We are recruiting a copywriter!

Digital Scientists
10.04.22 02:38 PM Comment(s)

Exciting opportunity for a writer

Do you have a passion for writing? do you love to read? do you have desire to learn new skills and abilities? would you consider yourself creative? If you are answering yes to these questions, we have a role for you!


Digital scientists provide SEO, PPC, web development and design, E-Commerce and other Digital Marketing and design services. The role we are recruiting for is to provide support across the majority of these services. 


A typical project you will be assigned would be to populate a client website with insightful and engaging copy. You will also be responsible for producing social media posts, creating blog content, press releases and other writing related duties.


You will be working closely with the business owner, web developer, E-commerce marketplace coordinator and on occasion, will have some correspondence with clients.


Main Role Duties:

-Researching markets, sectors, services, products

-Creating engaging copy

-Producing introducations, product/service descriptions, calls to action

-Creating topically challenging questions for engagement

-Populating website elements once handed over from the web developer/designer

-Creating client and company press releases

-Researching and creating topical blog content

-Creating & Maintaining social media activities

-Liaising predominantly by email with clients on their activities

-Partaking in client zoom calls with the business owner on copy related calls


Required Skills / Ability

-Ability to read, research and understand topics, subjects, industries, markets, sectors, products, services

-Strong IT skills

-A strong ability for contextual writing.

-Strong ability to refine, improve, optimise client and team produced copy

-Strong willingness and interest in learning new skills and abilities

-Have initiative with a confidence to ask questions when unsure

-Experience using Microsoft Excel & Word


Desirables (But Not Essential)

-Familiarity with Marketing

-Familiarity with SEO, PPC

-Analytical Skills

-Experience with Adobe Creative Suites (Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro)

-Experience using WordPress and other CMS/Website Builders

-Experience using Social Media (Particularly LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok)

-Experience using Social Media Integration Platforms

-Ability to produce copy templates for blogs, press releases for distribution


This is an entry level role where full training will be provided. You will receive on-going coaching and support to develop your skills, including access to books, software and other learning tools to develop.


As part of this role, we will provide a development plan with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) linked to a bonus paid at month three, six & twelve.


Due to the entry level and pay related to this role, it would ideally suit individuals in the age group of 16 - 20 years of age. We are in effect looking for a 'sponge' who can soak up information and guidance and action necessary tasks to support the development of the business.


Working Hours:

Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:30


Job Type: 

Full-time


Remuneration: 

Hourly rate with opportunities for overtime


Bonus Scheme: 

KPI / development linked


Annual Leave: 

Minimum 28 days. Additional leave will be authorised based on performance and workload at time of request.


The position is based at the Digital Scientists Unit on Copnor road, PO3 5AB. Parking is residential in the surrounding area and availability varies (no permit zones in use).


To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to james@digital-scientists.co.uk


Please note if you have no employment history, please complete your CV based on your education, achievements to date and list your passions. We are accepting applications from school and college leavers.


Please note we may make an employment offer subject to an assessment being successfully completed at a designated workstation within our business.