Senior Copywriter in London, UK 🌎
We’re looking for an experienced freelance writer to join the OVO team.
We’re a different kind of energy company. Not at all like the big corporates. We’re all about clever tech that makes people’s lives easier. And awesome customer service that wins award after award. We’re the good guys. The ones who are trying to change things for the better. We’ve gained over 800,000 happy customers and created our own charitable foundation, in only eight years. And we’re not stopping there. We want to change the world. Well, at least when it comes to energy.
This all means that we don’t talk like any old energy supplier. In fact, we write how we speak – like actual humans.
If you’re known for your natural writing style, smart editing, and relaxed approach to managing people, you could be just who we’re looking for.
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We want someone with at least six years’ experience in digital and print copywriting. As a writer, you’ll be inventive and original. Obviously, your spelling and grammar will be impeccable. But it’s your ideas that will set you apart – your creativity, imagination and insight. You’ll know when to dial things up and when to tone things down. You’ll understand the customer and be aware of their needs.
Not only that, you’ll be a sympathetic editor, a true ‘people person’. And you’ll be totally at home helping other writers to nail their craft; nurturing talent, and supporting the copy lead on a wide range of projects.
What the role involves
- Writing in the OVO tone of voice across a wide range of channels: email campaigns, direct marketing, advertising, social media, the web, and for our OVO app
- Proofreading and editing copy from other copywriters (when necessary)
- Helping nurture junior talent; giving feedback and editing
- Taking the lead on creative concepts for campaigns
- Collaborating with Marketing and other teams
What we’re after
- Minimum six years’ experience in copywriting, at numerous brands and agencies
- Senior level of expertise
- Experience leading a team and nurturing junior writers
- A positive attitude
- A strong conceptual thinker
- Extensive experience writing long and short copy for different channels
- Superb up-to-date SEO knowledge
- A degree in English, Journalism or similar
If this sounds right up your street, get in touch. Send us your portfolio so we can see what kind of work you’ve been doing, not forgetting a covering letter and your CV.
We celebrate diversity and value equal opportunity; the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.We want to build a team which represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, and we decide employment on the basis of merit and potential.
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