Conceptual, Social-First Writer

  • Full-time

Company Description

At Jellyfish, we believe in the power of diverse perspectives and inclusive collaboration. We welcome individuals who excel in collaborative, varied teams and value the unique contributions that each person brings to the table.

 

Jellyfish is a global digital marketing agency; a unique fusion of tech enthusiasts, creative minds, and media and data experts all united to empower our clients along their digital journey. Our commitment to embracing diverse perspectives fuels our innovation and strategies that reinvent media activation, and create influential stories for our global clients and their customers. Join us in shaping a future where business growth and personal fulfilment go hand in hand.

Job Description

The salary range for this position is $64,343 - $72,000 USD annual.

Reporting to the Creative Director, we are looking for a Conceptual, Social-First Writer who is conceptually-minded, with a background working in a writers room, either in TV/film or the advertising space. You'll be part of a creatively-led account to write inspiring ideas that cut through the clutter to set hearts and feeds on fire. You'll excel in a 'writers room' type environment, riffing with other writers and creatives to get to the perfect organic social idea/campaign/post. You're an idea generator with outstanding writing experience and love working with clients and gaining their trust to create the best work possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Write original, attention grabbing (organic) social ideas/content/sketches that engage audiences and inspire fame, across the spectrum of emotions, from witty, to serious, to dramatic.
  • Build relationships and influence with the team and client in a writers room environment, being a voice that adds value.
  • Riff ideas with other writers/creatives and clients daily, clearly expressing a clear vision and point of view with conviction.
  • Create groundbreaking written ideas to promote social engagement.
  • Take verbal briefs or angles and quickly spin insightful ideas.
  • Create great, unexpected ideas/hooks in order for organic content to create engagement.
  • Review work with Creative Director, Creative VP and ECD keeping them informed, and actioning their feedback across the team.
  • Defend and improve ideas in response to input from a client.
  • Respond to client demands.
  • Guide a DP, editor, VFX, VO record, colorist, etc. on production and post-production needs.

Qualifications

  • 4+ years writers room experience / creative agency experience
  • Excellence in communicating with leadership and clients
  • Creative / writing awards.
  • Experience writing ideas for world-leading entertainment shows (and, ideally, also brands) who adored and respected your ideas.
  • Experience and passion for the world entertainment (TV & film) and the surrounding culture in social channels.
  • Deep understanding of social and trends and the ability to find a fresh angle on them in your ideas/writing.
  • Previous production experience and an understanding of the world of shoots.

Additional Information

Join Jellyfish and experience a workplace where we prioritize your growth, celebrate your contributions, and empower you to tailor your work environment to suit your needs.

💰 Reward: You'll receive a loyalty salary increase on your Jellyfish anniversary, in addition to our company-wide annual bonus and 401k retirement plan.

🏥 Healthcare plans: Have peace of mind with our healthcare, vision and dental insurance, plus short and long-term disability and life cover.

💫 Custom Work Environment: Work remotely for up to 60% of your days and shape your day between 8am. and 6:30pm with flexible working hours.

📈 Growth, Your Way: Grow your career with one paid day each month for self-development and access to LinkedIn Learning with unlimited online courses.

👪 Family Support: Enjoy 14 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers and 4 weeks of paid leave for secondary caregivers.

 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Note: We emphasize skills, expertise and behavioral attributes over years of experience and traditional degrees. If you want to join our collaborative team, we invite you to apply today with your resume in English, cover letter and a portfolio of your work, emphasizing relevant experience. Please highlight your contributions to previous projects.

 

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