Douglas Clark offers copywriting, speechwriting, and strategic message development services that complement clients' in-house capabilities, enabling companies to achieve marketing and communications goals more quickly and easily.
Drawing on more than 12 years of agency and independent experience in corporate and marketing communications, Douglas produces results for clients in a wide variety of industries, including health care and medical technology, finance, consumer goods, publishing, software development, information technology, nonprofit, higher education, and others.
Working with agencies and direct clients in the New York area and across the country, Douglas tailors his approach to each project based on the client's needs, working within the framework of existing campaigns or developing new ideas and messages to meet goals.
Experienced in both print and online media, Douglas's work has helped generate prospects and sales, inform shareholders, and create media interest for companies large and small, with clients including The Coca-Cola Company, Hewlett-Packard, Firstlogic, New York University, The Abernathy Group, and others.
Douglas is also a proven speechwriter and has authored numerous major executive speeches and presentations that have been delivered throughout the U.S. and on five continents.
Douglas began his career at Harvard Translations, Boston, a firm specializing in the adaptation of corporate communications and marketing materials for foreign markets. He later served as manager of language services at TransImage, a New York-based advertising, design, and corporate communications agency, where he managed teams of copywriters to create multilingual marketing campaigns and corporate communications programs. In this position, he was also responsible for market research, including focus groups and surveys for clients such as MasterCard International and Duracell.
Douglas graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in literature from Boston College and studied history and literature at the Sorbonne in Paris.