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DATE ADDED: Wed 13/05/2020

Copywriter & Content Writer

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Copy Writer & Content Editor Position
Paying up to £35,000
City of London

One of the world's leading online financial trading businesses is seeking a Copy Writer/Content Editor to join their fabulous team based in the heart of the City.


Background to & purpose of role
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Content team. You will have the opportunity to drive and create targeted content via multiple distribution channels, with the aim of activating client engagement and attracting new customers.
A background in the corporate or financial world isn’t essential – we’re more interested in what you have to offer and your potential to contribute ideas and grow within the role.

Key responsibilities
To assist in creating, editing and uploading content to support marketing and digital initiatives across the Group.


• Write, edit and proof copy across all media, including web and email, ensuring that it’s appropriate for the channel and in line with our brand, tone of voice guidelines and house style guide

• Work on tasks that fall outside of projects, including some regular weekly or monthly jobs and other ad-hoc work

• Upload new or update existing content, and create and edit web pages, using our bespoke content management system

• Help to own our tone of voice and house style, ensuring their implementation on all customer-facing content

• Work closely with the marketing & digital teams and regional offices to ensure best practice is followed at all times

• Work collaboratively as part of project teams to coordinate content as needed; providing regular progress reports to all stakeholders, clearly identifying priorities and delivery timescales

• Edit articles produced by market analysts, as required, ensuring they fit our tone of voice and are fully optimised for maximum SEO benefit

• Support offline activities with the creation of sales and client-facing collateral

• Ensure all outputs are in line with regulatory guidelines and appropriately approved by Legal & Compliance in a timely manner

• Maintain personal/professional development to meet the changing demands of the role, including all relevant regulatory and legislative training

• When dealing with all customers, clients or colleagues ensure that we provide a clear, fair and consistent high quality service that presents a professional and positive image

• Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality

• Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role


Essential criteria

• Copywriting and/or content-editing experience

• A proactive attitude and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

• A proven ability to write engaging, accurate copy

• Exceptional attention to detail

• Excellent proof-reading and communication skills

• The ability to prioritise work and work well under pressure

Desirable criteria

• Familiarity with content management systems

• Experience or knowledge of spread betting and/or CFD trading

• Knowledge, understanding and interest in finance, economic and political news

• Interest in data and analytics

• Interest in social media marketing

• Experience working in an internal creative or marketing team

• An awareness of the importance of regulation in the industry

• Commercial experience and/or relevant degree


Salary: up to £35,000
26 days holiday plus bank holidays
(You can also buy more holiday or sell current days holiday)
Hours: 9am – 6pm
Private health insurance