Content Writer ( Contract 3~ 6 months)
Are you a creative person who believes communication on Facebook, Instagram and other online platforms is the future of advertising? Do look to your phone for news & entertainment before you would turn on the TV? Are you a writer who is able to write both snappy ad copy and longer-form articles and content? Then you’re the perfect candidate for Content Writer at Ogilvy!
The Content Writer in the Ogilvy Content Studio, working with the Content Designer, will be responsible for developing creative content, from the initial concepts through the final output. You will be asked to produce creative communications and come up with content ideas - writing and editing both long and short-form content and copy.
Our perfect candidate is someone who understands the dynamics involved in communicating across all channels—from creative copy for print and digital advertising, video, social media properties or a combination of all three. Someone who brings lots of ideas, enjoys brainstorming and who can provide the creative skills to sell and execute your ideas, whilst staying calm under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Content Ideation – Play an active role in brainstorming ideas for new content campaigns and projects. Ability to come up with creative ideas is a key requirement for this role.
Content Writing + Editing – Write and develop content pieces with a focus on digital content and social media. You will ensure the content you create adheres to voice, brand, and quality standards. Copy for assets including, but not limited to, videos, graphics, gifs, social posts, online banners, landing pages, short-form and long-form articles, etc. Proofread and edit your own and other’s copy as needed.
Research + Learning – Research as needed for writing content pieces. Stay consistently relevant and up to date on current content trends, popular culture, social trends and emerging social platforms to capitalize on trends.
Presenting Work + Client Meetings - Present, and defend creative work with confidence, passion and clarity. Participate in client meetings + briefings.
- 2-3 years of creative writing experience as copywriter or content writer in an advertising or content agency (must provide portfolio of work/writing samples)
- Self-motivated, proactive, reliable and accountable
- Positive, Flexible, and Curious personality
- Good communication skills in English
Strong Writing + Creative Skills – Must be an excellent writer, with experience in both long-form and short-form content writing. High levels of creativity, imagination, initiative and enthusiasm. Should be comfortable writing for a variety of assets, from scripts to content posts to articles. Exceptional grammar and vocabulary skills required.
Attention to detail – Highly organized thinker with deep attention to detail and follow through.
Multi-tasking + Time Management – Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, and effectively manage own time. Must be comfortable with challenging deadlines and have the ability to maintain and meet internal and client deadlines.
Willingness to work around the clock – working in advertising isn’t a 9-5 job. Make sure they understand that the job involves working some evenings and weekends.
Team Work – Ability to collaborate seamlessly with strategists, and other creatives and team members to ensure the strongest possible best-in-class solutions
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