We work hard. We play hard. And we only hire the best.

Now accepting applications (or bribes) for the following position(s):

Senior Copywriter

OBI Creative is looking to add a full-time senior copywriter to our creative team in the Des Moines or Omaha area. Obviously, we expect an advertising copywriter to demonstrate a command of language and deliver highly creative concepts, but the ideal candidate will be able to think about the marketing challenge as whole – well beyond the killer headline. We want your ideas, not just your words. If you are looking for a position where you can become the voice of a brand, contact us to get started.

P.S. Be ready to share your best samples.


Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, journalism, business communications or related discipline.


Minimum 5-7 years’ experience. Background in agency environment or working with multiple accounts preferred.


  • Experience with a wide variety of media formats & tone – you should be as comfortable writing a messaging map as this job description
  • Knowledge of copywriting best practices for both online and offline tactics, including direct mail, TV & radio, outdoor, search engine optimization (SEO), blogging, social media, mobile, etc.
  • Strong verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills (we are in the communication business, after all)
  • Familiarity with the AP Stylebook, and willingness to learn and love a client’s brand standards
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Docs and/or Adobe Creative Suite a plus (blogging platforms and social media apps a big plus)
  • Thick skin (hey, edits happen) and a positive attitude


  • Researching, attending meetings, conducting interviews and brainstorming as needed to write copy for a variety of projects based on a creative brief and client input
  • Working closely with team leads, creative directors, strategists and designers to develop a unified, effective concept
  • Turning sometimes complex ideas into easy to understand, engaging copy
  • Maintaining consistent voice of a brand for everything from postcards, newsletters, radio spots, etc. to more intensive, long-term efforts such as tagline development, messaging maps, content strategy plans and editorial calendars
  • Building relationships with clients and participating in concept presentations
  • Helping brands succeed with creative problem-solving and big-picture thinking
  • Managing multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment
  • Asking questions, challenging traditions & being nice while doing it

Employment Classification

Salaried, full-time permanent

To apply for this position, please email cover letter and resume to:

Kristin Olson, HR Manager

New Business

Kevin Hutchison

Vice President of Client Relations and Business Development



Ann Pedersen

Director of Communication and Marketing Strategy



Lana LeGrand

Vice President of Operations and Leadership