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Top 25 Corporate Copywriter Interview Questions

Question 1 of 28
Why do you want to be a corporate copywriter?
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Question 2 of 28
How does this job fit into your career goals?
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The candidate should discuss why the job of copywriter is the perfect fit for them at this stage of their life. Everyone has different reasons for applying for a job, and the candidate should talk about why this job is a good fit for them based on prior experience and where they hope to be in the future. The candidate should discuss what they hope to gain in this job to make them even more successful in the future.

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"I feel that this job is a good choice for me right now because I have been writing for a number of years but have not yet found a career I am passionate about. I love the core values of your company and I would like to be a spokesperson for your company through writing and I feel that this will help me grow as a writer and in my other passions as well."
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Question 3 of 28
Where do you see yourself five years from now?
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The candidate should discuss their short term career goals, especially where they hope to progress within the company to which they are applying. A hiring manager is looking for someone with the ambition to continue learning and growing in their position, yet will do so within their company. While the future is uncertain, the candidate should remain positive about making steps to improving their work and being a great copywriter for the company.

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"In five years from now, I see myself being the leading copywriter for your company. I also believe I will greatly grow your outreach program into the community. I believe with my copywriting work, I will help grow your company and reach other customers you would not have reached otherwise."
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Question 4 of 28
What unique skills do you bring to our company?
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The candidate should find ways to set his or herself apart from the rest with unique skills or characteristics that make them a great worker and a great fit for the job. The candidate may have a specific personality trait that resonates with the company, with their writing style, and more.

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"I believe I am a unique candidate because I used to work for a news station and write press releases for the company. I have worked with many companies and have written copy for a whole variety of topics, and I look forward to bring my excited and energetic personality to the table for just one topic."
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Question 5 of 28
Why do you want to work for our specific company?
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A corporate copywriter must hone their writing skills and tone to the specific company they write for. Whether is is a clothing company, a high tech device creator, a medical office, or a school, the copywriter must be a good fit for the style of writing expected out of that business. They should answer this question by talking about why they believe they will be a good worker for the specific company and why they want to be a part of their company.

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"I want to work for your company because I believe in the tools you sell and I honestly believe in the products you have. For that reason, I believe your specific company is one that I want to represent, and that will resonate in my writing."
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Question 6 of 28
Do you consider yourself a quick or slow writer?
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Question 7 of 28
Do you consider yourself attentive to detail?
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Question 8 of 28
What are your salary expectations?
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Question 9 of 28
How well do you work with managers giving instruction and criticism?
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Question 10 of 28
Have you progressed in your career as you had hoped?
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Question 11 of 28
What similarities are there between you and our company?
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Question 12 of 28
How do you form relationships with contacts and other companies?
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Question 13 of 28
Why should we trust you to paint our company in the best light possible?
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Question 14 of 28
Do you prefer to work full or part time?
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Question 15 of 28
How would you describe the tone in which our company writes?
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Question 16 of 28
What experience do you have as a copywriter?
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Question 17 of 28
What is your background in writing?
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Question 18 of 28
Do you have any experience with advertisement or marketing?
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Question 19 of 28
What is your experience in the business department?
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Question 20 of 28
What is your favorite part about being a copywriter?
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Question 21 of 28
Why does the corporate world interest you?
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Question 22 of 28
What is your least favorite part about the job?
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Question 23 of 28
How well do you work under tight deadlines?
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Question 24 of 28
How do you describe your writing style?
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Question 25 of 28
What is your experience writing press releases?
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Question 26 of 28
Do you consider yourself creative?
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Question 27 of 28
Do you feel you have a good grasp on our company's values?
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Question 28 of 28
Have you ever taken a role in a company you regretted?
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About Corporate Copywriter

August 17th, 2017

A corporate copywriter oftentimes works as a freelancer for a business operation and is responsible for writing anything they will use to promote their business and interact with the public. This includes writing brochures, manuals, press releases, weekly emails, and advertisements. A corporate copywriter should have deep understanding of the business world and should know much about corporate companies and practices. They should be able to work on a quick deadline to complete these short written tasks for companies.

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