Chesterfield, Derbyshire (Hybrid)
London, Greater London
£34,163 per annum (London office-based), £30,954 per annum (rest of UK)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Location: London, Chesterfield or homeworking (UK only)
Benefits: Read more about the excellent benefits we offer on our profile page
Travel: Some travel may be required – if homeworking there is likely to be circa once a month travel to London office

Through our diversity and inclusion strategy, we have made a commitment to increase the diversity of our charity and we welcome candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees, volunteers and trustees to represent the broad diversity of the communities of which we are a part.

Working in partnership with the Designer, the Copywriter will lead the development of creative concepts and the application of our brand’s identity and tone of voice across high impact branded collateral, and online and offline executions.

As a skilled Copywriter, you will be able to create original copy for long and short formats including brochures, web copy, social media, information booklets and reports. You understand the Versus Arthritis tone of voice and brand and how it can be used to help us live our values and achieve our strategic objectives.

About the role
The Creative and Content team will gather and tell the stories of our impact as a charity, through our work in Demand, Deliver and Discover. The team will deliver impactful creative and content through the continued evolution and application of our brand identity.

Key requirements

  • A trained, skilled and experienced Copywriter with experience of working on the rollout of a large complex brand either in an agency or in-house.
  • Experience of writing for a wide range of print and digital communications. This could include exhibition stands and merchandise, voiceovers and scripts, social media posts, booklets, posters annual reports and emails, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to explain creative ideas, train and communicate to a range of internal audiences, providing constructive challenge where necessary.
  • Experience of forming and maintaining strong long-term relationships both internally and with external agencies.
  • Experience of working with external suppliers such as design agencies, photographers, illustrators and copywriters.
  • Experience and understanding of tone of voice and how it can be utilised as a key element of the brand.
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and to manage a complex workload efficiently.
  • Experience of working within a brand, marketing or communications team; and leading project teams in the development of the verbal identity.

We advise candidates to apply early as we reserve the right to close applications ahead of the advertised date.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We do not wish to receive contact from agencies or media sales.

First interview dates are to be confirmed and will take place via Microsoft Teams.

More about Versus Arthritis

What we do

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Posted on: 23 June 2022
Closed date: 12 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Campaigning, Communications, PR