Online Copywriter

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Competitive Basic Salary & Excellent Benefits
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Online  Copywriter - Northampton

*This role is will be based at our Studio in Northampton*
Do you keep up to date with luxury fashion? 
Do you know your Chloe from your Balmain? 
Do you love all things luxury retail? 
If YES, we may have the role for you… 

Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a new Online Copywriter to join its thriving Ecommerce department in our studio based in Northampton. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.  

How we reward your hard work… 

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as. 

  • Up to 40% off fashion  
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers 
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits 
  • Clothing allowance 

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay! 

About the role… 

As Online Copywriter  you will ensure that enticing and descriptive copy is written across all product categories, brand biographies and category descriptions on the site in an accurate and eloquent manner, in clear and concise English and in a way that is consistent with the Harvey Nichols tone of voice. As the Online Copywriter, you will be responsible for meeting daily and weekly targets while always ensuring product descriptions, category and brand bio copy are SEO-friendly and on-brand. You will:

  • Ensuring product descriptions are accurate, concise and informative - this covers creative product copy and all technical details across Fashion, Beauty, Food & Wine
  • Review first draft technical details and ensure all Harvey Nichols copy guidelines are adhered to
  • Enter Style Notes and category copy for our bestselling brands and products, ensuring that all the relevant information is provided
  • Help regulate and check any information fed through the buying teams who currently provide initial Beauty copy for editing
  • Help check and rewrite any information from the buying teams who currently provide details for Food & Wine copy
  • Write creative category copy in line with SEO best practice
  • Write compelling brand biographies in line with SEO best practice in Harvey Nichols tone of voice
  • Writing creative copy for products and categories across all departments, as required
  • Daily checks to ensure all online product is as it should be, and amend if necessary
  • Be a key player in building a strong brand voice across the website
  • Contribute to daily upload targets and be measured both on volumes and quality
  • Meet and exceed all KPIs for product descriptions and category copy
  • Work with the Digital Marketing team to understand and deliver SEO content across the website
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested

 Is this you? 

  • Are you a team player?
  • Are you proactive and able to work with stringent deadlines?
  • Do you have a strong eye for detail?
  • Do you have knowledge of Socio/Cultural Trends? (Fashion, art, music, pop, new etc.)
  • Previous experience of working in a fast-paced online copywriting environment
  • Experience of updating CMS
  • Experience with SEO and web analytics in copy would be beneficial

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different. 

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! 

Where do I sign? 

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us. 


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