Obai & Hill

Copywriter

Job Type

full-time

Salary Info

Negotiable

Company Location

Seef, Kingdom of Bahrain

Date Posted

22-Nov-2017

Description

We are looking for a highly motivated English and Arabic Copywriter who will be part of a creative team working on exciting and challenging brand communication projects. The copywriter will be accountable for checking all written content being communicated is truthful.

Responsibilities

  • Above the line advertising, which uses mass media like TV, cinema, interactive media, posters and radio scripts to promote brands
  • Below the line advertising, which uses less conventional methods that focus on direct means of communication, like brochures, leaflets, press advertisements and direct mail.
  • The copywriter will be responsible for taking/creating a client's brief and generating original copy ideas that grab the attention of the target audience. This can include creating straplines, slogans, body copy, and scripts. Usually working on multiple projects, the typical creative process can involve:
  • Discussing the client's core message and target audience
  • Meeting with account executives to discuss the client's requirements and core messages
  • Familiarising themselves with the product, target audience and competitor activities in the market
  • Brainstorming ideas and concepts for the visual and words with other members of the creative team
  • Presenting initial ideas to the creative director, some of which may be rejected or developed into workable concepts
  • Writing various copy options, which may be presented to the client as a story board (a consecutive series of frames depicting the script and drawings that may be used)
  • Modifying copy until the client is satisfied
  • Overseeing the production phase, booking and liaising with designers, illustrators, printers, photographers and production companies

Goals we'll measure you by

  • Ability to write structured formal emails
  • Have good written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take the initiative to build good relationships with clients in the absence of account manager
  • Motivated and willingness to learn
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Fluency in English and Arabic
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Prospecting and developing new client relationships within a defined geography or market
  • Consulting with clients on business issues and research design
  • Developing innovative proposals and delivering strategic sales presentations
  • Making actionable and insightful recommendations for new products, extensions, or enhancements
  • Project management skills; will have demonstrated the ability to push projects over the finish line with sound planning and persistent execution; will understand how to align resources, seek the input of key constituents, and manage others to achieve desired results
  • Open and collaborative style; must be comfortable working in an environment where ideas are shared and challenged
  • Energy and enthusiasm; candidates must find the work "fun" and enjoy being accountable and willing to hold others accountable

An ideal candidate would be

  • Employee should be open for communication with colleagues
  • Employee should be friendly and collaborative
  • Employee should respect their colleagues
  • Employee should not misuse company equipment
  • Employee should show integrity and professionalism
  • Employee should follow company dress code
  • Employee should fulfill their job duties



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