Creative Copywriter - Marketing

  • Recruitment Genius
  • York Rd, London, UK
  • Nov 04, 2017
Full time Media-Journalism

Job Description

This company has been providing market-leading holidays for more than 40 years. They are true rail holiday specialists and no other company offers a better choice of inclusive holidays by rail than they do. They are absolutely committed to ensuring every holiday meets - and exceeds - expectations and as a result their valued customers travel with them year after year. The Position: They now have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Creative Copywriter to join their Marketing team. The successful candidate will join the UK's market leading tour operator of escorted holidays by rail and will work in a growing and highly customer centric business in the heart of York's city centre. Some of the activities that you will be responsible for are: - From Product Manager briefs and / or existing tour content, write engaging, accurate and factually correct product copy and content for use on offline and online communication. - For new tours, research the destination, attractions, accommodation and travel options based on the itinerary brief or copy brief supplied - To deliver the work to agreed deadlines and quality - Manage your own personal time and workload, to meet tight deadlines that may be subject to urgent or last-minute changes - To support the Senior Content Executive with the delivery of copy and content for; - Main brochures, Brochure updates, Supplements and other direct marketing propositions - Offline marketing communications (including trade) - Press adverts & advertorials - Itineraries & holiday guides - Online content creation and system loading - Proof reading all externally facing copy - Initiatively thinking about content creation and maintenance, paying particular attention to accuracy and consistency The successful Creative Copywriter should possess the following skills and experience: - Educated to undergraduate degree level - English language/literature or creative writing preferred but not essential - A high level of English language skills and a wide, varied vocabulary - Excellent attention to detail - Experience of proofreading and being influential through the written word - Good verbal communication skills - Confident and assertive, able to defend your position to managers and colleagues - Happy working in a fast moving, changing and deadline driven environment - Able to maintain quality standards when under pressure - Good organizational skills and able to prioritise work effectively in line with production schedules - Proven research skills coupled with a strong sense of curiosity relating to world destinations - Working knowledge of Microsoft Office