Mentors and supervises the activities of graphic design and production interns
  • Acts as a thought leader and strategic thinker who can understand and engage with a wide variety of other team members and disciplines
  • Continue command of information hierarchy and an understanding of how they need to work together in developing integrated solutions
  • Assists Creative Director on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ensures all work is of the highest possible quality and maintains agency's commitment to changing customer behaviour through disruptive ideas at all points of contact
  • Ensures all creative work produced is integrated with all marketing materials produced by other disciplines and other agencies
  • Proof reading all final assets before sending over to studio/production
  • When possible will contribute to the new business initiatives by working on pitches
  • Supports/attendance of all the mandatory staff meetings and adherence to processes and procedures implemented
  • Maintain professional-level design software proficiency (Adobe Suite; Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Constantly improves skills and stays current of developments and trends in the industry, as well as sharing this knowledge with others (i.e. inspiration, vendor capabilities presentations, award winning work, etc.)
  • Continuously engage with creative team to improvee project process and work flow efficiency

Does this sound like you? Are you looking to become a team member in an amazing experiential marketing company? Talented candidates that are in search of a new challenge are encouraged to apply. We truly appreciate everyone’s interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We offer a competitive compensation package with enviable benefits. Diamond Integrated Marketing is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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