Product Copywriter – 3 month fixed contract

Position: Copywriter – Contract basis

Start date: Immediate

Hours: 3-month fixed term contract. Full time Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:30 at our Wokingham office

Salary: £18,000 (Pro Rata)

Reporting to: Head of Content

Job Summary:

Our digital marketing agency in Berkshire is seeking a keen writer to join us on an 3-month fixed term contract to create engaging product copy for a high street retailer. No experience is required, but good written communication and attention to detail is a must. Students are welcome, as the contract is expected to finish end of September.

In this role you’ll be responsible for researching and writing numerous accurate, engaging and commercially-focused ecommerce product descriptions for a variety of consumer goods. You’ll enjoy writing and will be able to confidently research and write large volumes of copy to clear tone of voice guidelines. Excellent spelling and grammar is essential, as is a strong eye for detail and good time management.

During the 3 months, you will be working full-time as an extension of our Content team within our office in Wokingham.

Daily tasks will include:

  • Writing persuasive web product descriptions for a range of consumer goods
  • Researching existing product information to identify the key features and the main selling points of each product
  • Checking that all product information is accurate and in line with latest manufacturer information
  • Ensuring copy matches client tone of voice guidelines and target audiences
  • Working with the wider Content team to edit and refine copy where necessary, in line with client feedback
  • Uploading copy to the site

Ideally you will have:

  • A degree in English or a Humanities subject, or be in the process of completing a degree in this area
  • The ability to write quickly and to a consistently high quality
  • Excellent written English, good research skills & attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, to deadlines and to prioritise your workload
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • An interest in digital marketing is desirable but not required

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to jobs@redhotpenny.com.

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