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Simen Braathen

Copywriter

Oslo, Norway
Work Experience
Oslo, Norway
Aug 2013Present
Copywriter
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2011Jun 2013
Creative/Copywriter
Part of core team building a New York agency for Leo Burnett Worldwide.
Boulder, CO, USA
Jun 2010Oct 2010
Interactive Copywriter Intern
Developed interactive campaigns and creative executions for clients including Microsoft, Burger King, Hulu and the launch of Windows Phone 7.
Oslo, Norway
Jan 2000Jun 2010
Freelance
Music marketing & promotion
Responsible for promoting more than 200 concerts and tours throughout Scandinavia, including award winning artists such as 50 Cent, Lady Gaga, Al Green, Ne-Yo and Lil Wayne.

Developed innovative music marketing strategies for clients like Sony Music and Universal Music Group, to successfully introduce new artists to the Scandinavian market.

Created event sponsorships and marketing opportunities for brands including Coca-Cola, Nokia and Skullcandy.
Oslo, Norway
Feb 2010Jun 2010
TBWA
Copywriter Intern
Developed an interactive content sharing platform where fellow creators worldwide could “recycle” their discarded ideas. The best ideas were brought back to life through an art installation in Oslo. The project received more than 10.000 contributions from 76 different countries and was covered by international industry press.
Education
Oslo, Norway
Aug 2007Jun 2010
Copywriter
Trondheim, Norway
Aug 2005Jun 2006
Languages
 
English (Fluent), Norwegian (Native)
Skills
 
Concept Development, Interactive Advertising, Music Marketing, Storytelling
Awards
2013
Best of Show - One Show Entertainment
2013
Gold, Branded Entertainment & Content
2013
Bronze, Public Relations
2013
Silver, Integrated/Direct
2013
Silver, Direct
2013
Bronze, Branded Content & Entertainment
2013
2 Shortlist, PR
2013
2 Shortlist, Media
2013
2012
Finalist - Integrated