Connecticut Art Directors Club

May 2017

Jr. Copywriter

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Jr. Copywriter will work closely with other creative and client service personnel to develop marketing campaigns and motivating marketing messages for a variety of travel and leisure, casino, museum and educational, non-profit and other clients. Projects will include direct mail, web, advertising, collateral, email, newsletters and other forms of marketing communications focused on building brand and creating response.


  • Write clear, persuasive, original copy in a variety of styles with accurate spelling and grammar
  • Write, repurpose and edit content for a variety of marketing channels
  • Collaborate with creative team to determine the conceptual and copy direction of marketing initiatives and generate workable ideas and concepts
  • Interact with project team to understand business objectives and user goals
  • Maintain high standards of copywriting and exercise quality control on all copy
  • Amend, revise or redevelop campaigns in response to feedback from the creative director, senior writer, account service team or client
  • Work on several campaigns at once, under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Proofread and edit

Job Requirements:

  • • A bachelor’s degree or diploma in English, journalism, marketing, advertising, communications or a related field
  • A minimum of three years of marketing copywriting experience, preferably in an agency setting
  • Self-motivated with a keen enthusiasm for and demonstrable understanding of marketing techniques and concepts
  • Exceptional writing skills, including the ability to write in a range of voices and styles for varied projects with diverse audiences
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently, meet tight deadlines, brainstorm with other team members and introduce innovative ideas or concepts
  • Team and service-oriented attitude; arrogance, ego or diva-like tendencies are unacceptable
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Keynote


 Please send resumes to

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Junior Graphic Designer

Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017

Award-winning design agency seeks a Junior Graphic Designer for full-time, on-site work in western Massachusetts. BRIGADE is looking for a junior graphic designer with a degree in design and/or 2+ years of relevant, professional work experience. A successful candidate will be talented, self-motivated, and skilled at working with others. Depending on the candidate, we may require a full-time freelance trail before full employment can be offered.

BRIGADE is a group of 23 people with an incredible roster of national and local clients -- ranging from international hotels to skin care to spirits brands. Our Executive Creative Director is one of Graphic Design USA’s ‘People To Watch”. Our office is fast-paced and the work is high-profile -- focus under pressure is required.

We offer a full package of benefits including healthcare, dental, retirement, and set PTO. This is a salary position. We are located in beautiful western Massachusetts on a bike path. Our firm offers a great work-life balance in a part of the country known for its natural beauty and outdoor recreation.

2+ Years of non-school related portfolio work is required for consideration.

Things we value in a successful candidate:

  • Kick-Ass Aesthetic & Point of View
  • Great Type & Layout Skills
  • An Understanding of Production
  • Proficiency in the Creative Suite
  • Working Knowledge of Style Sheets, Templates, etc
  • Ability to Work with Others and Self-Manage Time
  • Focus, Dedication, and a Desire to Produce Great Work

Things to know before you apply:

  • This is not a remote position -- our office is in Hadley, MA.
  • Only strong portfolios will get responses (sorry, emails without portfolios will be ignored).
  • References are helpful and resumes should be relevant.
  • We work Monday--Friday and we are looking for full-time help.



Apply online here:


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Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017

Alexander Isley Inc. Designers, Redding, CT.

We’re looking for a new member of our team.


  • Organized and resourceful with excellent conceptual, presentation, production, and writing skills.
  • Easy to work with, eager, and smart.
  • Publication and interactive experience a definite plus.
  • We are also interested in designers with signage or exhibit design experience.
  • You have an engaging, thoughtful portfolio that demonstrates knowledgeable use of typography.
  • Mid-level: 4-6 years' professional experience.
  • You’re not a crabbie or a kook.


  • Small multidisciplinary firm.
  • We work on a dizzying array of assignments.
  • Our offices are in a green barn in the wilds of Redding, CT.
  • We get our way with clients 100% of the time.
  • We love what we do.
  • One of these things is a lie.

See more at

We are not considering recent graduates for this position.

We prefer applicants within a reasonable and realistic commuting distance. (If you live in NYC or past New Haven it would be an extraordinarily tough commute. Trust us.) 

We will only respond to inquiries that fulfill the listed qualifications. We look forward to hearing from you.


Please apply by email only. Email a letter explaining why you'd be a perfect fit for the job, along with a resume and link or.pdf of samples to

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