Copywriting

For Advertising & Marketing

A copywriting course that will improve your ability to write and sell.

"Sell what?"

Products, services and yourself.

Advertising, blogging, print/press, radio, tv, cinema & social media/digital.

Writing that engages on every level.


This copywriting course has 6 modules covering:

What is copywriting & how to write great copy.

Copywriting specifically to do with Print/Press, Radio,

TV/Cinema, Social Media/Digital together with case studies and tasks.

How to become a professional copywriter & what you must know and DO to be a successful copywriter.

Eugene Ruane
Eugene Ruane
Course Author/Senior Instructor

About the instructor

Eugene Ruane is an award-winning Senior Copywriter, Creative Director, Group-head and Author.

He began working at Saatchi & Saatchi London in 1980.

In his 17 years there he went from junior copywriter to senior writer, group-head and a director of the company.

In the same period, the agency went from medium-sized British agency to the biggest and most successful agency in the world.

He went on to work around the world for McCann Erickson satellite, Amster Yard in New York, Saatchis in New Zealand, Publicis in Dublin (where in his head of copy role they became Ireland’s most awarded creative agency).

Eugene now freelances for agencies around the world, is an author and a board director with the international advertising and creative festival, the Kinsale Sharks - www.kinsalesharks.com




Awards include:

Cannes Lions (full set - Gold, Silver, Bronze),

Epicas (Europe), Clios (U.S), Sharks (international),

Campaign (UK) Axis (NZ) Award (Aus) ICAD (Ire).

Positions filled:

Senior Copywriter. Group-head. Head of copy.

Creative director. Board director.

Co-author of ‘This And That, Here And There.’ (see Amazon).

Board member with the Kinsale Sharks www.kinsalesharks.com

Degree S.I.A.D - Society of Industrial Art and Design.

DipLCM Creative Radio Advertising.




What people say about Eugene!


"Eugene Ruane was certainly one of our most valuable assets, not only as a highly talented creative thinker but, importantly, as one of those key people who have the personality to make a large, often disparate and competitive department of people gel together better as colleagues. His work always pushes the creative boundaries and is always innovative and distinctive which of course is just what was required at the world’s largest advertising agency. He stands up for his creative ideas and is a persuasive presenter. He’s good. He has legions of friends in the advertising world who remain loyal and in touch always, a real testament to his personality."

Roger Manton. Former Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi London.


"Eugene's reputation as a creative proceeded him, twenty two years at the top of his game with multi National and International awards to his credit including the coveted ‘Cannes Lion'.

Eugene very quickly put his stamp on our agency by raising our Creative Profile, through his unique creative ability. We soon became the leading creative force within the industry - winning countless awards and 'pitches' on a regular basis.
Eugene would regularly be asked to 'chair' or be a judge at national and international Award Ceremonies.

To summarise - 30 years experience at the top of his profession having worked in leading agencies around the world (London, New York, Paris, New Zealand, Dublin), enhancing the Creative profile of every agency he ever worked. He became a mentor to young creatives who have since moved on to more senior positions in other agencies. Eugene is an outstanding communicator and very entertaining company."


Anton McClelland. Former Executive Creative Director, Publicis QMP Dublin.


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Course Curriculum