Copywriter

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Creative

Expertise: Communications

Location: Toronto, Canada

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.

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson is looking for an inspiring Copywriter to work in partnership with an Art Director and alongside strategists, account leads and producers. Reporting to the Chief Creative Officer, you will develop engaging creative work throughout the entire customer journey to grow our clients' ambitious brands.

Please include a link to your portfolio along with your resume.

Click here to check out a selection of Wunderman Thompson Canada’s impactful work!

What you’ll do: 

  • Innovate | Take ownership of briefs and demonstrate a clear understanding of client objectives. Create unique experiences across all channels.
  • Craft | Develop highly effective creative concepts and provide exceptional copywriting. Draft copy for presentations and business pitches.
  • Collaborate | Build trust and respect with assigned clients and interpret their business needs. Guide clients toward fresh ideas. Partner with production teams to execute creative ideas.

Who you are:

  • Creatively Brave | Passionate about the power of creativity with the knowledge to identify and nurture the best ideas. Adapt to solve clients' challenges.
  • Curious | Ask questions. Dig in and figure out how to work around problems.
  • Ego-less  | We all wear the hats that need wearing, it's a mentality that makes the team successful.

What you’ll need: 

  • 3+ years of copywriting experience in a creative/digital agency.
  • A portfolio showing excellent use of creative and conceptual capabilities.
  • An inherent understanding of the role copywriting plays in helping clients achieve their goals.
  • Skillful at crafting and presenting compelling points of view to support recommendations to clients and team members.
  • Experience working on multiple projects, seamlessly switching from one to another.

What we offer: 

  • Passionate, driven people | We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.
  • Consciously cultivated culture | We aim to embody the behaviours to build an inclusive community that is in it together, bringing both positivity and active listening into the workplace as we simultaneously strive to empower creative bravery.
  • Competitive benefits | What we offer full time hires ranges from the full spectrum of group health coverage options (medical, dental, vision) and a variety of paid time off offerings that reflect our investment in all aspects of your overall life balance and wellness.
  • Growth-minded opportunities | We aim to nurture a culture of real-time feedback, growth-oriented mindset, and plenty of training opportunities through Wunderman Thompson and WPP, so you can continue to grow personally and professionally.

Wunderman Thompson welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

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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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