Copywriter

We are looking for a Copywriter to join Octopus Group in our Creative team. The successful candidate will be a writer or content specialist who will be responsible for creating and communicating the voice of our clients. They will work collaboratively with our Brand Engagement, Strategy & Planning and Demand Generation teams to ensure all copy tells a story that engages as well as generates awareness. And they will help to solve communication challenges and develop original content across a number of platforms.

As well as being good with straplines and short copy, the Copywriter is a proficient long-form writer, able to turn their hand to blogs, bylines, email and web copy. This role would suit a writer looking for their first or second job in content production.

The role:

  • Manage, write and edit content for Octopus Group’s clients as directed by the Head of Copy and Mid-weight Copywriter
  • Create content that helps to further establish the clients as thought leaders in their key
    industry segments
  • Work with the wider Creative team to ensure copy tone and style are consistent with visual tone and style
  • Work with Brand Engagement teams to understand business objectives and audience demographics for clients
  • Play an active role in developing campaign concepts
  • Support the Mid-weight Copywriter in creating content for rolling blog and case study programmes
  • Work on campaigns for Octopus Group clients, ensuring a consistent voice across all creative work
  • Check concepts against the creative brief to ensure they meet strategic goals and objectives
  • Ensure the quality, craft and implementation of all work done on projects

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Be commercially aware and seek out ways to make the team more cost effective
  • Keep on top of timesheets, communicating with the Head of Copy if a project is at risk of going over budget
  • Work with the Head of Copy and Mid-weight Copywriter to identify opportunities to promote Octopus Group’s integrated services where appropriate
  • Contribute to pitches and new business projects
  • Help to make Octopus Group a great place to work. Do your bit to build morale and to make work fun by demonstrating best practice in the Group values, mission and vision (noted below)
  • Be positive and a force for good in the team, encouraging the sharing of advice, knowledge and best practice – all working towards one goal
  • Contribute to an innovative, collaborative, and cooperative work environment
  • Support Group wide initiatives to help the Group achieve its vision

Reporting to:

You will report to the Head of Copy

Location:

222 Grays Inn Road, London

Salary:

Package designed to attract the right candidate, including our competitive benefits package of 27 days holiday, matched contributory pension, private medical care, flexible working, long-service sabbaticals, health cash plan, life assurance, childcare vouchers, free eye tests, new business and employee finder’s fees and lots more.

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