Resume

Will Benham
wmbenham@gmail.com
(678) 938-7528
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Fitzco // McCann
Associate Creative Director // October 2017 - Present
Senior Copywriter // July 2015 - September 2017
Concepting for Coke, Navy Federal Credit Union, Carrabba's, New Business, and more.

Muhtayzik-Hoffer
Freelance Senior Copywriter // May 2015 - June 2015
Netflix, Audi, and advanced living out of a suitcase.

EVB
Senior Copywriter // March 2014 - May 2015
Enjoying the perks of living in Colorado and making sweet ads for JCPenney, MiO, Maxwell House, Gevalia, Ebates.com and more.

JWT Atlanta
Copywriter // March 2013 - March 2014
Vinegar based creativity applied liberally to SCANA Energy, Pennzoil Motor Oils, Jiffy Lube, Shell Fuel, Fuel Rewards Network, Twin Peaks, Nokia and New Business.
+ One of 10 creatives across the global network selected for the Shell Global Creative Collision in 2013.
+ Part of the team that concepted and presented the winning Twin Peaks pitch.

Victors & Spoils
Freelance Copywriter // February 2013
Top secret stuff. If I told you any more, I'd have to kill you. 

Crispin, Porter + Bogusky
Copywriter // September 2012 - February 2013
Thinking thoughts and writing words for Bing, Triscuit, Kraft Mac and Cheese, Dominos, Jell-O, and Windows Phone.

Copywriter Intern // June 2012 - August 2012
Abused a well-stocked employee kitchen, and made magic for Jell-O, Kraft Mac and Cheese, Bing, and some other randos.

TTI North America // June 2009 - September 2010
Field Sales Rep for Milwaukee, Ridgid, Ryobi – August 2009 - September 2010
Stocked shelves at Home Depot and sold power tools to the general public. 
+ Placed in the top 25% of sales reps while rocking the most stressful sales territory in the nation.

Awards
2017- Radio Mercury Award Winner (Quikrete Long Story Short)
2017- Bronze Clio (Quikrete Long Story Short)
2017- Bronze London International Award (Quikrete Long Story Short)
2017 - Clio Shortlist (Coke Summer)
2014 - One Show Finalist (Jell-O Jigglevision)
2012 - CMYK #54 - Top 100 New Creatives
2012 - 2nd Place A+ Student Competition (Atlanta Beltline Partnership)
2011 - 2nd Place Creative Circus Fantasy Football League
2004 - Most Improved Defenseman Blessed Trinity Lacrosse

Education
Creative Circus // 2010 - 2012
Copywriting Program
Heard a lot of jokes about clown college.

Clemson University // 2005 - 2009
BS in Marketing; Minor in Advertising
Lots of fun. Little learning.