Senior Copywriter

Updated: May 13, 2024
Location: Santa Monica, CA, United States
Job ID: 3982






Can you reach people with just a few words?

As lead copy team member, they will take responsibility for concept, writing, and presentation of all projects for assigned accounts. They will partner with art directors on brand concept development and provide supervision, mentorship, guidance, and support to copywriters within the Core Brand Team. Finally, they will act as a hands-on copywriter and present ideas internally and to clients. Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Collaborates with creative, account services, production, and extended team members.
  • Collaborates with editors and owns accuracy and consistency in writing style.
  • Participates in the recruiting, hiring, training, and developing, of copywriters in the group.
  • Keeps up to date with trends in branding, marketing, advertising, and related communications industries.

Essential Requirements:

This is a hybrid position and will require someone to be in the Santa Monica office 1-2 days a week. 

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the field of writing with at least 3 of which is concentrated in advertising or healthcare.
  • Strong technical knowledge developments of the client's business as well as the agency business; has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

Desired Requirements:

  • Ability to manage and lead the creative process, workflow, workload, and resources among copy group.
  • Ability to work on a wide- range of accounts and categories.
  • Distributes the workload appropriately based on skill sets and talents.

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $75,000 to $95,000. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high of the Syneos Health range for this position. Actual salary will vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role. In addition, some positions may include eligibility to earn commissions/bonus based on company and / or individual performance.

At GSW, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.

GSW is a full-service healthcare communications agency that goes beyond advertising to create personalized brand experiences that involve, inspire, educate and activate people through ongoing brand journeys. As one of the world’s ten most-awarded healthcare advertising agencies, GSW is hell-bent not to replace the same old with the same old. This is achieved through a provocative premise — if other brands communicated the way healthcare brands do, how many customers would they have? GSW turns against this premise through discovery of beneath-the-surface customer insights that we impact with stories, simplicity and authenticity. 

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Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)

Syneos Health has a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Additionally, certain local governments or Syneos Health customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees. These employees are required to submit proof of vaccination to Syneos Health and maintain compliance with these requirements.
At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which Our People can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality-of-life balance. The benefits for this position will include a competitive compensation package, Health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, Company match 401k, flexible paid time off (PTO) and sick time. Because certain states and municipalities have regulated paid sick time requirements, eligibility for paid sick time may vary depending on where you work. Syneos Health complies with all applicable federal, state, and municipal paid sick time requirements.

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