Group Head / Senior Copywriter / Auckland, NZ

  • Auckland

Job Description
The multi-disciplinary team at Colenso are looking for someone with energy and passion to join them on their journey to become the #1 agency in the world (we're already ranked #2)

Overview of the role
This role is focused on listening to our clients, understanding the most efficient way to a great solution for their brief, and making sure you and the team around you deliver, consistently, every day.

You'll be the brand guardian for the fast briefs that need to go through this agency. This will require you to have an in-depth knowledge of our clients, juggle multiple briefs at once and oversee a team of creatives to make sure their tone of voice and writing is spot on for the brand.

You will be responsible for keeping the ECD/CD up to date, and you'll seek their feedback for continuous refinement of the brand message. The role will allow time to be ‘on the tools', because sometimes, doing it yourself is the best way to the right result.

We need Love & Trust built with our clients, and there is no better way to do this than make their lives easy, listen to them and deliver for them, every single day.

Desired Skills and experience
10+ years in the industry (Copywriting)
Respect and trust of the ECD/CD's in the industry & building.
Ability to manage a team and deliver direction for their work daily.
Ability to work with efficiency.

Tell me about this agency
We are part of Clemenger Group – New Zealand's largest and most successful group of advertising creative communication companies. 26% of the shares are owned by staff and we are 100% locally managed. We are in the BBDO network which is the world's most effective creative network (290 offices - 90 countries - 17,000+ staff). This means you are part of a highly regarded global network, that has local focus and truly values their staff.

Recent accolades:
#2 Creative Agency in the world – Gunn Report, 2017 Agency of the year, Axis Awards, 2017 Agency of the year, Campaign Brief, 2017Most Effective Agency of the Year, Effie Awards New Zealand, 2016 The most creative agency in the World, The Big Won Report, 2016 #7 Most Effective Agency in the World, Effie Effectiveness Index Global Rankings 2016 Creative Agency of the Year, AXIS Awards 2016 Agency of the Year, Spikes Asia 2016 Network of the Year, Spikes Asia 2016 Creative Agency of the Year, Mumbrella 2016 Promo / Experiential Agency of the Year, Mumbrella 2016 Creative Agency of the Year, John Caples Awards 2016 Agency of the Year, AD STARS 2016 Best and Bravest Agency in the World, Contagious 2016

Please note: all applicants must have valid rights to work in New Zealand.


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