Jack Morton has an opportunity for an experienced writer to join our team in Detroit. In this key role, you will be responsible for preparing a wide variety of communications (from draft to delivery) including: program descriptions, newsletters, banner promotions, mass correspondence, executive presentations, speeches, video treatments, scripts and other materials that will be used for internal and external audiences. To succeed in this position, you must be adept at synthesizing information and managing diverse tasks simultaneously. Exceptional oral and written communication skills, adherence to deadlines and utmost attention to detail are imperatives in this role.

Here’s the job:

  • Create presentation scripts, talking points, videos, monthly reports and other digital and printed communications
  • Develop on-brand messaging and narratives for large audience presentations
  • Assist in program and event design, with a focus on messaging
  • Work with client representatives from across the organization, including senior leadership
  • Work with account, strategy and design teams to ensure the delivery of superior solutions that bring the creative to life and drive client results
  • Understand the clients’ business objectives and how those objectives relate to the target audience, while staying in tune to business issues
  • Understand and proactively use emerging best practices, trends and social dynamics to enhance the quality of the work
  • Maintain a repository of communication materials that can be adapted for use across multiple audiences and programs

What we will expect from you:

  • Strong editorial skills
  • Ability to balance short-notice requests with longer-term projects
  • Excellent verbal communication skills; confident in the presence of senior leadership
  • Strong knowledge of brand positioning and industry trends
  • Ability to serve as a trusted resource and partner to key clients
  • Provide innovative communication content to help break through clutter

 How you should be wired:

  • You say “yes” more than “no”
  • You demonstrate a strong ability to manage multiple assignments at one time, frequently with fast turnover
  • You’re comfortable in front of clients and confident in your role
  • You’re a team player who is strong at collaboration and always willing to support others
  • You are highly organized, with a keen eye for detail
  • You understand the reality of deadlines and are able to (somehow) always meet them\

How you can support our culture:

  • You enjoy and succeed at working REALLY well with others
  • You support and contribute to a positive and productive cultural environment
  • You’re creative at heart, but you’re also very responsible and practical
  • You’re willing to serve as a coach to more junior creative team members to ensure that they are exposed to appropriate opportunities to help them grow in their career and continue to add increasing value to the team

What we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • 5 years of creative experience in an agency or marketing environment
  • Luxury automotive brand experience is beneficial
  • Excellent written, presentation and proof-reading skills
  • Proven experience with message development and writing in different media (i.e. PowerPoint, speeches, video, digital, etc.)
  • Must possess excellent time-management skills and have a sense of urgency; proven ability to work on multiple projects at any given time
  • Demonstrated creative competencies: client focus, accountability for results, organizational sophistication, ingenuity and communicating ideas


Jack Morton and Genuine are equal opportunity employers; we strongly value diversity at our companies. We do not discriminate on race, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. In 2020, Jack Morton and Genuine, as part of Interpublic Group (IPG), have been named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index (GEI), and Jack Morton has once again been designated a Best Place To Work For LGBTQ Workplace Equality by the Human Rights Campaign in their Corporate Equality Index.

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