Creative Copywriter

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Creative

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

In the UK specifically, our client list includes brands such as; Shell, BT, HSBC, Microsoft, Selfridges, Nestle and Samsung. Our breakthrough creativity has always helped our clients’ businesses succeed and we’re proud to have been voted Campaign’s Customer Engagement Agency of the Year in both 2017 and 2018.  
 
We are looking for a Copywriter to join, who will be working across all media; digital, social, TV, retail, and developing work for both Hungarian and International markets. 

As a Copywriter at Wunderman Thompson you will have the opportunity to work within a complex agency that is fast paced and exciting and work on high-profile global accounts giving you exposure to senior stakeholders (both internal & external) from the get-go.  

Who you are: 

  • A builder | Entrepreneurial attitude couple with a strong business acumen. Ability and appetite to bring people together. Innate ability to marshal people and create gravity around ideas.
  • Open and collaborative | Our team is close-knit and supportive and we’re working with a lot of unknowns – you must champion of team environments that are comfortable and encouraging.
  • Optimistic and resilient | Dig in and figure out how to work around problems. Yes and why not posture. Takes care of self and team. Balance needed to maintain stamina and positivity.

Where your focus will be:

  • Client | Partner with Account Leadership to oversee the translation of our clients’ vision into a roadmap that will achieve client goals, while generating work that is creatively brilliant, measurable and has a cultural impact. You’ll be the point person for all day-to-day client communications across multiple teams. 
  • Team | Manage, inspire and motivate project, product and development teams for the new .com experience. Review team deliverables. Provide strategic oversight and ensure the work gets noticed, used and appreciated.
  • Process | Drive profitability at scale within the teams and as WT sells in new offerings. Find innovative ways to build new best practices. 

 What you’ll do:

  • You will create concepts, communicated via stories, narratives and different advertising materials for marketing campaigns 
  • Manage the creative process for a piece of content, from concept or synopsis, through to drafting and final execution  
  • Conceptualize, write and edit content, working closely with an Art Director, making sure the output is consistent with the brands tone and style.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write everything, from a headline or slogan, to a PR article, moving from print to video to digital mediums 
  • Work with Client Service teams to understand client business objectives and audience demographics/characteristics 
  • Play an active role in developing campaign concepts and in their successful pitch to clients 
  • Ensure the quality, craft and implementation of all work done on projects 

What we will expect from You:

  • Between 1 and 2 years of experience in an advertising agency 
  • Impeccable grammar knowledge  
  • Ability to write in Hungarian as well as in English 
  • The experience to generate ideas and present them with confidence 
  • A portfolio that shows a strong ability for conceptual thinking and creative writing 
  • Experience and proficiency in all advertising channels including social media 
  • A love of writing that allows you to collaborate with colleagues to heighten our work 
  • Experience in creating films for advertising and working with voice actors 
  • The ability to switch seamlessly between different brand tones 
  • To take pleasure in both creative thinking and producing content 

What you can expect:

  • Award-winning office
  • Friendly, small team
  • International projects
  • Annual team building days
  • International training possibilities
  • Remote work opportunity (even if you live in Budapest)

What we can offer you:

We don’t settle for people who can just do the job, we look for people that go beyond that and always push our thinking to be better than yesterday. We believe that this is what makes our agency a great place to be – a space where you’re never far away from the best minds to learn from.

We want you to be comfortable and proud every day of the week and have created an open and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. We don’t want you to just fit into our culture, we want your uniqueness and diversity of background to add to it and make this an agency where we all have a real sense of belonging and purpose. We are a community. 

Our focus is on keeping teams connected and engaged whether we're in the office or working from home, putting people’s wellbeing first, ensuring every person has access to our learning and development programme and building an inclusive workplace. We have a weekly ‘Staying Connected Calendar’ which is full to the brim of training you can get involved in, inspiration sessions hosted by external partners to check out and wellbeing classes and tips and tricks to look after your mind, body and soul. From yoga, Pilates, HIIT, hypnotherapy, a Strava cycling group, 1:1 resilience sessions and trained mental health first aiders. To name a few. Within our office we have a dedicated wellness studio and this year we built a brand new learning lab. Here we host weekly lunchtime lessons that supports iLearn, our learning & development portal home to 100s of sessions for you to access. We're also committed to building an inclusive, equitable and diverse workforce driven by our Inclusion Council and Employee Resource Groups; Roots, Green, Unite, Women @ WT, Families Network and culture club.

Your career development is important to us. Thrive will provide you with the framework and support needed to reach your career aspirations. There really is no shortage of opportunities here for the right person that is prepared to roll their sleeves up, get involved and collaborate with those around them to deliver the best work for our clients and our agency. 

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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