Senior Writer

Careers

CJRW is seeking an experienced writer with strong conceptual skills to generate big ideas and tell compelling stories for some of the region’s most influential brands and organizations. The Senior Writer will have the opportunity to conceive, write and produce creative solutions for CJRW clients across all media platforms. The ideal candidate is a great writer and strategic thinker who loves working with a like-minded team to solve challenges and achieve results.

Responsibilities

  • Create conceptual framework and subsequent copy for integrated and cohesive advertising and communications – including TV, radio, print, collateral, web, and social media
  • Write insightful and compelling content for publications, digital marketing, social media, and other channels
  • Conceive thought-provoking ideas that solve our clients’ marketing challenges
  • Proactively generate innovative concepts capable of positively impacting our clients’ business
  • Conceive and write strategic documents that provide a clear overview of campaign objectives and agency solutions for clients across all media platforms
  • Understand and apply research to creative executions
  • Work collaboratively with agency teammates from other disciplines
  • Effectively and persuasively present ideas internally and to clients
  • Work closely with art directors and broadcast producers to develop market-ready creative

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in an agency setting with creative copywriting and content creation experience
  • Experience writing for all media, including video, print, social media, and websites
  • Excellent organization and the time management skills necessary to work in a fast-paced environment that requires rapid response
  • Desire to work collaboratively as part of a larger team in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to articulate abstract creative concepts
  • Proven ability to develop highly engaging marketing copy/content
  • Polished client presentation skills for demonstrating a clear vision of how the work addresses the client challenge
  • Ease in adapting to and perfecting a brand’s voice to effectively connect to key audiences, including consistent adherence to brand guidelines in all marketing communications
  • Ability to multitask across simultaneous projects and deadlines, collaborating with appropriate team members
  • Initiative and motivation to make big things happen
  • Willingness to accept and apply constructive criticism

Employment Type

  • Full-Time
  • Little Rock Office
  • Option for remote work on Fridays

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Potential for annual profit-sharing bonus
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Flexible spending account for health and dependent care
  • Generous insurance plans available (health, dental, life, AD&D, short-term, and long-term disability)
  • Paid time off
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Paid parking
  • Explore Arkansas (annual expense reimbursement for qualifying in-state vacations)
  • CJRW Cares (employee-guided non-profit giving program)

About CJRW

CJRW is an advertising agency that generates ideas to build brands, solve problems, change perceptions, and generate success. We are driven by smart, passionate people who are committed not only to the prosperity of our clients, but also to the positive growth of the communities we serve.

At CJRW, you own stock in the company you work for! All employees are owners through the agency’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The ESOP is a long-term, tax-deferred investment plan designed to reward all employee-owners for the financial success achieved by the company—when CJRW does well, we all benefit.

Apply

All interested candidates must submit a portfolio that demonstrates their ability to produce compelling and effective creative campaigns, including strategy and execution. Applicants without a portfolio will not be considered. Qualified applicants send resume and references to employment@cjrw.com.