Trinity Mirror plc is seeking a talented Copywriter to join our award-winning Creative team. Reporting to the Head of Creative Services, you will be responsible for writing and editing work to a given brief across a variety of media.
You'll need to be comfortable with a variety of writing styles, including advertorials, editorial features, interviews, social media content, slogans and strap lines, advertising campaigns and corporate literature.
Our Business: Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror plc, with an award winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products, is one of the UK's largest multimedia companies employing more than six thousand people across sixty-plus locations around the country.
Our drive to capture, present and analyse the news inspired the launch of our very first papers in the early 19th Century. And today our commitment is just as strong. Whether via page or screen, our audiences get the trusted, reliable news service they have come to expect. Our loyal readers and advertisers are attracted by the knowledge, insight and vital services that our iconic brands (Daily Mirror, Manchester Evening News, Liverpool Echo, Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail to name a few) provide. None of this would be possible without our dedicated employees driving the business forward.
We're looking for a creative professional who is passionate about producing clear, crisp and creative page layouts. You will provide a creative support service to all relevant areas of the company. You will help drive consistency in the quality of work the creative team produce and allow us to maintain our high standards.
We expect our employees to maintain the highest personal standards of professionalism and integrity at all times within the framework of current legislation. Ensuring that Trinity Mirror's editorial and company policies are upheld across the newsroom and maintaining a thorough, up-to-date knowledge of media law and IPSO code is required.
What you'll be doing
In order to succeed in this role you will:
* A relevant degree and/or journalism qualification
*The ability to produce punchy, effective and influential copy for a variety of purposes
* A natural flair for original ideas and creative thinking
*Meticulous proof-reading skills & attention to detail
* Experience of working in publishing or a similar media environment
* Experience of page design, using Adobe Indesign or similar would be a distinct advantage
What you need to know
Trinity Mirror plc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, a base salary of £19,500- 20,568.00 per annum (depending on experience), 33 days holidays including Bank holidays, a competitive pension along with an extensive flexible benefits portfolio. As this role requires regular travel, you will need to have a driving license.
The closing date for this role is 24th October 2016. We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don't delay in submitting your application.
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