Copywriter - Freelance

Position: Copywriter, Freelance
Philadelphia, PA

At Circa Healthcare, “we do good for animals and the people who care about them.”

We’re able to accomplish this because we have some of the sharpest minds and deepest experience in the industry. We’re quick learners and continually deepen our knowledge by committing each year to entering into a sector that’s new to us. We select candidates and clients who are aligned with our core values and share our passion for animals and FUN! It’s an atmosphere where animal lovers, and even their dogs, cats, and chickens (yes, chickens!), will feel welcome!

Circa Healthcare is a full-service, strategic communications growth agency with a global reach. We’re headquartered in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. Energize your career. Contact us, and start feeling fulfilled by doing great things for animals and the people who care about them!

We are seeking freelance Copywriters

responsibilities—the stuff we trust you with

• Provide day-to-day support to our service organization that mirrors the adopted mission and core values of the company
• Develop copy and content for a broad range of materials aimed at a variety of professional and consumer audiences
• Create fresh, intelligent, and intriguing solutions that meet or exceed client and agency expectations, standards, and guidelines
• Responsible for maintaining the consistency of brands across all marketing materials
• Research and gain an understanding of the client’s business/products to assist in strategic recommendations, tactical planning, and executions that further the client’s goals and objectives
• Use effective presentation skills internally and externally to market ideas
• Gather information as needed to take on assignments
• Oversee, draft, and produce a variety of print and digital projects from initial
concept to manuscript to final layout
• Perform research as necessary to respond to client requests or to support product claims
• Analyze the quality and completeness of source material and reference copy as needed
• Ensure that copy meets all regulatory and other compliance requirements
• Inform and track estimates, budgets, and timelines as required
• Recommend improvements to software, tools, and processes that will aid in creative quality and eliminate inefficiencies
• Keep up-to-date on skills, clients, and industry trends
• Other duties as assigned

behaviors—the just as important stuff (our values)

• Be proud, excited, and engaged
• Create fun and laugh together
• Be humble and set each other up for success
• Build on our strengths and respect individuality
• Be real and engage authentically
• Encourage bravery and nurture free exchange of ideas

qualifications—what you bring to the table

required—the stuff we can’t do without

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; English, advertising or a science
• 3–5 years of experience in an advertising/digital agency; animal or human pharma/healthcare preferred
• Established success as a Copywriter as evidenced by an exceptional portfolio that includes outstanding conceptual thinking and problem solving
• Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to understand and write about complex technical and/or scientific information
• Solid research and referencing skills and a familiarity with AMA style
• Knowledge of Mac operating system and industry standard software
• Flexible and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Solid understanding of the marketing communications mix (ads, mail, collateral, interactive, etc.) and its uses
• Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Proactive, self-motivated, well organized, a team player
• Good judgment and good decision-making and problem-solving skills

desired—some more stuff we really like

o Knowledge of the latest digital and interactive technologies, as well as an understanding of different digital channels and social platforms, functionality, and user experience requirements

This position is freelance on an as-needed basis and may require onsite presence. Please include résumé and link to portfolio to Ellie Kelly at

Meet Some of Circa Healthcare's Employees

Dan F.

Senior Project Manager

Dan serves as the connection point between Circa Healthcare's Client Services and Creative Teams—establishing timelines and budgets for each project that comes in.

Kristy W.

Senior Art Director

As Senior Art Director, Kristy works with copywriters on the Creative Team. She oversees the development of strategic, customized branding campaigns and marketing solutions to suit client needs.

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