Copywriter (English)

EIPA Maastricht, freelance or temporary (via agency). The working hours will be mutually agreed, two days per week on average

Copywriter (English)

Job Description

Are you an energetic, pro-active professional, looking for an exciting opportunity to advance your writing career in a dynamic, international environment? Come and join our team in the Maastricht head office of the European institute of Administration (EIPA), an important player in the training of public officials and development of public administrations in Europe and beyond. We are looking for an adaptable and successful writer to work with our (internal and external) experts to grow the market share of our institute’s training courses.

As our copywriter, you will work closely with colleagues across EIPA. You will be based in Maastricht and will be responsible for writing highly effective, relevant, and engaging content to support the sales and marketing goals. This includes ensuring compliance with brand, style and content standards. This independent role requires an organized and successful individual who is able to juggle multiple priorities and demands in order to achieve a positive outcome for our business, our partners and professionals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing professional writing/editing for offline and online marketing and communication materials, such as website, social media, (future) blog, articles and brochures.
  • Managing and developing SEO content, cultivating topic ideas.
  • Serving as an internal journalist to find stories about our training courses, our faculty, and relevant (content) topics and presenting them through various digital media.
  • Coordinating content provided by others, making recommendations for new content and changes, while ensuring that content is both consistent and accurate.
  • Creating and maintaining a content database, ensuring that content is updated and that changes to our services are implemented timely.
  • Establishing and managing relationships, compliance and best practices with third party content providers as well as internal content authors.

Position requirements:

  • University or similar degree in communication / English / journalism (Master degree preferred).
  • Strong written English skills in both long & short copy.
  • Proven copywriting experience.
  • Proven experience developing SEO content and expertise in SEO best practices and trends.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills required, faultless spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Pro-active team player.
  • Responsive and service minded.
  • Focused on quality and an eye for detail.
  • Strong communication skills.

Vacancy Number: V0187
Deadline: 26/May/2017
If you are interested in this position, please apply directly online via the apply button including a comprehensive CV and motivation letter in English or French. We will only accept applications sent via this method.

Further information can be obtained from:
An Cazaerck
Telephone: +31 43 3296 284
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Date published: 20/Apr/2017