The Mars Agency

The Mars Agency is an award-winning, independently owned global commerce marketing practice with a growth-for-clients focus. With talent spanning the Americas, Europe and Asia,we create breakthrough, connected commerce solutions by balancing the smartest humanity with the latest technology. The agency’s latest MarTech platform, Marilyn®, is the industry's first and only end-to-end commerce advisor.

Position Details

Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

We’re looking for a Copywriter. This person works closely with their assigned team to provide strategic creative recommendations that align with the client’s brand/retailer objectives and budget.This position requires at least 2 years of copywriting experience within an agency setting. Candidates must reside in a commutable distance to one of The Mars Agency’s hub locations: Detroit, Chicago, Cincinnati, New York, Minneapolis, Bentonville, Dallas or Nashville. Please include your portfolio link with your application -- resumes without portfolio links will not be considered.


  • Collaborate with account and creative teams to develop concepts that meet predetermined objectives and strategies 
  • Develop an understanding of the Shopper Marketing discipline 
  • Assist team in creative execution, from initial concepts through production phase 
  • Engage in new business presentations and spec work for potential clients 
  • All other duties as assigned by Associate Creative Director


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications or related field 
  • 2+ years of professional experience in copywriting in an advertising environment is required 
  • Proficiency in applicable Mac software programs 
  • A well-rounded portfolio of conceptual work, with strong writing, editing and grammar skills 
  • Self-starter personality with enthusiastic, “can do” attitude in accepting work/new challenges 
  • Effective interpersonal skills, working well across functions 
  • Conscientious work ethic 
  • High level of organization, attention to detail and innovation

The Mars Agency has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.

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