Junior Copywriter

Octagon New York, NY

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THE JOB / Junior Copywriter

CREATIVE / Responsible for generating bold, innovative ideas and producing design, technology and content for our clients’ marketing programs

It takes two to tango. Especially in the ad game. Good ideas come from equal parts strong writing and great art direction combined and nuanced to deliver a strong emotion and great story!

And that’s what we’re looking for. Budding art directors and copywriters who are all about their craft, who want to work at the forefront of Sports and Entertainment marketing where big ideas, dynamic content, and engaging experiences are held at a premium.

You’ll have to be versatile, resourceful and confident enough to handle the different kinds of creative asks. Everything from crafting big, conceptual, press-worthy ideas and headlines, to highly engaging experiential ideas that wow and amaze, to digital/influencer campaigns that help spread the word on social platforms.

Finally, and most importantly, this is a pretty cool place to work -- and that’s coming from the people writing this job posting, not the HR department.

Everyone on the team works hard, but it’s not working hard just to prove who can work longest. We work hard because the creative opportunities are great, and we actually like working with each other to do interesting work while keeping clients happy. We also know that all work and no play make for terrible ideas.

Sound interesting? If so, give a shout. Check for specific details below:

Please also know that the well-being of our employees, partners, fans and consumers are top of mind to our agency, and we are taking measures to ensure proper health and safety initiatives and protocols are in place for our events and activations.


Where Others See Complexity, We See Possibility.

Octagon is the global sports, entertainment and experiential marketing arm of the Interpublic Group. But if that classification doesn’t do it for you, and it shouldn’t, let’s take it a step further.

We are what we believe. And we believe that while the world of sports and entertainment is full of opportunities and possibilities, sometimes the amount of choice can seem a little overwhelming. Even daunting.

That’s where we come into play.

At Octagon we inspire brands, talent, and our people to see the world for all its potential. We then help break down the complexity and push forward so you can make your next right move.

Who We’re Looking For
  • At least 1-3 years of agency experience.
  • Current and review-ready portfolio. Even better if it’s from a portfolio school.
  • Strong Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator skills for art directors.
  • Ability to take an active part in a collaborative environment and work as part of a team.
  • Experience in team-based concept development, including ongoing delivery of fresh ideas.

Octagon is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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  • Seniority level

    Entry level
  • Employment type

  • Job function

    Marketing, Public Relations, and Writing/Editing
  • Industries

    Marketing Services

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