Copywriter

We are looking for a Copywriter to join our Brand and Marketing team on a 12 month fixed term contract, covering maternity leave. As Copywriter, the work you do will make a real difference. You’ll bring our brand to life so more people are encouraged to reach out to us and inspired to support us. 

You’ll make sure any content we create is clear and impactful, reflects our tone of voice and key messages, and helps drive greater awareness and engagement in our work. There will be room for creativity in this role and plenty of variety, as you’ll be writing for a range of different audiences and channels.

  • 12 month fixed term contract, covering maternity leave 
  • £28,000-£32,000 per annum plus benefits
  • Full time (35 hours per week)
  • Hybrid working – linked to Surrey office with most of the time working from home
  • We are passionate about flexible working, talk to us about your preferences 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide a first-class copywriting service, developing high-quality written content for use across multiple channels and formats.
  • Develop messaging and creative copy for awareness campaigns, products and assets and support the creation of publications such as our Impact Report.
  • Check and edit external-facing content to make sure that it’s well-written, our brand messaging and tone of voice are reflected, and it’s appropriate for the audience and channel.
  • Support the continued use and development of our brand tone of voice, written brand guidelines and editorial guidelines, and make sure they are kept up to date.
  • Where appropriate, support with training of staff and volunteers to improve copywriting skills across the organisation.

Skills and Experience

We are looking for someone who understands tone of voice and how to adapt this across difference audiences, projects and channels. You’ll have exceptional copywriting skills and experience of producing content for a range of channels and audiences. 

The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator with excellent problem-solving skills, well-organised, able to work on multiple projects at once and has a great eye for detail.

Samaritans is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person they are. We warmly welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences.

Full Job Description can be found here

The closing date for this role is 28/01/2022.