Resume

Will Benham
wmbenham@gmail.com
(678) 938-7528
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Fitzco // McCann
Creative Director // March 2019 - Present
Associate Creative Director // October 2017 - February 2019
Senior Copywriter // July 2015 - September 2017
Concepting for Coke, Navy Federal Credit Union, Carrabba's, New Business, and more.

CoFounder/CoLeader of the Misfitz - Fitzco’s internship program
Started from nothing to create a year-round creative internship program complete with dedicated mentors, career advice, and real-world experience. So far we’ve converted four Misfitz into full-time employees and placed our graduates at agencies like Wieden-Kennedy, Goodby Silverstein and Partners, Arts and Letters, Mekanism, and plenty of other no-good, intern-thieving agencies.

They used to call this a Copy Lead
Help interns, juniors, and new hires find their feet at Fitzco with how to concept booklets, idea writeup packets, script templates, and deep chats about copywriting.

Volunteer with our D&I team: I was elected head of women’s diversity. My only act as head of women’s diversity was to find a woman to be head of women’s diversity.

Say the uncomfortable things - You know that one person who says what everyone is thinking? Yeah, that’s me.

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.

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.