About Us: 

A full-service creative health solutions agency, The Bloc was founded in 2000, and has since remained one of the largest independently held advertising agencies in the US. With an established network of like-minded, independent agencies across 19 countries, The Bloc continues to be globally recognized for creativity and innovation in the health space. Specialty areas include HCP (healthcare professionals) and DTC (direct to consumer) promotion, with supporting strategic services such as planning, omnichannel experience, payer and medical.

Role:

The Copywriter is responsible for generating ideas for advertising and promotional copy, developing texts from draft stage through finished product. The Copywriter works closely with creative and account teams to ensure adherence to client’s marketing strategies and objectives within specified deadlines. The Copywriter supervises junior writers on projects and works with an Art Director in partnership to generate concepts.

 Responsibilities:

  • Participate in strategic and tactical meetings internally and with client to develop campaigns reflecting client objectives
  • Conceive and develop creative materials for product
  • Participate in brainstorming meetings
  • Possess a complete understanding of market trends and briefs
  • Review and edit all copy for clarity and proper grammar and punctuation
  • Present concepts at presentations in an organized, professional, and effective style
  • Follow copy through agency process on all pieces
  • Attend client creative presentations as circumstances allow
  • Participate in status meetings
  • Communicate with art, producers, and editorial to ensure smooth flow of jobs to meet deadlines
  • Work with Medical partners to ensure verification of facts and claims
  • Supervise junior creatives and provide copy direction and support
  • Understand the target audience and adjust copy as required
  • Partner with account to solve problems
  • Establish rapport with client

 

Requirements:

  • 2+ years healthcare advertising experience required
  • BA degree (Advertising, Communications, English,  Biology, Neurology, Oncology and Genetics or related field preferred)
  • Knowledge, background and/or interest in science and medicine
  • Ability to work well within a team setting
  • Exhibits decisive problem solving ability
  • Portfolio available for review

 The Bloc provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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