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Product Copywriter & Content Editor (0156)

  • Location:
    Kingston
  • Closing Date:
    28 February 2020

Travel Republic allows customers to tailor make the perfect holiday. Our customers can choose their ideal hotel, flights, transfers, plus any other travel arrangements they may need, and create something truly special. Something just right.

As one of the most well-established online travel agents in Europe, with over two million holidaymakers booking annually with us, we take pride in helping our customers book their holidays. It’s what we’ve been doing for over 15 years.

We are now recruiting for a Product Copywriter and Content Editor who will report directly into the Head of Product. The purpose of this role is for a talented copywriter with strong digital marketing experience of delivering compelling and engaging content that helps bring our products to life for our customers.  Improving the quality and performance of the hotel product pages that are the bedrock of the business. Ideally you will have a passion for travel, e-commerce and accuracy of information. 

Job Accountabilities

  • Establishing new product content review and development process working closely with the commercial and content team.
  • Produce a hotel content review schedule in line with commercial priorities.
  • Creating original and informative content with engaging language that is valued by users for Travel Republic’s priority hotel pages.
  • Reviewing and updating hotel images to grab the attention and compel users to want to see more.
  • Optimise the on-page copy and image meta data to help improve how the hotel page ranks in Google.
  • Work closely with content team, suppliers and contracting team to ensure accuracy and regular upkeep of content.
  • Create and work with HTML mark-up to create consistent presentation style and improve readability.
  • Crop, manipulate and optimise image files in photoshop.

 

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Exceptional English, proof reading and copy editing skills
  • Excellent content editorial skills, with a sound understanding of user experience and e-commerce
  • Prior experience writing for web essential
  • Basic HTML editing skills & content management via various CMS
  • Proven experience of optimising content for search engines to improve appearance of content in Google
  • Basic image cropping and editing skills
  • Self-motivated and self-disciplined and able to work on own initiative and contribute positively to the team environment within the business
  • An interest in travel and hotels desirable

 

Our office is based in Kingston-upon-Thames, just 5 minutes’ walk from Norbiton Station or 10-15 minutes from Kingston station offering good transport links from the Greater London area. Travel Republic is owned by dnata Travel, part of the Emirates Group. In the UK, our brands also include Travel Republic, Sunmaster, the Global Travel Group, Netflights, Travel 2 and Gold Medal Travel.

Our employees enjoy many benefits including life assurance, pension scheme, travel discounts, industry/social events, child care voucher scheme and discounted gym membership.


 
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Kingston
Clarendon House, 147 London Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, KT2 6NH
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