MICHAEL ROSEN SENIOR COPYWRITER
Hi! I’m Michael Rosen, an award-winning Senior Copywriter with over 15 years experience working in all media in London and San Francisco. I hope you’ll enjoy looking at a few examples of my work on the following pages. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 07521 315 617.
These are the agencies I’ve worked for:
And these are some of my clients:
San Francisco Cohn & Wells Euro RSCG Foote, Cone & Belding Direct West Kessler Pacific
Bank of America Barclays Global Investors (iShares) Blue Shield of California GE San Francisco Zoo Varilux Visa Washington Mutual Bank Wells Fargo Women’s Initiative Working Assets Long Distance YMCA of San Francisco
London Burnett Associates Joshua (Grey Integrated) Sheard Thomson Harris Streets Financial And some awards my work has won: British Direct Marketing Awards MIXX Awards Echo Awards John Caples International Finalist Pioneer Awards Professional Fundraising Awards International Fundraising Workshop Awards
UK AirMiles Autodesk Barclays Bank, Barclays Stockbrokers Cable & Wireless Greenpeace UK Insight Investment (Royal Bank of Scotland) FTSE London Eye Norwich & Peterborough (S&L) Royal Mail Zurich Bank
Working Assets Long Distance rosenwriter@ gmail.com
DM, print ads and flyers for the socially-aware telephone company. A percentage of the bill is forwarded to progressive causes, and the bills double as political newsletters.
Insight Investment (part of Royal Bank of Scotland), UK rosenwriter@ gmail.com
Two print ads from a huge multimedia campaign launching and branding this stockbroking arm of a leading UK bank. The launch coincided with the last stock market bust; much of our messaging addressed this directly.
iShares, from Barclays Global Investors rosenwriter@ gmail.com
iShares are exchange-traded funds, allowing professional and individual investors easy access to specific markets. For over two years I wrote their emails and online advertising, including static and animated banners, as well as chunks of their website.
Washington Mutual rosenwriter@ gmail.com
For nearly three years, I wrote DM, collateral, ads, banners and more for WaMuâ€™s retail banking, home loans and credit card divisions.
Better Homes and Gardens / WaMu rosenwriter@ gmail.com
As well as writing copy for existing WaMu customers, I helped WaMu to pitch for new credit card affinity partners. These ad concepts are part of a pitch that WaMu made for the proposed Better Homes and Gardens rewards credit card.
Greenpeace UK rosenwriter@ gmail.com
Greenpeace UK was probably my most rewarding client of all. Almost every mailer and ad doubled as a piece of campaign literature. Above are sections of a mailer raising funds and awareness to fight the destructive trade in mahogany.
Help the Aged, UK rosenwriter@ gmail.com
Parts of two fundraising mailers. Bottom left and centre raised money for Alzheimerâ€™s Disease research, with an endorsement from Judi Dench; top and bottom right are part of a pack requesting funds to help isolated elderly people get together with others at Christmas.
Womenâ€™s Initiative, San Francisco rosenwriter@ gmail.com
Womenâ€™s Initiative is an admired and successful charity that runs training courses for women living in poverty, helping them to start and run their own businesses. I had the privilege of writing many of their fundraising pieces and other collateral for more than two years.
Zurich Bank UK rosenwriter@ gmail.com
Zurich Bank aggressively marketed itself as a more rewarding alternative to Britainâ€™s Big Four high street banks, using ads and mailers like these. I also wrote a number of mailers for its insurance division.
Fox / WaMu rosenwriter@ gmail.com
Another affinity project for Washington Mutual credit cards: the new Fox Entertainment Rewards Credit Card. Media included DM and online.
Lexus Pursuits Visa card / WaMu rosenwriter@ gmail.com
WaMuâ€™s Lexus Pursuits Visa card offered cardholders the chance to earn Lexus rewards, including a new Lexus. Here I positioned the card as the key to your next Lexus, accelerating your ownership dreams.
Wells Fargo rewards credit cards rosenwriter@ gmail.com
Newsletters, activation DM, cross-sell and more for Wells Fargoâ€™s range of credit card rewards programs.
Norwich & Peterborough, UK (Savings and Loans) rosenwriter@ gmail.com
This work won our agency the business for this building society. A dramatic departure in look and tone, we focused on the benefits of the organizationâ€™s proud lack of shareholders.
San Francisco Zoo rosenwriter@ gmail.com
This was fun. Part of an invitation a few years ago to a fundraising dinner for a new $1million â€œJungle On Wheelsâ€? habitat, designed to make the wild cats feel more comfortable at San Francisco Zoo.
Varilux lenses rosenwriter@ gmail.com
Marketing to opticians, the piece on the left was a striking full-page ad, while the right was a flyer incentivizing Varilux sales, offering entries into a drawing to win a holiday.
Blue Shield of California rosenwriter@ gmail.com
A postcard mailer for one product and part of a DM pack for another, these are two of a number of projects I wrote for Blue Shield of California.
AutoCAD, UK rosenwriter@ gmail.com
I wrote a lot of AutoCADâ€™s British print ads and collateral a few years ago. AutoCAD are world leaders in computer-aided design software for architects.
The London Eye, UK rosenwriter@ gmail.com
Londonâ€™s most popular tourist attraction, the British Airways London Eye, carries visitors high above the city. These billboards and online banners, some playing on the name and dodgy reputation of the London Underground transit system, advertised crowd-free ways to travel.
YMCA San Francisco rosenwriter@ gmail.com
There are plenty of kids who donâ€™t have a chance of taking even a short holiday. This mailer asked for donations to give a child a place at a YMCA summer camp.
Michael Rosen, Senior Copywriter rosenwriter@ gmail.com
Give me a call at 07521 315 617, or drop me a line anytime at email@example.com. I look forward to hearing from you!
Published on Feb 22, 2012
Some of my work for financial, charity and other clients. If you'd like to get in touch, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.