How to be a copywriter

Monday, June 25, 2007

End-of-month drinks - Friday 29th June

For those of you that are hungry for more after Saturday’s party or if you missed it and want to make amends, you are cordially invited to the Collective end-of-month drinks on Friday from 5pm until 7pm – Vijzelstraat 67.


And for those truly insatiable party animals – the night continues at last Payday party ever – 10pm to 5am – Warmoestraat 121.






Monday, June 11, 2007

Monday, June 04, 2007


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2 new members

Maternity leave

Full-time job vacancies

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Maternity leave

Sandra has left for maternity leave. We wish her the best of luck and look forward to welcoming her back in October.



Creative Director Moscow

Ideal candidate is young (35 maximum) and very bright. The candidate ought to have cannes and/or golden drum awards during the last three years. 6-8 years in advertising, 2-3 years as grouphead in the network agency or boutique type of agency. The person has to have "international mentality". Great manager and creative driver for Russian teams. Clients: Telephone company, 2 pharma brands, 2 bank brands, 1 retail brand, one social advertiser (safety driving) and lot's of new business.


Full-time copywriter vacancy near Amsterdam

For an international electronics company’s European Marketing Department we are looking for an English-language copywriter. You will be part of the creative team working on concepts for end user-, dealer- and press communication such as Consumer Electronics, Direct Marketing, B-to-B and Retail Direct. You will be responsible for writing feature articles, brochures, advertising, newsletters, press releases and website content as well as copy for store signage, window dressings, commercials and infomercials. Furthermore you will support the translation process in calibrating all involved translators and evaluators. Job requirements:

• Quick copy skills and innovative ideas;

• Understanding of the CE market;

• Good technical understanding;

• Good client skills and an analytical mind;

• Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team;

• Strong feel for quality;

• Native English speaker;

• Good knowledge of the Dutch language; German and French are advantageous;

• Result driven, deadline and detail oriented;

• Work well under pressure.


New members


We’re delighted to welcome the following freelancers:


 HANNES WINKLER - Copywriter

 Strawberryfrog, Springer &. Jacoby, Jung von Matt






ALEXANDRA LIER – Art director

Jung von Matt, Leo Burnett, Clemenger BBDO Sydney
Freelance and author "of the book speedseekers":
Leo Burnett, JVM, Mr Wolf, Avantgarde, Puma, DDB,
Lucie P Filmproduktion, Motoraver Magazin, Kittentoshi Bureau,
BBDO, Kinoherz Filmproduktion, Unique Records,
Amanda Bar,
BMZ, Publicis, Plantage, Springer Verlag, Castrol, JVM, Scholz und Friends,
Springer & Jacoby, Das Werk




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Monthly drinks

End-of-month drinks will be on Friday 29th June. If you haven’t had a chance to see the new office please come by then.


You can read other news items and keep up-to-date with the goings on via our blog


All the best,


Jack and the Team