Job Category: Copywriter
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Chicago


Edelman is looking for a fashion-loving ACD team (have a partner, bring them along) for one of our retail clients. The perfect Copy Lead should bean always-on-trend creative who excels in taking an idea from concept to execution.

You’ll harness the power of IRL interactions and smart, on-brand copy to make our client’s brand shine. From purpose-focused multi-day events to intimate influencer dinners, social-first activations, and content, you’ll lead the copy tone and voice and partner with various teams to pull off each event.

To land this gig, you need to have a passion for fashion (time to realize your dream of writing for Vanity Fair), and be in the know on the latest trends across beauty, events, and all things social media.


  • Work in partnership with an Associate Creative Director, Art Director, and at the direction of creative leadership to concept and plan execution of integrated campaigns and programs across a wide range of media and platforms, especially social, digital, video, experiences, and content
  • Create and design campaign ideas for client projects and new business pitches that are earned-first and social by design
  • Work in concert with a wide range of specialties including account, strategy, project management, and influencer
  • Develop tactics that bring creative concepts to life and achieve program objectives
  • Manage multiple jobs simultaneously; managing and providing direction to other team members as needed
  • Work closely with a project manager and production partners to schedule projects and coordinate production
  • Prepare and present client creative presentations; Drive client approval process
  • Work effectively with external vendors and internal colleagues to complete projects within the timeframe and budget

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 6 years of experience in marketing, advertising, or social media, with significant emphasis on interactive media
  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English or related major
  • The candidate must have experience in copywriting and writing direction in a supporting, individual, and team capacity, in all mediums.
  • Experience managing day-to-day changes at every level of detail and handling them with a team-oriented, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Experience maintaining client contact as needed and assisting with budget and schedule development
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in influencer and or community management a plus

Salary: $86,000 – $133,000 a year

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