Content Editor/Copywriter

About us

We’re a small, lean team, building better comparison sites for UK consumers.
Our flagship site is BroadbandDeals.co.uk and our long term focus is on making Deals.co.uk a household name.

We’re a well-funded, profitable, company with no debt, 100% owned by management – which means we can focus on what’s best for the company long-term, rather than keeping investors or banks happy. We know our people are our most valuable assets.

We believe in continuous improvement – small changes can add up to a big difference.
We make decisions and set priorities based on data and evidence.

Every deal we do produces a social or environmental benefit.

About the role

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Web Editor/ Copywriter.

  • Take ownership of our content plan, working with the team to develop strategy.
  • Lead, develop and grow our team of freelance contributors to deliver the content plan.
  • Produce a wide range of content including news reports, consumer guides, product/service information, FAQS, reviews and in-depth features.
  • Develop the voice of our brands, championing our users’ interests.
  • Edit, schedule and publish content across our portfolio of sites.
  • Work with SEO/Marketing/Comms to optimise and promote key content to meet commercial objectives.
  • Review our ‘evergreen’ content to ensure it remains relevant and accurate.

Requirements

  • Applications are welcome from anyone with the skills and ability to perform in the role. We value diversity.
  • You are a skilled copywriter with a strong understanding of how great copy delivers commercial results.
  • Consumer journalism experience is preferred – especially within consumer technology.
  • WordPress/CMS experience is essential.
  • You have an eye for detail and the drive to ensure the quality of our output remains high.
  • You have the proven ability to manage your time effectively to deliver results with minimal supervision.
  • You’ll have at least 3 years experience creating content for the web.
  • Planning and co-ordination experience is essential – management experience would be useful.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, reviewed annually.
  • Performance and profit bonuses.
  • Pension contribution match up to 7.5%.
  • Flexible, agile working – set your own schedule and work in the office or from home.
  • Supportive team, committed to everyone succeeding.
  • Career development opportunities to director level.
  • 35 hr week.
  • 22 days annual leave + 8 flexible bank holidays + 1 day per year of service.
  • Modern offices in the Media Centre open 24/7.
  • Free food and drink from Cafe Ollo onsite.
  • 2 minutes from train station, 6 minutes from bus station.
  • Bike racks and showers available.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

To apply please contact us using the following form, including a link to your CV.