01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU


One of the country’s largest motor trade organisations, Hippo Motor Group, is currently recruiting for an Automotive Copywriter to work closely with the Head of Digital Product and wider business. We are a trailblazing, award-winning company, operating in the thriving automotive business community of Lancashire.

We are looking for a copywriter with experience working in the automotive sector who has twin passions for communication and automotive.

The Copywriter will be the subject matter expert on copy within the business and will work closely with a UX designer to deliver best in class content and user journeys.

At Hippo we believe that quality comes first, so while you will have access to generative AI tools to improve your efficiency, you will still be responsible for every word that is published.

This role is ideal for a candidate looking to demonstrate their skills on a national stage in a fast-growing business. In a team of over 300 staff, you will be the expert and authority on your specialism and as such will be involved in both high-level strategy and hands-on implementation.

This role is full time in our Blackburn Head Office with the option of working two days a week from home.

up to £35,000 DOE
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
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What we’ll need you to do:

  • Be self-sufficient and able to research, write, edit, and proof your own copy as well as assisting others.
  • Develop engaging blog content with the assistance of a social media manager and photographer.
  • Support our content marketing agency and SEO manager to ensure the highest level of output.
  • Be the go-to person for any copy requests from across the business. this can include.
    • Product descriptions
    • SEO copy
    • Blog posts
    • CRM copy
    • UX and landing pages
    • Buying guides
    • Internal comms

You’ll be an ideal fit if you…

  • Have experience in the automotive sector.
  • Love automotive. Know your brands, history, current models and have an opinion on them all.
  • Experience with copywriting for SEO.
  • Can balance the needs of both user experience, SEO, and brand.
  • Working knowledge of modern ecommerce best practices
  • Can balance a strategic mindset with a hands-on attitude.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment where managing multiple projects to ambitious deadlines is the norm.
  • Love being part of a team and an organisation where collaboration is given and expected.
  • Sweat the small stuff – excellent attention to detail is a must.
  • Long Service Recognition at 2, 5 and 10 years.
  • Company pension scheme
  • Regular Social events throughout the year
  • Staff discount on products and services
  • Refer a friend recruitment scheme.
  • Free eye test
  • Fast track promotion opportunities
  • On-site Parking
  • Regular complimentary office treats
  • Hippo Legends scheme

Applying for the Job

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at careers@hippomotorgroup.co.uk, or use the form below. Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.