Copywriter (Contract)

London

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At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send over $6 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. For the past 9 years, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises and today are incredibly proud to serve over 3 million customers globally. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

Remitly is looking to hire an experienced copywriter for the International business to help tell our story. The ideal candidate is a multidisciplinary writer who will drive growth through compelling and consistent messaging in our advertising, landing pages, the product experience (UX), and emails. Knowing how to balance emotional, informational, and results-driven writing will be critical.

This position will be for an initial 6 month contract. As part of the screening process, we will want to discuss your current portfolio to offer you the opportunity to share and show your expertise with us.

This position will be based in London, reporting to the Director, GTM. Onboarding will be remote as all roles are working from home due to the current situation.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Knowledge & Skills

  • You will have a proven track record of producing copy across the customer journey. You know the difference between writing to convert a new user vs engaging an existing customer
  • You have a foundational understanding of UX writing principles and you can guide users through our product and explain its value in the fewest words possible
  • Partner with the Go-To-Market, Digital Marketing, Product, and Business Management teams to translate their briefs to high-quality copy
  • Provide review and QA services to other individuals when needed
  • Partner with the larger copywriting team (based in Seattle) to ensure copy is insight-driven and on brand
  • Present your work to team members and leadership with your sound reasoning or data to backup your approach
  • Work with external partners when needed, providing constructive feedback

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an agency or in-house team
  • Consumer brand and UX copywriting experience a must; Fast growing/eCommerce tech brands
  • You have the ability to operate autonomously and manage multiple project streams
  • A highly-developed instinct for balancing brand goals with performance goals
  • Ability to clearly articulate (and teach) your approach/thinking
  • An understanding of A/B testing and validation
  • A passion for people, communication, marketing, and storytelling
  • A sensitivity and desire to understand various cultures and trends
  • A native English speaker, the ability to write and communicate in other languages is a plus

Who we are:

Remitly is a group of passionate people working to make international payments easier and more transparent on both the web and mobile devices. We are seeking team members to join us that want to make a difference and change an industry. We pride ourselves on aiming high and delivering results, data being at the heart of everything we do, and encouraging our team to own business decisions and outcomes. Sound like the place for you? Join us.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organisation and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honourably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.


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