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Eden Marsh

Midweight Copywriter

Job Added: 05 June 2020
Applications Close: 05 July 2020
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: Hertfordshire
Salary: £30,000 to £32,000
Website: edenmarsh.co.uk

Are you a seasoned writer and creative problem-solver with an enquiring mind, plenty of initiative and lots of common sense? Do you have a strong portfolio of powerful, commercial, creative writing?

We’re recruiting on behalf of a leading online retailer to find a talented Copywriter who will provide leadership and creative support across their three core brands.

What are we looking for?

  • You live to write, develop and present great work.
  • You write like a dream across a wide range of channels, including marketing; social media; content; merchandising, and advertising.
  • Specifically, you’ll be a pro at turning fiddly, data-led business briefs into clear, warm and nuanced customer comms.
  • You’re comfortable working alone, or as part of a creative team with an art director or designer.
  • Your communication skills are admirable, and your common sense underpins your work.
  • You’re able to coordinate and manage your time and projects: attend kick-offs, presentations, interim and feedback meetings, and communicate work stream status efficiently to stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and is essential, we all know autocorrect is nobody’s friend. You’re able to proofread, spell, edit and handle copy accurately.
  • You understand your intended audience, demonstrating the importance of consistent customer experience and view each job or channel as part of an overall whole.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, plus good commercial awareness.

Key skills:

  • Advanced skills in writing customer-facing copy; content (inc. SEO); digital comms; print comms; PPC / paid search advertising; social media; UX; web; advertising (inc. TV/radio); branding (inc. brand guidelines).
  • Understand what business owners are asking for, and translate that into commercial, powerful, creative solutions.
  • Easily work within defined tone of voice and brand style guides. Ensure that all copy is consistent with the brand voice, style and tone.
  • Effectively communicate your thinking to colleagues and/or business owners.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of best practice for web, email and mobile communications, including accessibility.
  • Work with art directors or designers to establish conceptual direction and combine verbal and visual elements in a way that maximises a message's impact. Ability to concept and present ideas, including scamps, mood boards and storyboards is desirable.
  • Experience in retail/FMCG eCommerce preferable but not essential.

How to apply

If interested please send your CV and folio through to [email protected]