Copywriting Agency – What to Expect

Posted on January 9th, 2009

Would you like to work for a copywriting agency? Then you probably want to know more about the services they provide and your primary responsibilities as a copywriter.

Today, copywriting agencies provide a very broad range of services, starting from writing advertisements and promotional messages and ending with different articles for all kinds of purposes.

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You should be ready to meet some of the following requirements in order to be employed by a copywriting agency:

  • You should have some writing experience (freelance writing jobs also count).
  • You should have basic knowledge of different writing styles, like MLA or APA.
  • Your English should be sufficient: no problems expressing your thoughts on paper (this can become an issue for foreigners).
  • You should reveal some of your time management skills, high level of commitment to what you do. Your copywriting agency’s

HR manager should see that you can meet the deadlines and produce high quality articles.

Coming back to your responsibilities, here are some of the things you will probably be required to do:

  1. Writing articles on all kinds of topics from all kinds of fields.
  2. Editing your articles or even rewriting them if they do not meet the requirements of your copywriting agency and customers.
  3. Improving your writing skills by participating in different writing workshops, doing some exercises.
  4. Keeping record of your mistakes, taking them in consideration and learning.

Summarizing the responsibilities you have to bear if working for a copywriting agency, it can be said that you need to be able not only to work, but to improve with time. So, if you are against continuous education experience, this job is definitely not for you.

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