Monday , June 27 2022

Moj Jobs – Creative Copywriter

Website Ministry of Justice

Job Description:

  • We are looking for a creative copywriter to join our studio. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced writer and editor to help us bring the benefits of great design and thoughtful messaging to the public sector.
  • You’ll be working at the heart of the strategy team, developing everything from compelling insight-driven campaign messaging to refining copy for a range of communications. You’ll work in a unique central government environment on accounts that make a difference to people’s lives. As part of the strategy team, you will be line managed by the head of strategic planning, and have responsibility for one copy editor.

Job Responsibilities:

  • presenting finalised ideas and concepts to clients, explaining clearly and confidently why the creative work is on brief
    incorporating client feedback amending content accordingly
  • working alongside the design team to deliver brand guidelines to clients
  • providing expert advice and hands-on delivery to clients on appropriate tone of voice, editorial style and brand positioning
  • ensuring we always make a difference in our work and challenging briefs that are not an effective use of public money
    helping clients establish a tone of voice that rings true to their organisation or brand building and maintaining strong, long-lasting client relationships
  • managing multiple projects at once, allocating time effectively and communicating progress to the client team or directly to clients
  • working with designers to help articulate their creative ideas
    meeting with new and existing clients to discuss and develop briefs and determine what level of editorial support may be required
  • Articulate the strategic element and benefit of our expertise to external clients
    generating distinct, multi-platform campaign copy in response to briefs, from social media content calendars to snappy video scripts to compelling blogs and user-focused website content

Job Requirements:

  • degree or other qualification in English or a related subject such as publishing, media or journalism or equivalent practical on-the-job experience
  • strong track record of developing campaign-messages, copy editing and proofreading
  • understanding of adapting tone and style to a range of mediums, from social to web to adverts to print materials
  • creative flair and originality
  • excellent written English, including accurate spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • familiarity with accessibility principles and guidelines
  • experience creating editorial style guidance for organisations
  • experience working with designers on a range of creative projects
  • tact and diplomacy when negotiating changes with authors
  • ability to maintain the author’s voice after editing
  • good IT skills – including editing using Adobe Creative Cloud
    concentration, accuracy and the ability to work under pressure
  • proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while playing strict attention to detail, deadlines and budget
    the ability to prioritise under tight deadlines to help make a difference to every project, whatever the size
    good commercial awareness to monitor cost effectiveness
  • ability to grasp client needs and consider practical solutions
    excellent communication and written skills – confidence to present and explain ideas to clients

Job Details:

Company: Ministry of Justice

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Functions: Marketing

Job Location: Newport, Wales, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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