Oliver Billson Group
From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum Dependant on experience
28 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
WANTED "A-Player" Copywriter Looking For A Long-Term Career Opportunity Dear Prospective Team Member, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to read this job notice. I hope that you have precisely what we’re looking for in a candidate, so my team can take this posting down immediately and put you to work in the fun and rewarding position we have available. Let me first begin by sharing a little about our company and the position we currently have available. My name is Oli Billson and my company is called Oliver Billson. We’re a successful group of businesses which span across a number of different sectors, including franchising, training and coaching and digital marketing. This Copywriter position is within Oliver Billson Marketing. The UK leader within the Digital Marketing industry. Our business is the only UK-based, direct-response driven, ‘done for you’ marketing agency in the UK. We offer a results driven service, here to act as a trusted partner for entrepreneurs who know they could be seeing better results from their marketing efforts. We’re here to help as many proactive and positive small-medium business owners, who are committed and open to utilising our knowledge of direct-response marketing. Our offices are located in Stafford at, Unit 1 Tilcon Avenue, Baswich Lane Industrial Estate, Stafford, ST18 0YJ Because we’re looking for the best candidate for this position we don’t want your location to prohibit you from joining our team; that’s why we operate a distributed team model, so you can work remotely. Are You An "A-Player"? There are a lot of jobs out there today… At Oliver Billson we’re ONLY looking for “A-Players” to join our team. “A-Players” are people who are committed to excellence in all that they do. They can get a job anywhere, but they take the time to research the companies they’re considering working for. They’re selective in the interviews they go out on, and they “go the extra mile” in searching for the “right” position, because they’re looking for more than a job… they’re looking for a long-term career opportunity. They’re looking to be part of a team where they can make a positive impact on the world through the work they do, whilst being challenged. They’re looking to grow and become a better version of themselves. If that doesn’t sound like you, then feel free to stop reading this page now. If you think you are an “A-Player”, then please read on to learn more about the exciting opportunity we have available for the right candidate. Fair Warning Our hiring process isn’t quick and easy. We’re going to ask you to jump through a few hoops to prove your character and values align with ours. You’ll be asked to take multiple tests. You’ll have a least two interviews. And we’re going to take our time in making sure you’re someone we want to invest our time and resources in growing. What we’re really looking for is someone who wants to grow with us in the years to come. Ok, if I still haven’t scared you away just yet, let’s continue… MORE ABOUT THE POSITION Direct response copywriting is a unique skill, and honestly, most people don’t have what it takes. You need to know how to tell a good story. You need to be able to put yourself into the customer’s shoes. And you need to have the cool analytical ability to scrap two months’ work and start again if it’s not moving the needle. We’re looking for a fast learner, with endless curiosity and boundless ambition. Someone who’s looking, not just to succeed, but to join the top 1% of living copywriters. There will be a steep learning curve for the first nine months as you learn the ins and outs of our industry. But if you survive, you’ll be an integral part of a successful, rapidly growing organisation. The responsibilities for this position include: Writing sales letters for marketing campaigns Writing persuasive emails sequences to increase sales conversions Writing free reports as part of lead generation campaigns, that lead to sales Writing landing page copy that calls out our target market gets them to opt-in Generating content for blog posts, social media, and weekly/monthly newsletters Writing content for clients to use in their nurture marketing Hitting deadlines: When you commit to a timeline, you turn in work on time, every time. Required Skills These are the skills you must already have in order to qualify for this position: Required Skills: Solid Work Experience – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in the field of writing or copywriting, content development, journalism or similar experience; 3 years related experience preferred. We’ve had great success working with folks that might have less formal experience, but can produce excellent work and are aggressive in their commitment to personal growth and development with our team. Basic knowledge of SEO and a proficiency in social media strategies/content creation is preferred too. Ability to Prioritise and Organise Your Work - You must be able to think for yourself and be organised. We are very serious about this one. In order to learn and grow with our team, you must be very organised, be able to prioritise your work, and multi-task effectively. Enthusiasm in Working in a Fast-Paced Environment – We work at a fast pace. It’s exciting and awesome and if you’re someone who thrives off that kind of energy, you will love it and grow quickly with our organisation. Writing Techniques – You’ll need a strong understanding of online writing techniques, you’ll also have a proficiency in creating traditional promotional content. Excellent Attention to Detail – Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills are a must In addition Your attitude will be bang on. You’re an upbeat person who takes responsibility and you know that ‘if it’s to be, it’s up to me’ You’ll be high energy, with enthusiasm oozing from every pore; You'll be smart and savvy – able to have intelligent conversations; You’ll want to improve your life and to be the best - the number one You’ll also enjoy and thrive on being part of a close-knit team. NOT desired: drama, slacker, pessimist, whiner, a victim, hand-out expect-er you get the point. If you don't have copywriting experience, but think you may have the right qualities, we'll train you fully. Just prove to us that you're driven, focused, enthusiastic, and interested in moving our business forward. What’s Next We’re looking to hire the right person immediately . So if this sounds like a career opportunity that interests you, please apply now. This job was originally posted as