Copywriter

Recruiter
MaxAd Recruitment Ltd
Location
London
Salary
£24000 - £30000/annum Benefits
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Copywriter: An experienced, energetic Copywriter is required to produce excellent, quality written content for this not-for-profit Christian organisation. Working in the Creative team you will support the Communications, Advocacy, Media and Church Development / Fundraising teams.

The ideal Copywriter will be able to copywrite across a range of genres and channels to help convey the organisation's message effectively.

This is a great opportunity for a Copywriter to develop with this organisation, managing and coordinating the work of a small creative team, including a Multimedia Producer and Graphic Designer. As Copywriter, you will provide optimal service to a variety of internal stakeholders and help improve the organisation's internal creative process.

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative Copywriter to join and grow with this organisation as it develops its communications structure and launches a new website.

This role would suit both graduates with a proven interest in developing a career in copywriting and more seasoned Copywriters with demonstrable team leadership ability.

Responsibilities:
* Copywrite across a wide range of genres and channels including:
* Call to action emails / letters (e.g. 'Prayer Alert emails)
* Comment pieces for online / print
* Campaigning / advocacy / promotional /marketing material
* Fundraising letters
* Resource booklets
* Occasional speeches / presentations
* Plan, oversee and evaluate creative processes across the team, ensuring work is delivered on time and to specification and that expectations are appropriately managed
* Improve internal creative processes:
* Improve the consistency of our messaging style and tone across our communications output
* Help internal stakeholders to ensure their immediate communication objectives serve the organisation's wider strategic communication objectives
* Introduce more effective tools for clarifying and sharpening creative briefs

Skills and Experiences:
* Educated to degree level, or equivalent experience
* Proven experience copywriting in a variety of genres
* Exceptional written and verbal communication skills - able to tailor the organisation's messages to different audiences, provoking interest
* Excellent attention to detail, able to proof-read, check facts and accurately express material
* Able to work in a team and help others translate general objectives into a precise creative brief
* Passionate about the organisation's campaigns and legal cases, and willing to represent them
* Willing to work flexibly including working / being 'on call' out of normal office hours, from time to time

Desirable:
* Experience in Journalism / Marketing / PR and / or fundraising
* Experience copywriting for web / video content
* Experience in speech / report writing
* Able to manage others, delegating as necessary
* Able to suggest how content might be best presented (e.g. social media promotion / video style/ layout)

There is an occupational requirement that the successful candidate be a practising Christian, committed to living in accordance with the organisation's statement of faith.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, articulate and ambitious Copywriter interested in working for this organisation which engages in Christian advocacy and campaigning and provides legal support to Christians who face challenges because of their religious identity. Competitive salary + genuine career development opportunities + lovely central London location + other benefits. Apply now for more details!

Closing date for applications: Monday 26th June