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Junior Copywriter

Are you a skilled copywriter who loves cars? Fancy working for one of the UK’s fastest-growing automotive companies? If you can tell us the pros and cons of PCP car finance or know the difference between a BEV and a PHEV, then we want to hear from you.

Alongside a working knowledge of the motoring industry, we’re looking for a creative junior copywriter with a passion for language, an eye for detail and a talent for using SEO tools to drive traffic to our websites.

In this role, you will support our senior copywriter across all projects, writing for five of Hippo Motor Group’s most recognised brands. You’ll be working on several projects at once, spanning a wide range of disciplines; writing, and using a CMS to upload content with images across brand websites, campaign and communications messaging and digital storytelling.

As part of our creative in-house marketing team, you will be responsible for producing engaging, and clear copy for multiple media channels. You will be equally comfortable with long-form and short-form copy, for websites, blogs, social posts, and presentations.

Based at our state-of-the-art Blackburn headquarters, the junior copywriter will have an integral role in ensuring that we have a steady stream of content across all our core brands. Working in a tight-knit and welcoming team, you will report to our senior copywriter.

You should have excellent skills in communication and creative writing. Your role will be key in maintaining and expanding our customer engagement and new user acquisition.

To apply, please submit your CV and a Cover Letter to our recruitment team: 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.

Marketing
Department
£22,000
Salary
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
MKTG1
Job Reference
  • Working closely with the senior copywriter to help manage and maintain the content output for Hippo’s core brands.
  • Writing engaging content for the website, blog, social media, and communications.
  • Optimising key landing pages across our web estate to perform for search.
  • Assisting the Social Media Exec with collaborative content and caption writing for our social channels.
  • Effectively collaborating with team members on branding projects when required.
  • To utilise excellent communication and articulate your ideas with clarity and confidence.
  • Organising and prioritising your workload efficiently.
  • A passion for the automotive trade and cars is desirable
  • Competent copywriting and literacy skills
  • Hands-on copywriting experience for a brand
  • A good understanding of how content works for the web
  • Good working knowledge of WordPress and Google Analytics
  • A high level of accuracy and obsessive attention to detail
  • Be comfortable working to, and building on, tone of voice guidelines
  • A positive, can-do attitude, with a proactive appetite for learning new skills
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Great Staff rates on Car Finance
  • Regular staff socials
  • Company pension scheme
  • Complimentary office treats
  • Friendly and supportive work colleagues and management
  • Birthday off and £100 meal voucher after two years’ employment
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities

Hippo Motor Group sell on average 800 vehicles to our customers every month, supplying a wide vehicle range from small city cars right through to high end luxury cars. We specialise in offering tailor made finance options to suit customer needs. Continual business growth provides opportunities for our employees to develop and exceed within each role. At Hippo we pride ourselves in providing excellent customer service which means our loyal customer base return to us year on year.

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.