"I'd always felt forgotten about by the other agencies but instantly felt that Purely were as passionate as myself in finding my new role. Within 5 days Purely had secured me the permanent role of my dreams!"

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Content Writer and Editor - Oxfordshire

£25,000-£32,000
Ref: 323 Date Posted: Wednesday 11 Oct 2017

Who will I be working for?

A forward thinking, successful and progressive company. Modern offices and a warm, welcoming culture await prospective new employees.

What will I be doing?

Working in collaboration with the Head of Content and the wider content team, the Content Writer and Editor will be responsible for helping to deliver on the company’s content marketing strategy by acting as the primary editor and writer for the website, as well as writing and editing content to support marketing strategies for new products and services.

  • Write for a variety of formats, including articles, long-form guides/eBooks, and video scripts.
  • Keep up-to-date with the headline news in the world of online marketing (with a focus on SMEs)
  • Develop new content ideas for articles and other formats, based on research and discussion with the content team
  • Provide suggested copy for social media to support the promotion of content.
  • Help others in the marketing team to develop a high standard of written communication through training, workshops, and an up-to-date guidelines document
  • Working closely with the Content Marketing Executive, help manage and maintain the editorial calendar
  • Attend outside events, as required, to create written communications for support and promotion
  • Develop messages for other marketing activity and campaigns as required 

What skills and experience are required

  • The right person will be an intelligent team player, with bags of energy and initiative. Someone that gets their sleeves rolled up and gets stuck in.  Someone who writes persuasively, is interested in the development of the internet, and has a nose for a story.
  • Preferably, a recent graduate with a relevant degree and experience, or someone with preferably two years + experience in a related role. 
  • Gifted writer (journalism/English qualification preferred)
  • Demonstrable ability to understand and work with new technologies
  • Innovative and creative
  • Professional and credible

What are the company benefits?

  • As well as a lovely culture and modern office this role attracts:
  • Holiday: 25 days
  • Pension: Group personal pension plan with Scottish Widows - Matching contributions, maximum match dependent on role level (5%)
  • Private Medical Insurance cover for employee
  • Life Assurance 4 x base salary
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Cycle to work scheme Childcare vouchers
  • Company well-being days with external provider to share information and provide insights into individual well-being

Is there anything else I need to know?

This role is offered on a permanent basis.

We really hope this great role appeals to you and you decide to apply! We love hearing from you and really appreciate every single application that we receive. We wish we could respond to your CV personally but due to the high number of responses we receive this just isn't possible. Therefore if you haven't heard back from us within a week, your application won't be taken any further on this occasion. Thank you so much for taking the time to respond to our roles. We wish you all the very best for your job search.

The Purely Recruitment Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment.