Junior SEO Copywriter

Reports to:

Reports to: Senior Content Strategist

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: Up to £27,000 

Location: Based in Hertfordshire with hybrid working

Our approach to Paid Media (650 × 200px) (850 × 350px) (3)

Honchō are looking to hire a driven copywriter. An individual who is keen to be part of a team focussed on delivering performance and growth for clients. Responsibilities include determining which formats best communicate various types of content, understanding audience needs/intent and conducting keyword research. You should also be able to analyse user engagement metrics to determine whether the content is working.

  • Work as part of the Organic Performance team to maintain and optimise performance of your portfolio of client websites and improve its organic visibility and performance.

  • Get hands on with technical writing for improving search engine rankings, producing high-quality E-E-A-T content across different websites.

  • Work alongside our SEO experts to practice, hone and perfect your SEO copywriting skills, with the ambition of becoming a real contributor.

Key Requirements
  • Identify gaps in our client’s content and recommend new topics.

  • Perform content audits to assess how well existing content is performing.

  • Establishing style guides that specify the writing styles and tone of voice needed to create engaging content for clients.

  • Proof-read and edit written pieces before publication.

  • Conduct keyword and SEO research to understand our client’s customers’ needs.

  • Monitor our clients web traffic and engagement (e.g. conversions and bounce rates).

  • Developing a solid understanding of the target audience through online and traditional market research.

  • Follow industry-related news and generate ideas around trending topics.

  • Manage the more junior members of the team with their personal development.

Essential Skills
  • Familiarity with SEO guidelines and keyword research tools.

  • Solid writing and editing skills in English.

  • Time-management skills.

  • BSc in Marketing, Journalism or relevant field desirable.

  • 1-2 years of previous work experience, all backgrounds are invited to apply, copywriting and web development experience is a strong plus.

  • An ambition to work in a truly performance-based environment, with the passion to learn about SEO copywriting, a technically challenging skill which will push your boundaries, but will also provide you a rewarding career in digital marketing.

  • Attention to detail, tenaciously proactive, and naturally curious to find and digest all of the resources online for technical copywriting.

Perks & Benefits 

We are committed to providing our employees with a positive work environment and a range of benefits that support their health and wellbeing.

Be it providing annual eye tests through to critical illness cover, we believe that these perks are important for creating a positive and supportive work environment.

✔︎ 30 days holiday plus your birthday off (excluding bank holidays)

✔︎ Hybrid Working: 3 days in office, 2 at home. Plus early Friday finishes all year round!

✔︎ Regular socials, which are a great way to get to know your colleagues and build relationships

✔︎ Critical illness Cover

✔︎ Cycle to Work Scheme


Perks continued... 

✔︎ Free Therapy/Counselling Sessions: 5 free therapy sessions to support your mental health and wellbeing

✔︎ Paid Sick Pay 

✔︎ Enhanced Maternity & Paternity package

✔︎ Christmas Eve & New Years Eve off

✔︎ Bright Exchange: Access discounts and deals from other companies. This is a great way to save money on things like travel, food, and entertainment

✔︎ Free Yearly Eye Test: Ensure your eyes are healthy and that you are wearing the correct glasses or contact lenses for working with a screen

✔︎ 2 Days Paid Charity Volunteering: We offer 2 days paid charity volunteering to all employees. This is a great way to give back to your community and make a difference.

✔︎ Free Honchō Merchandise: We provide free Honchō merchandise to all employees upon joining. This includes things like t-shirts, 
notebooks and mugs.

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