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Senior Copywriter

  • Department: Online Marketing
  • Location: City Road
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Job reference: VAC- 7886

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and hardworking Senior Online Copywriter to join our .Com team at our brand new studio in City Road on a 12 month FTC.

What to Expect

  • The Senior Copywriter is gatekeeper of the sub-editing process, so faultless spelling and grammar is essential.
  • Supporting the Copy Manager, the Senior Copywriter must be well-versed in good copy practice to ensure that our luxury reputation and tone of voice maintains the highest of standards at all times.
  • Responsible for managing five Junior Copywriters, you will offer regular feedback and support, handle all managerial administrative duties and lead their mid-year and annual reviews.
  • Day-to-day you will also be sub-editing up to three Copywriters’ work as well as checking just-in pages on the live site.
  • You must be able to build relationships across the department in order to consolidate brand and product information and implement copy updates to ensure descriptions and brand information are always accurate.
  • Working closely with the Production and Trade teams, you will be a key player in streamlining the copy process in order to meet daily deadlines and maximise production.
  • Based at our brand new studio, you will also be writing up to 25 product descriptions a day across all of our luxury categories – beauty, fashion, accessories, childrenswear, home, food and more.
  • Additional responsibilities include writing e-mail copy, brand copy and banners.

What is important?

Organisation is so crucial to us, we are expected to be consistent and accurate. Over time, we’ve built a reputation we are proud of. Our team are approachable and efficient and we have strong working relationships across the wider Brand Experience Division as well as the business as a whole.  We need someone who shares our values and understands the importance of our place in the business. Sometimes we are very busy; our team shares the load, supports each other and wins as a team. We set deadlines, we hit those deadlines.

Our Promise to You

At Harrods we believe nothing is impossible. We drive ourselves and inspire others to always push for more. This passion to exceed is what sets us apart. We are proud to be a place where standing out means being yourself.

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