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(Senior) Creative Strategist/Copywriter

New York City

Day One is looking for a (Senior) Creative Strategist/Copywriter to join our Creative Strategy team. We are looking for a team member who can shape stories across a variety of clients. As a Senior Creative Strategist, you’ll help lead clients. You can put yourself in the shoes of other people—going beyond data and insights alone to make ideas human, impactful, and unexpected. You’ll be part of a team of writers, strategists, and other mixed background creatives, pushing the work as we build the agency for the next ten years.

Our company culture is at the core of everything we do. It defines our vibe. It’s what makes every day, Day One. We offer a highly collaborative environment where smart and passionate people come together to solve some of creative communications challenges. It’s no secret; we work hard — but only on the things we love. From the day this agency was created, we vowed to only work on projects that fire us up. And that’s not changing any day soon. We emphasize and value our relationships– after all, we’re powered by them. Our colleagues, clients, and partners are the most important part of our business.

This position is full time and is only available in New York.


This role will require supporting and developing ideas that connect to culture for our brand partners. The ideal candidate is obsessed with observing the world and harnessing unique insights. We are looking for a team member with a solid foundation and interest in dreaming up big ideas that can break through—no matter the channel. As a Creative Strategist or Senior Creative Strategist you’ll be expected to:

  • Partner with leads across the agency to integrate storytelling into all of our initiatives

  • Provide oversight on content strategy, design, creative and execution alongside production, communications and digital strategy leads

  • Support our team’s and our clients’ approach to creative executions

  • Bring fresh thinking and collaborative spirit to team when developing work

  • Be comfortable writing copy, supporting in tone of voice work for brands and think up new territories for connection


  • 3+ years of experience creating TikTok and Instagram campaigns for brands

  • Ability to surface consumer insights and identify trends

  • Experience bringing creative concepts/vision to life

  • Energetic and collaborative with a great work ethic

  • Experience taking projects from concept through activation

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to develop concepts and apply creative solutions to strategic business problems

  • Ability to iterate and evolve concepts with constructive feedback

  • Fluent in the digital and social story formats of today, and curious for the ones to come tomorrow

  • Thrive in a diverse environment and contribute to the overall culture of Day One

  • Strong time management skills to prioritize workload for quick-turn timelines

Major Bonus If You

  • Familiarity utilizing data/insights to shape ideas

  • Agency or platform-side experience

  • Have a background working on digital campaigns

Compensation + Benefits

We value all of our employees and are happy to provide comprehensive benefits to help support them holistically in the best way we can. We offer all our employees:

  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, Vision)

  • “Take-As-You-Need” Paid Time Off and Company Paid Holidays

  • Summer Fridays

  • Annual Technology Stipend

  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Company Credit Card

  • Uber Business Account

  • New Business Referral Bonus

  • Employee Referral Bonus

The Company is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base compensation range for this role is $65,000-$105,000 and this position is eligible for benefits that include medical insurance (health, dental, and vision), retirement plan, paid time off, paid parental leave, new business and employee referral bonuses, etc. Please note that the compensation information provided is a good faith estimate for New York City based hires only and is provided pursuant to the New York City Pay Transparency Law. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as candidates' relevant work experience, skills, qualifications, and location.