The Lacek Group

Who we are:

The Lacek Group is an enthusiastic and supportive collection of brilliant, passionate, intellectually curious and surprisingly nice people who work on the leading edge of customer engagement, building longer-lasting, more profitable customer relationships.We’re constantly searching for new and innovative ways to build longer-lasting, more profitable customer relationships.We’re a collection of client-focused teams who listen, collaborate and celebrate together. We treat each other with kindness and respect, so it shouldn’t surprise you to learn that many of our people have been here for 10 years or more. We’re a specialist brand company of Ogilvy, one of the most creative and effective agencies in the world.

Position Details

Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

What we need:

Our creative department is seeking a Copywriter to collaborate with design to translate marketing strategies and into appropriate copy recommendations for multiple channels, including advertising, emails, social, collateral, promotions, videos and more. Develop and refine concepts that support marketing goals. Execute and/or guide execution of the communications pieces with clarity, timeliness, and on budget.

What you’ll do:

  • Be a brand steward 
  • Concept and execute sound creative ideas for client marketing materials in an efficient and economical manner 
  • Create outstanding concepts in a way that shows a thorough understanding of the strategy 
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of our client’s brand voice and implement it into all creative jobs 
  • Work alongside other Copywriters, Designers, Production Artists, Animators and Front-End Developers to ensure creative vision is achieved and client expectations are met 
  • Work with Account Supervisor and/or Account Executive to obtain project specifics: strategy, budget and schedule 
  • Offer insight on creative briefs and schedules 
  • Team up with peers to overcome obstacles and create client success 
  • Work quickly, often completing jobs within very tight deadlines 
  • Offer client and team members innovative advice and solutions from industry examples and experience 
  • Prioritize workload and time management

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with English, journalism or marketing focus 
  • Three or more years of copywriting, advertising and interactive experience preferred 
  • Online portfolio of writing samples 
  • Demonstrated understanding of and curiosity about current and emerging digital channels and platforms 
  • Demonstrated, hands-on experience creating exceptional brand experiences 
  • Demonstrated passion for all things creative and a strong desire to learn industry best practices 
  • Ability to work and collaborate with creative team members, including other designers, writers and developers 
  • Demonstrated understanding of clients’ business needs, and the ability to concept and design compelling solutions that align with overall creative strategy 
  • Proven ability to listen, digest and resolve client feedback with a creative solution and a positive, can-do attitude 
  • Ability to take ownership of projects, as well as willingness to step in to help others as needed 
  • Open-mindedness, positive thinking and enthusiasm 
  • Excellent time-management and communication skills 
  • Great sense of humor; willingness to work hard 
  • Ability to think in the big picture, while still obsessive about the details 
  • Capability of working on multiple projects, small or large, with various project leads

Competencies you’ll demonstrate:

  • Adaptability 
  • Agency Citizenship 
  • Collaboration 
  • Communication 
  • Continuous Learning 
  • Managing Work Stress 
  • Tolerance 
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills 
  • Work Standards

You’ll love working at The Lacek Group – smart people, great environment, engaging culture, comprehensive benefits and fantastic growth opportunities. Your confidential inquiry is encouraged.

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