Senior Copywriter/ACD

Senior Copywriter/ACD

The JRT agency® is looking for a writer. But, not just any writer. We prefer someone who can write advertising copy, help manage cool clients and mentor junior creatives to learn and grow. In the biz, they are often referred to as “Associate Creative Director/Senior Copywriter.”

But trust us, you won’t just be writing copy and meeting with clients. You’ll be challenged to write all kinds of things: Compelling headlines, blogs, magazine articles, interactive stuff, long format stuff, social stuff, enthusiast stuff, traditional stuff, video stuff, all the stuff you’d expect from an award-winning, modern agency moving at the speed of today’s marketing clients, right here in Farmington Hills, Michigan. You’ll also be a big part of relationship-building and new business pitches working with future and existing clients.

You got the writing chops? Do you work well with others and enjoy putting the pedal down? We’ve got the clients, the culture and the right creative ethos to ensure your ideas thrive here.

If this position sounds interesting to you, we welcome your consideration of the Associate Creative Director/Senior Copywriter role. Key responsibilities and qualifications are outlined below:

Job Responsibilities

Working for the agency’s CCOs, collaborating with account and strategy teams to develop fantastic creative solutions

  • Be specifically able to provide captivating, yet effective copy
  • Team up with art direction, multimedia and digital talents to develop and bring creative copy concepts to brilliant life
  • Manage multiple deadlines and schedules to ensure timely completion of work
  • Ensure quality and consistency in brand voice and messaging
  • Act as a liaison with clients to produce powerful solutions they can love and that are on strategy
  • Write creative proposals occasionally
  • 7+ years of proven writing experience in an automotive agency or comparable setting


  • 7+ years of proven writing experience in an automotive agency or comparable setting
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in advertising, communications or related field
  • Strategic, big-picture thinking
  • Adept and versatile copywriting experience with a wide range of assignments
  • Skilled with both written and spoken word
  • Enjoys people and fostering team collaboration
  • Well organized and highly attentive to detail
  • Proficient in proofreading and checking both grammar and content

If we are describing a role and place you would like to know more about, please start a conversation with us by emailing ( your cover letter and resume, including “Senior Copywriter/ACD” in the subject line.

We look forward to hearing from you.


The JRT agency® is a creative marketing communications agency made up of people with diverse skills and experiences. Along with our sister company, CG Detroit®, we are 100+ strong. We describe ourselves as a 45-year-old start-up, working with some of the biggest automotive brands and other great companies in a variety of industries. We excel in advertising, publishing, PR, experiential marketing, web development and digital media technologies, offering highly competitive salaries, paid time off, healthcare, dental, vision, 401(k) and more. We love, love, love and reward high achievers who show a passion for their work and naturally possess a high-performance, collaborative work ethic. Importantly, we reciprocate by working as a transparent culture with open dialogue and monthly agency meetings. We also give back to the community regularly and enjoy seasonal social activities, too.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.