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LEWIS

Region

United Kingdom

Office

London, United Kingdom

Department

Account Servicing

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Senior Copywriter


Job title Senior Copywriter

Reporting to Director & Content Strategist

Based London HQ

About TEAM LEWIS

We are a global marketing agency that has gone from start-up to multi-national in little over two decades. Our success is due to a combination of factors: talented people delivering award winning campaigns; expanding client relationships into new markets or services; making strategic acquisitions. The agency, its people and client campaigns have won many prestigious awards, including Cannes Lions, PRovoke Media, ICCO, European Excellence, PRCA Digital, Digital Impact, Global Digital Excellence.

At the heart of the business is TEAM LEWIS Foundation. In January 2021, there was a need to respond to the challenges the COVID pandemic brought to communities and charitable organisations. TEAM LEWIS saw that support was crucial and change was needed to make that happen. Our local causes scheme was launched. Every member of TEAM LEWIS can nominate a local cause close to their heart to receive a cash donation. In addition, nominated causes can also benefit from a donation in kind of expertise, time, and resources. In the past year TEAM LEWIS has donated almost $2million to 445 causes around the world. You can read more about TEAM LEWIS Foundation at https://www.teamlewis.com/impact2021/.

Purpose of the role

The Senior Copywriter is a key member of the content hub, which is positioned to deliver excellent pieces of copy across the agency with an integrated approach. This individual will drive best practice across the agency, pushing the boundaries of creative and innovative story telling. At its core, they will be fundamental in developing and delivering the client’s brand narrative. The successful applicant will act as an internal content evangelist, a client facing consultant, brand journalist and contributor to the business. Writing, producing, editing and campaign planning are integral skills for this role.

Responsibilities

  • Long form content creation – bylines, blogs, press releases, reports and whitepapers
  • Provide support, advice and creative thinking regarding content strategies and campaigns – for current clients as well as new business proposals
  • Build knowledge of client needs, imperatives and business / industry trends
  • Assume the ‘specialist’ role with client servicing clients – providing strategic guidance to clients which shows editorial and creative flair
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams to develop impactful and cohesive content for online and in traditional media outlets
  • Identify creative opportunities within existing accounts and gain exposure to multiple client touchpoints to gather information for upcoming content projects
  • Train/Coach client servicing teams to enhance the quality of writing and editorship at different levels

About you

We are looking for a creative, innovative and ambitious Senior Copywriter from a strong copy background. We are looking for someone with impeccable attention to detail and that can work towards tight deadlines in a busy and fast paced environment. You will have the ability to transform your creative ideas through your story-telling.

Additional Requirements

  • Proven ability in writing, editing and proofreading digital and print content
  • Understanding of traditional and social media, and current affairs and trends
  • Experience dealing with editors, bloggers and online influencers
  • Collaborative, articulate thinker with the ability to take creative direction under pressure
  • Creative thinking and independent problem solving
  • Time management and organization
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Journalism experience is a plus

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities for this role. Other responsibilities may be added from time to time.

TEAM LEWIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating and fostering an environment focused on equality, empowerment, and respect. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that supports and celebrates our diversity. We continue to invest in our efforts to ensure that TEAM LEWIS is a place where everyone can thrive.

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