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Rob Soltan  
ACD/SR Copywriter
 
Awarded copywriter, concepter, brand strategist and skilled presenter. Able to juggle multiple assignments, moving targets, demanding clients, vague briefs, and limited budgets. Can work within the confines of the assignment, or build ideas into fully integrated campaigns across traditional, digital and emerging mediums. Adept at using wit and vocabulary to tell a story through headlines and long copy, without fear of navigating toward visually rich solutions that speak for themselves. Especially eager and passionate about ideating solutions that shatter the definition of traditional.

Specialties: Copywriting, Concepting, Presenting, Client Relationships, Strategy, Creative Direction, Decision Making, C2B and B2B, Promotional, Direct, Shopper Marketing, Interactive and Traditional Advertising and Marketing Solutions
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Rob Soltan Creative, Chicago, IL	2006 – Now
Award-winning copywriting and creative direction to various agencies and companies in Chicago and Michigan. Previous and current contracts include JWT Specialized (FedEx*, Resurrection Health Care, Western Union), Tribal DDB (Propel Fitness Water), The Bond Group (United Stationers), Altair Engineering, Fleetmatics, Bluedog Design LLC (Tidy Cats), CBD Marketing (Constellation Energy, College Illinois!), TWO/TEN (in contract), and Tungsten74 (in contract).

TWO/TEN (Formerly LAUNCH), Chicago, IL	2011 – 2013
Sr. Copywriter
Creative and copy lead on in-store, digital, social media and consumer promotions for PetSmart, ConAgra, BERNINA USA, Sour Punch Candy, Treasure Cave Blue Cheese, and State Fair Corn Dogs. Projects included experiential event, Facebook promotions and brand page content management, mobile and traditional websites, online advertising, print campaigns, and more.

Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago, IL	2007 – 2009
Copywriter
Development of promotional, packaging and digital content for Oscar Mayer Lunchables. Direct mail and brochure copy for CDW’s small-to-medium sized business solutions. Shopper, direct mail, and in-store copywriting for SC Johnson’s family of brands including Glade, OFF! and Scrubbing Bubbles. Experiential ideation for Edge Shaving Gel. Positions included time spent between O&M’s OgilvyAction and Redworks departments.

Celtic Marketing, Niles, IL	2005 – 2006
Copywriter
Awarded copywriter for a wide range of B2B and B2C clients and services including Wellmark International (Bug Repellents), Eastcastle and Newcastle Place (Retirement Communities) and Flexco* (Conveyor Belt Lacing). 

JWT, Chicago, IL	2004 – 2005
Jr. Copywriter
Traditional copywriter helping craft broadcast, radio and print solutions for Oscar Mayer, Kraft, Nabisco, Nestle, Illinois Board of Tourism, Western Union and Blockbuster Games


*AWARDS AND HONORS

2007 BMA Tower Award – Flexco 100th Anniversary Retrospective Book
2007 Davey Award – Flexco 100th Anniversary Retrospective Book
2007 WebAward – www.FedExAirOps.com - FedEx Employment Recruitment URL


EDUCATION

Michigan State University………….........................................B.A. in Advertising, 2001
Miami Ad School…………………….........................................Copywriting Program, 2004


 
REFERENCES

Ross Freedman - Former Creative Director, person I directly reported to at TWO/TEN (Launch)
ross.freedman@outlook.com
773-220-6170

Erin Pearson - Former Associate Creative Director, partner on most assignments at Launch
erincronin.pearson@gmail.com
773-960-7746

Liz Schwartz - Current Creative Director at Pkg Branding (a sister company of TWO/TEN)
liz.schwartz@pkgbranding.com
312-804-8807
Rob Soltan
Seeking
Full-time, Part-time, On-site, Off-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Experience
Senior
Skills
Writing, Creative Direction
Industry
Advertising, Marcomm
POST DATE: 03.28.2013
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