Copywriter / Content Writer

North Lambeth, UK
18 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a talented Copywriter or Content Writer looking for your next contract? Do you have at least one year's experience writing in a professional environment?

We're looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Copywriter to join us at Midrive on a 3-6 month contract, to help us in our mission to make first-time driving easier, safer and more affordable for everyone. This is an office based role however, we are open to exploring flexibility around working from home.

Midrive is a fast-growing startup reinventing first-time driving and insurance for the digital generation. We're a team of over 25 London-based tech whizzes, product developers, marketers and customer happiness advocates.

We work with over 3,000 fully qualified instructors across the UK who are all rated at least 4 out of 5 by learners. We run three apps to help learners to accelerate their progress and instructors to teach smarter. Best of all, our learners are 38% more likely to pass first time, in 17 fewer hours than the UK average.

Since our launch in 2013, over 300,000 young people in the UK have used our apps, data and tech to gain their independence. Recently, we were named Digital Business of the Year at the FSB London Business Awards and we were listed at number 19 in the Startups 100 list of the most exciting new businesses.

Want to help us build the future of learner driving & insurance? Join us!

What you'll be doing

You'll be working as part of our Marketing team to make a major contribution to our success.
* Support content creation, delivering exciting new content ideas that are fit for channel and purpose.
* Email marketing, blog and website content creation.
* Collaborating with marketing on content and copy for print and digital ads.
* Supporting the creation of other written material as necessary.

About you

* You have at least a year's worth of professional writing experience, ideally in a copywriting or content writing role.
* You speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically.
* You have a creative imagination and are capable of communicating new ideas in an exciting but practical way.
* You have a solid understanding of the role that online content and email communications have on the overall customer experience.
* With a startup mentality, you are self-motivated, a problem solver, ambitious, hard-working, collaborative, and want to have an impact on business performance.
* You have the ability to approach tasks as a team and to work in a fast-paced environment.
* You have excellent attention to detail, are well organized and have the ability to keep projects on track.
* You're able to show examples of past work.


* You're adept at using MailChimp.
* You have experience uploading and managing content using a CMS.
* You feel confident editing other peoples' work and providing constructive criticism.


We believe it's the people that work here that make us successful. Here are a few things you can expect working at Midrive:

* Friday beers
* Fun social events - recent adventures have included bowling and minigolf
* Puppy friendly office - if you have a furry friend, feel free to bring them into the office
* An office 5 minutes walk from Borough tube station

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