Ready to join the tide of creatives joining the tech industry? Here’s your chance to be our new copywriter and shape a global brand that Forbes calls ‘The World's Most Innovative Growth Company” both in 2014 and 2015
Welcome to Xero. A company that’s driven by helping millions of small businesses do their work beautifully.
We’re looking for a copywriter to join our internal agency based in Wellington. You should have a couple of years learning the ropes at an advertising agency but you’re keen to do more. Already in your career you’ve written your first entertaining script, know your way around a persuasive email or come up with an unmissable social campaign. You might have a background in direct and looking for a bit of brand experience. Whatever the media, whatever the audience, you’re motivated by doing work that works. You take the copywriter job description as a starting point and right now, you are looking for a place to spread your wings.
Coming from agency land, work/life balance is probably a concept as mythical as a rainbow pooping unicorn. Round here, work/life balance means exactly what it should mean. Doing the best work of your career, but getting a chance to be inspired by the world outside the office doors too.
If your previous work shows promise, you’ll get the chance to join our up and coming internal agency. Working with award winning creatives with years of experience in NZ’s top agencies, plus collaborate with other tech creative shops like Facebook and Google.
Sound like a plan? Get in touch with a link to your portfolio or website and let's make it happen!
From what I heard, both companies were missing the mark so probably a smart move. Interesting that UX, CX and ‘organisational design’ (whatever that is) are cited as a core pillar of the combined entity when neither were considered strong ...
Isn't the whole point of this article to parody exactly that? I.e. the idea that many in the industry don't know what they're doing, which leads to all the flashy/fishy practices described in the article?
Not wanted in that agency were you? Cheer up.
Awful. Badly written, terribly made, no idea. I have no idea why you would PR this level of work.
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