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Senior Copywriter

  • Location

    Uxbridge, Middlesex

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Drew Derry

  • Job ref:

    37375DD_1554882752

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-10

  • Start date:

    02/04/2019

  • Consultant:

    Drew Derry

Senior Copywriter
Location: Uxbridge, UK
Salary: £30,000\£40,000 + Benefits

Summary:
A talented senior copywriter with a proven track record is needed as a part of a newly formed Content Marketing team. You will be an integral part of the business, working with key stakeholders across the organisation. As a senior copywriter you will demonstrate the ability to generate immaculate copy for every brief and write with a single, simple tone of voice thats consistent across all channels. A strong background in writing short form content and copy is required.
Comfortable and confident in your writing, in this role you will be a leading figure in a creative and marketing team. You will be expected to rise to any challenging brief with a keen eye for detail, and a drive to deliver the sharpest, most compelling copy.
You will help us achieve a new 'best in class' standard and you will actively contribute towards building a centre of excellence in content production, copy creation and proofreading. This role requires complete self-assurance, but you must be a team player - you must demonstrate the ability to deliver a clear message by collaborating across the business, as well as using initiative to seek out new trends and incorporate them into campaigns effectively.

Organisational Relationships:
*Work well at all levels within the company
*Collaborate with local, regional and global stakeholders to effectively communicate the content strategy
*Work closely with internal and external parties, Members, Customers and employees.
*Takes the initiative, but can also write to a tight brief when required
*Excellent communication skills - collaborates across the business departments for a consistent tone of message in all materials
*Mentor other copywriters, freelancers and/or executives if and when needed
*Not a "lone wolf" - must be a team player - build project groups and brainstorming teams for idea generation

Minimum Qualifications:
SKILLS:
*Able to write and craft exceptional copy - on a given subject - that is interesting, relevant and motivational for both customers (B2C) and Members (B2B)
*Have a proven background and provide a portfolio of experience demonstrating ideas and concepts
*Have proven experience in engaging high-quality copywriting and content development across a range of industries - for short, medium and long copy, content, headlines, article writing, advertorials and creative straplines
*Have proven experience in utilising SEO insights to drive content ideation and generation, and delivering copy for social media and digital platforms e.g. website
*Demonstrate excellent copywriting skills and a creative approach to SEO, Content and Social Media Marketing
*Understand the vision of the brand ability to research, identify and create appropriate materials that will appeal to both Customers and Members
*Possess strong Marketing knowledge, including experience in launching and tracking marketing initiatives and the ability to make solid strategic recommendations
*Demonstrate an exemplary command of English grammar, experienced in proofreading as well as developing copy for both Customers and the field i.e. Member training materials
*A storyteller by nature, must have the ability to be creative, engaging and write compelling copy
*Be persuasive, collaborative and engaging - demonstrate the ability to show a deep understanding of a creative brief for campaigns, product launches and all other brand activities
*Must have superior attention to detail and accuracy for spelling
*Must be extremely flexible, with experience in handling multiple projects with tight deadlines
*Possess a passion for words and the ability to communicate the essence of a story
*Demonstrate excellent communication skills, time management, project management and interpersonal skills
*Demonstrate strong work ethic. Be very solutions driven and results oriented
*Possess a positive 'can do' attitude - confident, team player
*Demonstrate ability to work on projects on their own but also share the vision to the wider marketing, product and content teams
*Must be experienced in completing extensive researches and conducting interviews - to find and create a compelling story
*FMCG, Health or Nutritional background would be an advantage
*A high level of skill using Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is essential, and experience with MS Project and Adobe PS, ID would be advantageous.

EXPERIENCE:
*6 - 8+ years of copywriting experience, with digital experience essential
*Understanding of UI copy for digital transformation projects would be advantageous
*Senior experience in writing, editing and proofing copy for both print and digital marketing initiatives that deliver results
*Proven experience in managing copywriting and content from ideation, content creation and creative design direction, through to launch and post-launch analysis
*High level of project management experience involving leading cross-functional teams.
*Previous experience mentoring junior team members and/or freelancers would be advantageous
*Experience working in a health and/or nutritional business would be very advantageous. As would working in a pan European capacity.

EDUCATION:
*Educated to Diploma or Degree Level, ideally in Marketing and/or English.
*Other European language skills would be an advantage.
*Background in journalism, agency, Consumer or B2B brands will be welcomed.


If you are interested in this role, can recommend anyone, or require further information please do not hesitate to contact Drew Derry on 01932 83 7792 or via email on