• Group Copy Supervisor

    Division US-NY-New York
  • Job Description

    The Group Copy Supervisor assists in creating a comprehensive copy platform for each assigned account. The Group Copy Supervisor works as a team with art directors to develop conceptual approaches to meet Client objectives.

    Primary Job Responsibilities

    • Assist in creating comprehensive copy platform for each assigned account
    • Execute the copy component of jobs with minimal supervision
    • Work as a team with art directors to develop conceptual approaches to meet Client objectives
    • Demonstrate sound understanding of marketing
    • Manage team workflow
    • Provide strategic input into marketing/advertising initiatives
    • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of Client's business
    • Attend regular status meetings
    • Attend relevant trade shows and share learning’s with team
    • Demonstrate understanding of market research to create test materials and be an effective research attendee
    • Develop positive, productive relationships with appropriate members of Client/Agency team and demonstrate leadership qualities
    • Maintain positive relationships with internal business group departments such as Editorial and Traffic
    • Demonstrate high level of professional craftsmanship and superior writing skills
    • Be aware of, and familiar with, medical and scientific information that pertains to Agency brands
    • Maintain awareness of current advertising, marketing, and other communications
    • Demonstrate the ability to work in various forms of media
    • Provide constructive and direct on-going feedback and generate performance reviews for team members
    • Manage, mentor and supervise Junior Copywriters and Copywriters
    • Present effectively and clearly communicate creative concepts to sell Agency work to Clients
    • Follow jobs from startup into production
    • Reviews/edits copy within group to ensure that it is accurate, on strategy and creatively excellent
    • Routes all copy to Associate Creative Director or Creative Director for review before it goes to client
    • Functions autonomously on a day to day basis; but involves supervisor in major decisions


    Additional Responsibilities

    • Communicate effectively and professionally both internally and externally
    • Demonstrate good problem-solving and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrate ability to set priorities while handling multiple projects and to delegate work appropriately
    • Remain calm despite high pressure situations
    • Project a professional, positive attitude toward peers and clients within the department and the agency
    • Uphold Agency quality standards in servicing the Client
    • Maintain accurate time sheets
    • Foster a positive team atmosphere demonstrating respect for peers and supervisors
    • Assist other members of department/team as needed when workload allows
    • Foster senior level partnerships with creative/account colleagues

    Management Responsibilities

    • Assign work to assure project deadlines are met
    • Monitor overall workload to effect efficiency and assure that waiting or downtime is minimized
    • Keep supervisor or department head apprised of any workload challenges/concerns on assigned team accounts that may necessitate hiring freelancers
    • Monitor, review and approve direct report’s time sheets in terms of hours worked on specific jobs
    • Provide constructive and direct ongoing feedback to direct reports
    • Evaluate performance of direct reports and complete and deliver performance reviews
    • Help supervisor manage and resolve staff issues including performance, personal presentation and internal interactions
    • Recommend adjustments/additions to the roles and procedures of the department to achiHelp interview, train and orient new team members to the agency, department, and account(s) at the direction of department head
    • Provide ongoing guidance to all team members and be available to them as a resource for account/agency/departmental policies, procedures, etc.


    • Bachelor's degree
    • 5-7 years of HCP Copywriting experience
    • 1-2 years of supervisory experience
    • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills
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