Allergan Sr Copywriter - Pacific Communications in Irvine, California

Sr Copywriter - Pacific Communications

Irvine, California, United States at

Dec 04, 2018Post Date

185546Requisition #

Pacific Communications is a full-service healthcare agency that is a wholly own subsidiary of Allergan.

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

  • Reports to the ACD/Copy. Is responsible for the copy output of the brands for which he/she is responsible. Works in close collaboration with counterparts in the art department. Is expected to complete work in a timely fashion and within budgetary parameters.

  • Continually strives to elevate his/her level of creative ability consistent with the desire for growth and excellence implicit in the Agency’s vision, mission and values. Sustains an ongoing effort to keep up-to-date on current developments in communications as they apply to the copy/creative department.

  • Is responsible for being current and conversant with his/her brands and the competition. Expected to participate in, and be a valuable contributor to, Brand Blueprint sessions. Is expected to effectively present creative work both internally and externally.

  • Expected to understand and incorporate brand positioning, strategy and messaging into all brand work.

  • May be called upon to participate in new business pitches with the new business team as required.


  • Combined 3 to 5 years creative/copy experience, preferably in healthcare communications

  • Creative experience within the classic full-service healthcare agency environment


  • Four-year college education, preferably with a focus on English/comparative literature/etc., preferably some course work in the communication arts


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.