Junior Copywriter

Arc Worldwide

Arc is the lead shopper and retail agency within Publicis Groupe. In an era of unprecedented disruption, where the customers you seek actively resist brands like never before, everything we do is in service of making your brand irresistible. We call it Irresistible Commerce. And it starts by employing insights and data to uncover what’s standing in the way of growth. Then we deploy irresistible creative solutions to build connected shopping experiences that are personal, valuable and delightful for your customers. The results simultaneously drive brand sales and love. Helping us become WARC’s #1 Specialty Retail Agency with groundbreaking work recognized by Adweek, ANA Reggie Awards and Effies.


Position Details

Junior Copywriter
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

We are looking for a collaborative Word Wiz with copywriting experience or a stellar portfolio with internship experience. This Junior Copywriter will partner with art directors and work under the direction of an Associate Creative Director to write eCommerce copy, banner ads, social posts, radio spots and event marketing activations for Arc’s largest client, Unilever.

The ideal candidate is a quick learner and self-starter who thrives in fast-paced environments and feels comfortable contributing during group brainstorms. Successful candidates will be detail oriented and able to effectively juggle many projects across multiple retailers (Target, Kroger, Walmart and 20+ more) in the personal care, home care and food categories. You’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the biggest CPG brands in the business—Dove, AXE, SheaMoisture, Breyers, Hellmann’s and Knorr, to name a few.


  • Craft compelling shopper marketing ideas and persuasive copy for retailer-specific activations across media 
  • Contribute to brainstorming, idea development and creative execution 
  • Work with senior creative or project leads to ensure copy tone and style are consistent with brand standards 
  • Translate ideas into effective copy concepts and communication 
  • Develop strong relationships and trust with creative, account and strategy team members 
  • Be receptive to feedback and be able to make updates on the fly
  • A degree or portfolio school diploma in English, journalism, communications, or a related field 
  • 1-3 years’ experience as an advertising or marketing copywriter or working internships that equate 
  • Must have online portfolio or PDF representing campaign ideas or executions, strategic conceptual ideation, attention to detail and a variety in voice and writing style 
  • A solid understanding of marketing and advertising principles 
  • Exceptional writing skills and attention to detail and grammar 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle different writing demands 
  • Ear to the ground when it comes to pop culture and emerging trends/technologies

The Power of One starts with our people! To do powerful things, we offer powerful resources. Our best-in-class wellness and benefits offerings include:

  • Paid Family Care for parents and caregivers for 12 weeks or more 
  • Monetary assistance and support for Adoption, Surrogacy and Fertility 
  • Monetary assistance and support for pet adoption 
  • Employee Assistance Programs and Health/Wellness/Comfort reimbursements to help you invest in your future and work/life balance 
  • Tuition Assistance 
  • Paid time off that includes Flexible Time off, Vacation, Annual Sick Days, Volunteer Days, Holiday and Identity days, and more 
  • Matching Gifts programs 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • ‘Work Your World’ Program encouraging employees to work from anywhere Publicis Groupe has an office for up to 6 weeks a year (based upon eligibility) 
  • Business Resource Groups that support multiple affinities and alliances 

The benefits offerings listed are available to eligible U.S. Based employees, are reviewed on an annual basis, and are governed by the terms of the applicable plan documents.

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