ECommerce Product Copywriter (Maternity Cover)

Northwood, Ellesmere
18 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
About the Role

We're currently looking for an eCommerce Product Copywriter to join the team on a maternity cover basis. As the eCommerce Product Copywriter you will assist the eCommerce team by writing compelling, persuasive and detailed fashion and homeware product copy, working closely with the buying teams in order to articulate and capture all key selling features.
  • Manage Junior Product Copywriter
  • Work with buyers to research product information
  • Write compelling, appealing and engaging product descriptions across fashion and homeware
  • Write grammatically correct , accurate product descriptions that highlight all key selling points, in addition to providing style advice to help the customer outfit pair and boost add-on sales
  • Work with our internal Traffic team to ensure copy improves our natural SEO search and assist with category content to increase page relevancy and boost internal linking to help drive traffic to the site
  • Work closely with Content Marketing to ensure a consistent tone of voice for the brand
  • Improve site conversion rate and revenue
  • Provide copy feedback to the wider team to ensure everything is accurate
  • Work closely with the UX/Dev teams to trial new ways of working to improve site conversion/average order value

About You
  • Impeccable grammar and spelling
  • Copywriting experience, preferably with a leading clothing retailer
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Creative
  • You will need to be extremely organised and have the ability to work to tight deadlines and execute multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Self motivated and ability to manage own time and deadlines, alongside the Junior Copywriter's
  • Strong knowledge of SEO and keyword searches
  • Highly literate with excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is a family retail business that is proud to serve its customer excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, collaborative, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK's most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.

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