Senior Writer/Associate Creative Director
Diamond Integrated Marketing
Toronto, ON
POSITION: Senior Writer/ACD

DEPARTMENT: Creative

REPORTS TO: VP Creative Director

Who is Diamond?

We're a strategic, creative-led group of people working hand in hand to solve problems for some really great brands – among other things.

Some of the things we do:
Integrated Marketing + Digital + Content + XM + Events + Activations + Social Media + Promotions + Design + Insights + Strategy

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POSITION SUMMARY:
The purpose of this position is to develop and build creative concepts across multiple channels for Diamond's diverse roster of clients, but particularly TD Bank. The Senior Writer/ACD provides copy and creative concepts for multi disciplinary programs across all mediums. The primary focus of this position is craftsmanship writing and strategic ideation development. As a creative leadership role, the position requires overseeing and mentoring other writers and collaborating with other team members across departments to create successful work. Directly reports to the VP Creative Director on a daily basis.

RESPONSIBILITIES (not in order of priority):
Develop concepts, copy, and executing innovative ideas for agency clients
Create work that aligns to objectives while advocating integration between mediums
Develop strategically powerful creative solutions based on the information gathered from all sources including the creative brief and team members
Collaborate fully with teams throughout projects
Present work and sell ideas effectively to Creative Director, integrated team and clients
Ensure the work meets the clients' needs, brand standards and best practices
Execute and present copy decks
Stay mindful of timing and budgets
Understand and implement client feedback and internal critiques
Keep the VP Creative Director updated as necessary
Monitor the progress of assigned projects through each phase of development
Regularly attend status meetings, production handoffs, and presentations where appropriate
Contribute to the selection of suppliers, like directors, makers, photographers
Mentor and supervise intermediate and junior copywriters
Act as a thought leader and strategic thinker
Ensure all work is of the highest possible quality
Maintain agency's commitment to changing customer behaviour through disruptive ideas
Continuously look for ways to support and improve agency processes and procedures
Contribute to the new business initiatives by working on pitches
Constantly improve skills and stay current of developments and trends in the industry, as well as sharing this knowledge with others

QUALIFICATIONS:
7+ years of copywriting experience in an agency setting
Clarity in written and verbal communication in a professional manner
Extremely detail oriented, original, delivery-oriented and positive
Experience with integrated program execution
Ability to work independently or in groups, under pressure and in a fast-paced environment, while remaining highly motivated
This role does require weekend work and/or off-standard hours
Talented candidates that are in search of a new challenge are encouraged to apply. We truly appreciate everyone's interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We offer a competitive compensation package with enviable benefits. Diamond is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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