Sports Copy Writing Editor

  • £24000 + Benefits: Excellent benefits
  • Newton Abbot, South West,
  • Permanent
My client is looking for a Content editor with an interest in sports for their growing team.
Working in beautiful Devon this is a hybrid role but you would need to be at the office several times a week so must live in the location.
Job description:
  • Writes factual and creative copy to specific lengths/word counts for all web and print tasks across categories (soccer, rugby, running, tennis, cricket, select) and including editorials/articles
  • Completes copy requirements for whole brand campaigns incl. emailers, billboards, feature pages
  • Ensures factual and grammatical accuracy of written content.
  • Conveys context taking into account tone, grammar, syntax, flow, cohesion and other literary techniques. Has the ability to use quotation and paraphrase
  • Thinks creatively and conceptually
  • Conducts own research in order to better understand products, brands, subjects etc.
  • Researches technical aspects of products and brand-specific terminology for copy purposes
  • Ensures all work is completed to deadline for pre-planned and disruptive product launches
Person specification:
  • Exceptional command of English Language, grammar and punctuation
  • Computing competence (Use of MS Office, internet. Email etc)
  • Previous employment in a copywriting position or similar role
  • Experience of proofing text in a fast-paced commercial environment
  • A basic working knowledge of sporting goods and e-commerce
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Some SEO knowledge
  • Marketing experience or qualifications
  • An interest in sport

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