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Wieden+Wennedy believes that each team member makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities outlined in a job description. Therefore, this job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the employee or the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each team member will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavours and to pursue individual career growth.

We're seeking a Senior Japanese Copywriter to write Japanese copy, and to work conceptually as a senior creative.

Candidates must be able to work within a team, of Japnsese and foreign talent, and at times work closely with English copywriters to finesse a local or global expression.
As a senior creative you will be expected to:

  • Consistent at delivering ideas, including platform/ big ideas.
  • Fast and reliable, can work under pressure when needed.
  • Understands tone of voice, look + feel, and has the ability to define a 'brand world'.
  • Vocal and able to give opinions and recommendations on what they think is right.
  • Takes direction and feedback well, re-working ideas or creating something entirely new.
  • Has an understanding of the agency process and helps other departments during the journey of a project.
  • Strong knowledge of the production process,
  • and their role in it.
  • Actively seeks problems to solve in our partners business, or proactively extends campaigns.
  • Able to time manage multiple projects, and prioritise their own work flow.
  • Presents ideas in a way that captivates, from deck to verbal presentation.
You have to be
  • Passionate about words and developing the craft of writing.
  • Able to understand, relate, empathise and write to an audience.
  • Able to flex tone of voice and tailor it to different brands and projects.
  • Has many reference points for writing styles*
  • Able to finesse writing in executions, but also in presentation decks.
  • Can present the writing and the rationale behind it convincingly to clients.
  • Can take direction and develop more copy when asked.
  • Can work with local copywriter, to understand the nuance of the local language, and write and defend that writing.
Qualifications, Special Requirements
  • 7-10 years of experience as creative and copywriter
  • Work experience in creative services industry
  • Able to generate ideas and present them in a way to inspire
  • Familiarity with social media, a love of culture and interest sport (ideally)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Google docs
  • Some periodic night and/or weekend work at times
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