Senior Copywriter

Hoffman York is a dynamic full-service agency with experience building brands across all channels and clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups. We’re searching for a full-time Senior Copywriter who’s conceptual, versatile, strategic and collaborative. Someone who enjoys all manner of writing and creativity—from big, conceptual thinking and clever, strategic headlines to long-form or social. Someone who’s comfortable writing for everything from TV, radio and outdoor to websites, digital display or social. Someone who thinks big, delivers strategically and pays attention to the details. We’re big on teamwork here, so the best fit will be someone who’s ready to learn, grow and contribute, willing to work on projects large and small, and up for creating memorable work with some really fun people. 

  • Collaborate closely with Art Directors and strategic planners to deliver compelling ideas and concepts 
  • Present ideas to Creative Directors and Clients knowledgeably and passionately 
  • Flex writing tone to reflect the varied brand voices of our clients 
  • Implement creative direction strategically, while also thinking beyond the ask 
  • Collaborate with people in other departments such as web or content 
  • Manage multiple deadlines and deliverables 
  • Stay current in industry trends, news, and emerging technology and media 
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and proofing skills and a strong attention to detail 
  • A demonstrated portfolio of copywriting and big conceptual thinking 
  • Ability to interpret a creative brief, develop a concept off the strategy, and adapt an idea for a variety of mediums 
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills 
  • Experience writing social media across platforms/post types, organic/paid 
  • Ability to ideate and author long-form articles/blogs for clients 
  • 6-10 years of Copywriting experience at an advertising agency or related environment 
  • Comfort with Mac platform and Microsoft Office Suite


Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, unlimited time off, a hybrid work environment, a fun, friendly, inclusive workspace (that actually used to be an advertising museum) located in Milwaukee’s artistic Third Ward, comprehensive benefits, parking and commuter discounts, regular happy hours and seasonal parties, company-sponsored sports teams, a $500 annual travel stipend for trips to our tourism clients Montana and The Outer Banks of North Carolina, and a diverse and interesting mix of clients. Plus, an on-site exercise facility and kegerator—because it’s all about balance. If HY sounds like your kind of place, we’d love to hear from you. 


Who We Are

Hoffman York is one of the longest running, continuously operating, independent agencies in the U.S., calling Milwaukee home for more than 80 years. We believe in ROI or “Return on Ideas.” It means we provide more than creativity. We create results.

This independent spirit and forward thinking inform every aspect of our work. That said, we’re always looking out for fresh thinking and smart, hard-working, creative, friendly people to join our team. 

We follow best practices and protocols to ensure a clean and safe work environment for our employees. Hoffman York continues to keep our agency team members and clients connected both virtually and in person in ways that continue to provide our employees and clients success towards achieving their goals. Hoffman York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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