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Marketing and Copywriting Assistant

Overview of the Role

We are looking for a Marketing and Copywriting Assistant to join our friendly team at our offices in Wadebridge, North Cornwall.

Perfect Stays are market-leading specialists in renting exclusive, luxury holiday homes across the South West. With a growing portfolio of over 70 exceptional properties and an ever-expanding customer base, we are looking for a capable individual to assist the marketing team with copywriting and written content creation across two brands, Perfect Stays and The Beach House Company.

Previous writing experience is essential and a degree (or equivalent qualification) in English, Journalism, Marketing or Media would be desirable. However, above all else, we’re looking for sophisticated copywriting abilities, an excellent grasp of grammar and meticulous attention to detail. A creative flair and a positive attitude are important, as well as exceptional organisational skills and the ability to take initiative.

This is an exciting opportunity for a graduate, Copywriter or Marketing Assistant looking for a position in a fast-paced and buzzing digital business. For the right candidate, this position will offer great future prospects and lots of fantastic team incentives.

This role will also involve working Saturdays on a rota basis.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Create sophisticated, engaging and concise copy across all marketing channels, including website content, blog posts, email marketing, social media and advertisements
Identify advertising and PR opportunities with key publications and influencers, and write pitches to secure effective coverage
Proofread, edit and create content and materials across all departments, ensuring consistent levels of quality, style and tone
Carry out quality checks on company correspondence
Assist with the company’s online presence through effective SEO, PPC and advertising campaigns
Design and implement successful email marketing campaigns
Manage and update the website with new, high quality content
Contribute to the management of all social media channels
Put forward new ideas to improve marketing activities and drive results

Essential Requirements

Proven experience in a copywriting role, or equivalent
Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Desired Experience

Educated to degree level
Experience in pitching and securing press coverage
Experience using social media platforms and e-communications in a business capacity
Previous hospitality and/or tourism experience

Skills and Personal Attributes

Sophisticated copywriting abilities
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Excellent grasp of grammar
Meticulous attention to detail
Keen interest in writing, popular culture, and new marketing trends and techniques
Exceptional organisational skills as well as the ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
Strong ability to be proactive and take initiative
Ability to adapt and be flexible in a fast-paced working environment with a can-do attitude
Willingness to learn and develop, as well as to contribute new ideas
Strong work ethic, integrity and ambition to succeed

What We Offer

Spacious modern office
Training support and a positive work environment
28 days holiday
Increased benefits linked to position and length of service
Quarterly team afternoons
Occasional team stays at new property additions to our portfolio
Team ‘Health, Wellbeing and Environmental Ambassadors’ for a healthier work environment

Salary

£19,000

How to Apply

Please email a covering letter, which should include what you’re looking for from a new role, what you can bring to the team and your aspirations for the future. You should also attach a current, up-to-date CV to rebecca.jackson@perfectstays.co.uk.

Closing Date

Friday 2nd August