Copy Supervisor

Job ID
US-NY-New York
Copy & Content
Harrison / Star


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At Harrison/Star, our mission is to humanize science. We are innovators with purpose and an agency for good. We thrive on empathy—bringing a healthy dose of humanity and humility to the table, so we’re always bringing out the best in each other. It is our expertise that drives us to discover, to innovate, and to experiment. 


We use our voice to empower ourselves and one another.


Humanizing science is not for the faint of heart. It’s what we do. We think critically and originally to elicit change in healthcare, without letting complexity or ambiguity get in the way. We can’t do it alone, we are always learning and growing, which is exactly why we need you!

Copy Supervisor

The Copy Supervisor assists in creating a comprehensive copy platform for assigned accounts. The Copy Supervisor should demonstrate knowledge of the Client’s business and begin contributing strategic input into marketing/advertising initiatives.


Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in creating comprehensive copy platform for each assigned account
  • Work as a team with art directors to develop conceptual approaches to meet Client objectives
  • Demonstrate sound understanding of marketing 
  • Develop and contribute strategic input into marketing/advertising initiatives
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of Client’s business 
  • Attend regular status meetings 
  • Prepare and submit work for Med/Legal and DDMAC approval
  • Demonstrate adequate understanding of market research to create test materials and effectively attend research
  • Attend relevant trade shows and share learning’s with team
  • Develop positive, productive relationships with appropriate members of Client/Agency team
  • Maintain positive relationships with Editorial and Traffic 
  • Demonstrate high level of professional craftsmanship and superior writing skills
  • Be aware of, and familiar with, medical and scientific information that pertains to Agency brands
  • Maintain awareness of current advertising, marketing, and other communications
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in various forms of media
  • Write with minimal direct supervision 
  • Manage, mentor and supervise Junior Copywriters and Copywriters, if applicable 
  • Present effectively and clearly communicate creative concepts to sell Agency work to Clients
  • Follow jobs from startup into production
  • Review/edit copy within group to ensure that it is accurate, on strategy and creatively excellent
  • Route all copy to Associate Creative Director or Creative Director for review before it goes to client
  • Function autonomously on a day to day basis; but involve supervisor in major decisions

Additional Responsibilities

  • Communicate effectively and professionally both internally and externally
  • Demonstrate good problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate ability to set priorities while handling multiple projects and to delegate work appropriately
  • Remain calm despite high pressure situations
  • Project a professional, positive attitude toward peers and clients within the department and the agency
  • Uphold Agency quality standards in servicing the Client
  • Maintain accurate time sheets
  • Foster a positive team atmosphere demonstrating respect for peers and supervisors
  • Assist other members of department/team as needed when workload allows
  • Foster senior level partnerships with creative/account colleagues

 Management Responsibilities

  • Monitor, review and approve time sheets in terms of hours worked, if applicable 
  • Provide constructive and direct ongoing feedback
  • Evaluating (or helping to evaluate) team performance, resolve staff issues and generate performance reviews
  • Train (or help to train) new hires in process and procedures of the account
  • Monitor (or help to monitor) daily account workload


  • College degree
  • 3-6 years of copywriting experience
  • Some agency experience, including 1 year of direct-to-physician
  • Proficiency with word processing programs
  • Copywriter portfolio
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills 
  • Professional image
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously.

The range below represents the low and high end of the base salary someone in this role may earn as an employee of an Omnicom Health Group company in the United States. Salaries will vary based on various factors including but not limited to professional and academic experience, training, associated responsibilities, and other business and organizational needs. The range listed is just one component of our total compensation package for employees. Salary decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each hire.

  • $101,500- $129,000

Omnicom Health Group is committed to hiring and developing exceptional talent. We agree that talent is equally distributed, and we’re focused on developing diverse teams that can bring the best solutions to everything we do. We strongly believe that celebrating what makes us different makes us better together. Join us—we look forward to getting to know you.


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