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Lifestyle Writer

We are delighted to announce we are recruiting for a Lifestyle Writer to join the Editorial team. The successful candidate will be responsible for producing a wide range of lifestyle copy (home, dining, bedding, furniture, fragrance and LWC home), across all channels swiftly, accurately and to deadline.

The successful candidate will work closely with the brochure and online team to develop the ‘lifestyle features content’ seasonally, collate product information and present it in brand tone of voice, accurately conveying product information and reasons to buy.

We are looking for someone who relishes keeping abreast of the competition – in terms of retail, consumer press and online, internationally and locally – constantly looking for new ideas to make our lifestyle content the best in class, find the best new ways to sell the value of our products and build relationship with our customers.

The successful candidate will also have proven writing skills and experience of generating and delivering features ideas and content to consumer publication standard. We are looking for someone who is a team player, able to develop strong working relationships with the Buying & Merchandising teams; become the copy department’s ‘lifestyle authority’.

Skills and requirements

Extensive experience as a copywriter on a competitive retail brand or lifestyle journalist on a consumer or customer title at national level Proven experience of ability to write/generate ideas on brand and for a target reader/customerProven ability to write to a tight brief/word count/deadlineIdeally will have some digital experience and commercial nousExperience liaising with people from different backgrounds/disciplinesGood time-management skillsAbility to cope well under pressureTake responsibility for own workloadClear communicatorBrief/support/develop junior members of the team in Deputy Editor's absence

What will you get in return?

Competitive Basic Salary20 days holiday per annumPension and HealthcareInterest free Season Ticket loanGenerous Staff DiscountLife AssuranceChildcare voucher scheme

Over the past 20 years, The White Company has expanded into a multi-channel retailer, serving our customers through mail-order, the web and in stores. We've achieved this growth through our passion for our products and our obsession in providing a fantastic shopping experience for our customers. 

Job added on 11-08-2014