Advertising Copywriter

What is an Advertising Copywriter?

An advertising copywriter writes ‘copy’ for adverts. ‘Copy’ is the text of an advert, and can come in the form of slogans, jingle lyrics or even scripts.

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What does an Advertising Copywriter do?

An advertising copywriter will normally:

  • Work in a team with an art director
  • Create original ideas to fit the brief
  • Present their ideas to the client
  • Make changes
  • Make sure all copy is grammatically correct with no spelling errors
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How much could I earn?

Average salary


Example: Marketing associate professionals, 2013

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How to become an Advertising Copywriter

You’ll probably need a degree in English, Journalism or Creative Writing.

You can gain useful experience by interning or working as a temp in an advertising agency. AdMission is a good place to find out if any agencies near you are looking for work.

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