Creative Copywriter

Full time

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We’re looking for an experienced creative agency copywriter to join our growing team. Equal-parts writer, strategist and people-person, you’ve got a rich history of success across brand, social, blog and script writing and you pride yourself for being able to spot a typo with your eyes closed.

Thirst Creative is a full-service creative agency based in Carlton and we’re officially certified as a Great Place to Work! We have a great list of employee benefits, an awesome team culture and enjoy a flexible hybrid working environment. We’re looking for a creative and conceptual thinker with a strong understanding of the agency and marketing landscape who can write for a variety of brands bringing their unique tones of voice to life through written and visual content.

Working closely with our account managers, strategists, creatives and digital team you’ll deliver creative content that makes our clients shine. Our dream writer will also bring our own brand to life through our own written content.

Key responsibilities

  • Respond to copy briefs delivering across brand development, campaigns, and assorted short and long form copy requirements

  • Ability to adapt and write to various Tones of Voice

  • Write compelling brand stories and strategic narratives

  • Support the strategic function through crafting of brand purpose and values statements

  • Custodian of the Thirst tone of voice and all written content

  • Collaborate with other members of the marketing, digital and creative teams on ideas and campaign concepts and participating in pitches

  • Embrace our “Level Up” learning culture through innovation and continuous professional development

  • Attention to detail and Proofreading

Key selection criteria

  • 5+ years professional experience as an agency copywriter or in a related role

  • A talent for compelling storytelling and ad copy

  • Highly creative, innovative and imaginative with very strong attention to detail

  • Excellent, persuasive verbal and written communication skills (English)

  • Efficient desktop research skills, and an ability to learn about and channel customer personas in your work

  • Familiarity with agency work processes and systems

  • A strong understanding of SEO and digital copywriting

  • Experience working with B2B and B2C clients across a range of industry verticals

  • A natural team player, a positive collaborator and a growth mindset

What's on offer

  • We’re officially a Great Place to Work with a collaborative environment full of diverse, highly-skilled awesome people

  • Flexible Hybrid working model

  • Purchased Leave

  • Paid Volunteer Day + Public Holiday Swaps

  • 1 day a year to volunteer with a charity of your choice!

  • Professional development and training

  • Work / life balance

To seal the deal

We have a clear and strong set of values that we are very proud of;

  • Care: We are kind, compassionate and respectful of each other – and we care about our community and our planet

  • Real: We are practical, good, honest and hard working people. We are down to earth and not egotistical

  • Elevate: We seek next level excellence. We advance with continuous growth and improvement – for ourselves and for our clients

  • Aware: We are conscious, in the know and switched on. We are open-minded and always curious to learn and understand

  • Together: We are connected and collaborative. We are one team with shared passion and purpose

  • Effective: We navigate complex problems to great effect through our agility, efficiency and creative expertise

Thirst Creative embraces inclusivity and diversity when we hire. We strive for a team with a variety of backgrounds, experiences, skills and points of view. We employ and support staff regardless of race, gender, identity, religion, nationality, disability or age.

Apply for this role online by attaching your resume. Applicants must be based in Melbourne, must have working rights and meet the skills and experience outlined above.

No recruiters please.