Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior Creative Copywriter

The creative minds at AKQA apply artistry and craftsmanship to strategic insight, to create and bring to life beautiful ideas that move the world. As skilled storytellers and conceptors, they work in a multidisciplinary environment to develop labours of love that delight customers and deliver results for clients. 

Copywriters play essential roles in the strategy, conception and writing of beautiful ideas, products and services. They bring exceptional creative thought and craft output, developing and delivering projects from the brief to end user.

As a Senior Copywriter, you will provide leadership for the brands you work on, create innovative concepts and push the idea through to the final outputs. Our output spans a wide spectrum of the latest and newest emerging platforms, encompassing UX/UI design, product development, visual design, prototyping, experience design, installations, mixed reality, film and animation.

Our Amsterdam studio is centrally located along the historic Herengracht canal. At AKQA, you will have access to world-renowned thought leadership from influential authors, athletes, artists and entrepreneurs. You will work in an environment which fosters a meritocratic culture and encourages ownership, and you will be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. 



- Possess not just exceptional copywriting skills, but the ability to implement strategic and conceptual thinking as well.

- Create and manage original, persuasive and conceptually compelling work for campaigns, content and experiences, across a variety of clients.

- Leads by example to inspire colleagues to originate pioneering ideas that deliver successful solutions.

- Listen to and respond to briefs, and question where there are gaps.

- Uncover new ways to incorporate emerging and new media formats into briefs, large or small.

- Demonstrates excellent narrative, grammar and spelling skills.

- Understand a brand’s tone-of-voice and write compelling, on-brand copy for a variety of audiences and media.

- Ability to develop tone-of-voice for brands, as well as formulate and write comprehensive guidelines.

- Confidently collaborate with, and present to, the client and with various teams within AKQA.

- Embrace challenges and inspire new ways of thinking.

- Responsible for driving projects with some supervision, and managing and mentoring junior members of the team.

- Work with client services, project managers and producers to ensure work is delivered on deadline and in line with agency and client standards.



- Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

- High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

- A compelling portfolio of work that demonstrates high-quality copywriting and concepting across a variety of projects.

- Proven creative success working in collaborative, multi-functional teams.

- Strong information presentation skills, visual and written.

- You have a breadth of cultural reference points.

- You have a drive to break boundaries and craft the best ideas of their kind in the world.

- You are passionate, driven and obsessed about your craft and stay on top of best practices in your field.

- Experience of nurturing client relationships.


AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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Senior Creative Copywriter — Amsterdam


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