Copywriter, Stratton Craig

Function: Copywriter

Role categories: Advertising & Marketing, Design and Branding, PR and Communications, Publishing / Press / Media, Editorial, Social Media, Planning/Strategy, Marketing

  • Rate/Salary: Competitive rate
  • Location: Bristol
  • Type: permanent
  • Starting date: 03/01/2017
  • Expires: 24/12/2017

Job description

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The company
Stratton Craig provides brilliant written communications, and we’ve been helping clients in all sectors to develop verbal identities, increase brand awareness, communicate with customers and become thought leaders since 1987. The secret of our success lies in a combination of exceptional writing and exceptional service

Person specification

Who we’re looking for
“To deliver a culture of high trust, high pride and high delivery, we need the right people.”
• We have a passion for high-quality output, and this starts with the first point of contact, via phone, email or in person – we all play a part in this and your role is really important to our ongoing success
• Professional, well-mannered and friendly, skilled at face-to-face and telephone interviews, even with the most challenging of clients
• Energetic, enthusiastic, proactive, with the desire to help clients communicate clearly and concisely through a range of channels, both offline and online
• Someone who thrives on responsibility/accountability and working in a busy environment
• An in-depth understanding of the value of language to businesses
• We care about our clients and each other, and we’re looking for someone who shares this sense of loyalty


What you’ll be doing
• Taking detailed briefs for new projects – listening to clients and asking the right questions to get to the bottom of their objectives
• Working closely with the project management team, writing copy for projects from start through to completion, adapting styles and making amends where necessary
• Attending face-to-face client meetings – to take a brief or simply to catch up
• Writing copy for anything from web pages, blogs and scripts, to brochures, letters and adverts
• Proofreading and editing work to help us maintain a high standard of writing
• Working with junior writers and interns to help them hone their skills on various projects
• Keeping the in-house team updated on any new projects, your workload etc. to make sure we’re all working together to give clients the best service
• Some ad-hoc project management when required (you’ll be supported by our full-time Account Management team on this)
• Identifying and seizing opportunities to up- and cross-sell to existing clients
• Contributing to marketing campaigns for Stratton Craig and writing regular blog posts
• Attending quarterly team meetings, contributing news ideas and helping to build Stratton Craig as the number one copywriting team