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Job Spec for a Remote Working Freelance Copywriter
A remote working freelance copywriter is needed to help bring innovative and creative messages to life. The ideal candidate will be an experienced wordsmith who is passionate about creating compelling content with an eye for detail, ensuring readability and accuracy.
The successful candidate should possess exceptional writing skills, a flair for creativity, and the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders from all levels. As a copywriter, you will be responsible for crafting impactful copy across multiple channels, such as web pages, social media posts, email campaigns and press releases. This includes researching topics, editing existing content and developing new ideas.
In addition to strong writing ability, excellent command of language (particularly English) is essential. You should also have great attention to detail; the ability to effectively edit your own work; and an understanding of SEO best practices and how they affect online content.
The successful candidate must have at least three yearsâ experience as a professional writer or copywriter in either agency or freelance roles. A degree in Communications or Journalism is advantageous but not essential.
Experience of working remotely is beneficial but not mandatory â the key requirement here being that you can manage your own time well and deliver content on schedule without direct supervision.
This role will require excellent communication skills â both written and verbal â as youâll need to interact with clients regularly via phone calls and video conferencing tools like Zoom or Skype. An outstanding sense of customer service ethic is key here, as youâll need to promote the companyâs services while adhering to strict deadlines without compromising quality or accuracy.
You should also be willing to continuously upgrade your knowledge by following emerging trends in digital media consumption habits such as reading relevant blogs, attending webinars/conferences on digital trends etc., thus enabling yourself to write content that appeals to various audiences in different contexts.
Finally, it would be beneficial if you had prior experience using CMS systems such as WordPress or Drupal along with basic HTML knowledge in order for you to create simple website updates when necessary.