Graduate Copywriter (German national required)

Ultimate Products Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Due to continued growth and business expansion into 2017, the team at Ultimate Products are on a major recruitment drive to fill a number of job roles within the Graduate Development Scheme.

Based in Greater Manchester, UK, Ultimate Products Ltd has experienced huge growth on account of our branded strategy, adding top brands such as Progress to our already extensive brand portfolio which includes names such as Beldray, RussellHobbs, Salter and Disney. With a focus on branded products including Housewares, Electrical and Audio items, we’re dedicated to providing high quality products at competitive prices.

As the company prepares for another exciting year, we are seeking ambitious and motivated graduates to join our ranks and assist with the upcoming business expansion. As a graduate trainee within the Graduate Development Scheme, you are provided with a role-specific personal development plan, regular reviews and feedback plus one-to-one and group training sessions. If you’re a recent graduate or due to graduate in 2017, our trainee roles offer a unique opportunity for practical experience and career progression within an international business.

Due to the planned expansion of our Online department, the Company is currently looking for a German-speaking graduate who can take on the role of GraduateCopywriter within the busniess. In this role, you will be responsible for writing quality copy for product listings and maintaining our branded websites in order to enable volume sales. This is an ideal role for a recent graduate wanting to get into the copywriting field and apply their writing skills and language ability in a professional business setting.

Due to the nature of this role, it is important the candidate possess sound knowledge and command of the German language. Excellent written and verbal communication in German is essential, plus an understanding of the German product market is integral. Therefore, German nationals are especially desired.

Key responsibilities:

  • To accurately convert basic product specification text into high quality product copy (in English & German) and upload to our online platforms.

  • To complete day-to-day operation and support of online databases and book listings through the creation of excellent online copy.

  • To ensure all product copy on licensed websites is accurate and up-to-date.

  • To consistently upgrade existing listings under the new format across multiple channels.

  • To work closely with the Photography team to ensure all product range images are readily available for licensed websites.

  • To regularly check marketing and social media compatibility for all websites.

  • To use Sage to obtain all necessary information required to complete product specification copy.

  • Assist with the creation of PR/branding related copy where necessary.

  • To manage and update internal product copy databases.

Our graduates play a key part in today’s business and in the development of the company for the future. With over 80 graduates now enrolled on the scheme, we have a proven track record of providing dedicated training, support and career guidance to our trainees. Our roles are ideal for recent grads aiming to utilise their skills within a professional and commercial environment.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Recent degree qualification, preferably at 2:2 level or above.

  • Native language German and possess a sound understanding of the language.

  • At least 6 months work experience, preferably within an office environment.

  • Strong IT skills, particularly in Excel. The ability to use Mac programs e.g. Photoshop, InDesign is advantageous.

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

  • Hard working, self-motivated and able to work in a timely manner with minimal supervision.

  • Local to the Greater Manchester area or able to commute.

Fit our criteria?

Our Graduate Development Scheme offers a unique opportunity for graduates to get their foot in the door in a variety of challenging and rewarding industries. If you’re looking for a new career path or to set out on the career ladder in 2017, we want to hear from you!

To apply, submit your CV and covering letter to our recruitment team and we’ll get back to you if your application is successful.

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