Copywriter, Aberdeen

We’re a worldwide creative agency. And we’re looking for a top notch copywriter.

The official job spec for a copywriter is:

To exceed client expectation through the generation and development of creative concepts and ideas for all written outputs designed by Fifth Ring for global clients and internal communications.

In reality, this means you’re an ideas person. An ideas person that can be persuasive with a pen. Someone with the fire and the flair for turning the dull into the delightful, from a bus side to a big mahoosive TV campaign.

This is a great opportunity to join an exciting creative team and work across all aspects of visual, aural and (oh go on then) tactile mediums. And we need someone that doesn’t acknowledge the impossible. Interested? Send us your CV and show us what you can do. Better still, write something convincing.

The role

  • Interpret briefs intelligently, generating creative written concepts and ideas for clients that best represent communication challenges
  • Develop creative copy and ideas for all Fifth Ring internal communications and collateral including web copy, job ads, values, branding, films, recruitment fairs and campaign ideas
  • Collaborate with the Creative Director as the driving force behind Fifth Ring’s creative idea led output
  • Work directly with clients to identify objectives and messaging in line with their strategy and input
  • constructive challenges to enhance clients’ communication concepts
  • Participate with our brand and strategy teams in key client workshops to ensure a good understanding of communication needs
  • Understand and apply Fifth Ring’s varied and various toolkits brand asset management; big long ideas: technology-enabled content strategy: pitch-to-win to ensure the best creative content
  • Contribute to the creative culture at Fifth Ring

The skills required

  • Excellent written English, particularly in spelling and grammar
  • A knowledge of art direction (ie know what kerning is)
  • Ability to easily absorb and interpret technical information
  • Interesting problem-solving skills
  • Well read across a variety of genres
  • Media savvy across all platforms
  • Good basic knowledge of oil and gas
  • Experience of working in a communications industry is preferable
  • Creative idea generation
  • Be a team player, not a diva

How To Apply

Keen to join our team? Send your CV and covering letter to Please read our applicant policy for details on how we use the information you provide.