Copywriter

Job Description

Copywriter

Portsmouth

Permanent

In this role you will continually promote and raise the profile of the company brand and products through authoring of professional, engaging and informative literature which reflects the company`s position in the market. This role will require you to have an excellent command of the English language…

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Copywriter

Portsmouth

Permanent

In this role you will continually promote and raise the profile of the company brand and products through authoring of professional, engaging and informative literature which reflects the company`s position in the market. This role will require you to have an excellent command of the English language as is the ability to write, understand and verify material often written by Technical Managers that may require ‘translating`. Creating clear, concise pieces that are technically sound, easy to follow and interesting is essential. Someone with exposure to a technical environment would suit this role.

Duties

  • To support the Head of Marketing Communications in developing printed and web?based material such as product specifications (data sheets), whitepapers, product catalogues, product brochures, sales literature, case studies, editorial content, social media content and educational materials.
  • Working with stakeholders to research, author, create and maintain all EMEA literature for all stages of the product lifecycle, from launch to obsolescence. This includes data sheets, technical documentation, sales leaflets, application and product guides
  • Creating consistent, accurate, high quality and innovative written material, user interface text, online help guides and tutorials using clear and simple but concise English which meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Quickly interpret mechanical drawings, electrical diagrams and grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in documentation using text, images/screen captures, videos
  • Assisting with writing editorial, features and content for PR purposes
  • Owning the Marketing Literature development and maintenance process and take responsibility for the Marketing Department`s literature operating procedure to ensure full compliance at all times.
  • Where necessary, identify opportunities to standardise literature and processes to improve efficiencies.
  • Managing the translations of literature and ensure consistency across all versions and languages
  • Participate in all aspects of documentation development, from product planning through product release and where relevant attend NPD meetings to ensure all information is grasped for literature development.
  • Manage a logical and agreed schedule of work which is communicated regularly and shows methodical planning and organisation of work
  • Proof-reading content to ensure it is accurate, consistent and conforms to brand guidelines to meet the company`s high standards

Experience

  • 5+ years` experience as copywriter, writing copy (traditional, online, social)
  • Proven copy/ technical & marketing, writing skills for a technology-based company
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal) with both customers and colleagues
  • Ability to translate technical or complex ideas into concise, business?oriented content/storylines
  • Ability to edit artwork & illustrations using Adobe InDesign - essential
  • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders to develop messaging and gather technical details
  • High levels of accuracy and strong copywriting skills spanning both technical and commercial spheres.
  • Good research and analytical skills are highly valued when producing new materials or affording comment.
  • Experience working with and defining a branded voice and tone
  • Experience working with instruction manuals and/or quick start guides
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and proactively prioritize
  • Desire to work in a fast?paced environment
  • Proactive team member, good listener with diplomacy, flexibility, and grace under pressure
  • Works well within a team, has a positive ‘can-do` attitude and a drive to succeed as a team
  • Ability to tailor copy to the intended audience with an appreciation of tone and style

Job Description

Copywriter

Portsmouth

Permanent

In this role you will continually promote and raise the profile of the company brand and products through authoring of professional, engaging and informative literature which reflects the company`s position in the market. This role will require you to have an excellent command of the English language as is the ability to write, understand and verify material often written by Technical Managers that may require ‘translating`. Creating clear, concise pieces that are technically sound, easy to follow and interesting is essential. Someone with exposure to a technical environment would suit this role.

Duties

  • To support the Head of Marketing Communications in developing printed and web?based material such as product specifications (data sheets), whitepapers, product catalogues, product brochures, sales literature, case studies, editorial content, social media content and educational materials.
  • Working with stakeholders to research, author, create and maintain all EMEA literature for all stages of the product lifecycle, from launch to obsolescence. This includes data sheets, technical documentation, sales leaflets, application and product guides
  • Creating consistent, accurate, high quality and innovative written material, user interface text, online help guides and tutorials using clear and simple but concise English which meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Quickly interpret mechanical drawings, electrical diagrams and grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in documentation using text, images/screen captures, videos
  • Assisting with writing editorial, features and content for PR purposes
  • Owning the Marketing Literature development and maintenance process and take responsibility for the Marketing Department`s literature operating procedure to ensure full compliance at all times.
  • Where necessary, identify opportunities to standardise literature and processes to improve efficiencies.
  • Managing the translations of literature and ensure consistency across all versions and languages
  • Participate in all aspects of documentation development, from product planning through product release and where relevant attend NPD meetings to ensure all information is grasped for literature development.
  • Manage a logical and agreed schedule of work which is communicated regularly and shows methodical planning and organisation of work
  • Proof-reading content to ensure it is accurate, consistent and conforms to brand guidelines to meet the company`s high standards

Experience

  • 5+ years` experience as copywriter, writing copy (traditional, online, social)
  • Proven copy/ technical & marketing, writing skills for a technology-based company
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal) with both customers and colleagues
  • Ability to translate technical or complex ideas into concise, business?oriented content/storylines
  • Ability to edit artwork & illustrations using Adobe InDesign - essential
  • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders to develop messaging and gather technical details
  • High levels of accuracy and strong copywriting skills spanning both technical and commercial spheres.
  • Good research and analytical skills are highly valued when producing new materials or affording comment.
  • Experience working with and defining a branded voice and tone
  • Experience working with instruction manuals and/or quick start guides
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and proactively prioritize
  • Desire to work in a fast?paced environment
  • Proactive team member, good listener with diplomacy, flexibility, and grace under pressure
  • Works well within a team, has a positive ‘can-do` attitude and a drive to succeed as a team
  • Ability to tailor copy to the intended audience with an appreciation of tone and style

Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Marketing
Division: Sales & Marketing
Date: 28th May 2019

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Marketing
Division: Sales & Marketing
28th May 2019

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