Copywriter

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
Networkers
Place:
Northamptonshire
Date:
02/16/2017
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1289153

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Our Client are currently undertaking a project to redesign its website which will see the site moved to a modern WordPress platform, with the content focussing on promoting services to prospective clients.
Under the direction of Marketing Specialist, the successful applicant will be a key member of the project team and lead on:

. reviewing the content of the current site making recommendations for improvement

. engaging with heads of service to identify key messages for their service area

. developing a content management migration plan to ensure any (minor) changes made to current site content by existing editors are accurately reflected in the new content

. writing clear and relevant copy incorporating best practice design principles and applying the style policy
Essential skills

. excellent written and oral communication skills

. experience of copy writing for a specific audience and editing large volumes of text

. experience of applying a consistent style policy

. confidence in dealing with senior stakeholders and demonstrating best practice

. ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
Desirable skills

. knowledge of the WordPress content management system

. working knowledge of the Gov.UK style guide

. experience of writing copy specifically for websites and/or a digital audience

. knowledge of accessibility principles

. working knowledge of search engine optimisation
The successful applicant would need to be able to travel to office bases within Northampton or work remotely. On occasion, they may be required to travel to Cambridge or Milton Keynes.
This role is to start ASAP and will pay £200-£300 per day depending on experience (Umbrella)