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Senior Copywriter



Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Company Description

We’re Heartbeat, the marketing agency for Healthcare Challenger Brands and the brave clients behind them. And hopefully you’re our next Senior Copywriter, helping us to deliver game-changing campaigns for Consumers & HCPs.

Read on to learn more about what qualities we’re looking for in a new member of the crew and why you’re gonna dig working with us.

Job Description

How you’ll strengthen the team:

Our team is looking for someone who has a winsome attitude and understands the ever-changing digital advertising landscape. Beyond that, here’s how you’ll make your mark:

  • Work together with art directors, planning, and account team to provide creative, strategically sound solutions for client, in-house and new business needs
  • Own jobs, beginning to end
  • Write, reference, and annotate copy, using AMA or brand style, in preparation for medical/legal review without supervision
  • Pay obsessive attention to narrative consistency, voice & tone, as well as accuracy of content (in partnership with Editorial)
  • Clearly communicate information and direction to other writers as well as suppliers, freelancers, and editorial staff
  • Participate in client meetings and presentations
  • Attend market research
  • Present work in an organized and interesting manner
  • See copy decks and manuscripts through development and to launch (in partnership with Editorial and Creative Director)
  • Initiate data searches and maintain brand reference files

Hell yes, I want to do all of that. But tell me more about Heartbeat…

Heartbeat is a healthcare marketing & creative agency, headquartered in NYC and powered by ~300 smart people all over the US. In the past four years, we’ve been named a 4-time “Best Place to Work” by AdAge and MM+M and a “Diversity & Inclusion Champion” by MedAdNews.

We care about three big things:

1. Empowering Challenger Brands
We work with marketers who have big mountains to climb and the ambition to make it happen. As their sherpa and sidekicks, we must relentlessly deliver on our core values: insightful, inventive, and courageous.

2. Being the Best Place You’ll Ever Work

This isn’t all pool tables and Bagel Fridays — it’s about giving you the support to do and be your best. Examples include the ability to work wherever (forever), unlimited PTO, and self-care stipends. We also love to let loose, whether through selfie scavenger hunts or bouts of companywide bingo that would shock even the rowdiest retirement communities.

3. Fostering a Diverse & Caring Community

We’re the most diverse agency in healthcare, by design. No matter your story, you’ll find representation and amplification — through our affinity groups, cultural celebrations, and unwavering support no matter what society throws at us. We’re proud to say that you can be anything you want at Heartbeat (as long as it’s not an a**hole).

There’s a reason 1/3 of Heartbeaters have been here for 4+ years and we have a 90% retention rate. We hope you’ll experience it for yourself.


What you’re bringing with you:

Across 3-5 years of experience, you know what it takes to slay crafting copy. These are the core skills you’ve totally nailed:

  • Experience with pharmaceutical / healthcare marketing writing, preferably crafting copy across both Healthcare Professionals (HCP) and Consumer audiences (DTC)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to recognize strong creative ideas and see them through to completion
  • Thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously
  • Exposure to referencing and annotating work
  • Track record as a creative problem solver with a knack for fresh ideas and a new perspective
  • Experience with writing consumer-focused content

Additional Information

Compensation Range: $64,500 - $101,500 annually. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. For this role, the Company will offer medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401k, and paid time off. The Company anticipates the application deadline for this job posting will be 08/14/2024.