Marketing Manager, Copy and Editorial - BHive

Job reference: 147806BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Marketing and Brand
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Copy & Editorial Lead, B-Hive

We’re looking for an outstanding copywriter and editor to lead the Copy Team in the B-Hive, our award-winning internal creative & production agency, based in Nottingham. Working at the heart of the B-Hive you will have the opportunity to work with numerous stakeholders across the business, leading your team to deliver a wide range of copy from email & social, through to long-form health, beauty & wellness articles

About the opportunity:

The Copy & Editorial Lead will lead the copy team with the B-Hive. They will be responsible for the team delivering required copy to brief, on time and in the right tone of voice and quality.

• Manage a team of copywriters and ensure required copy is delivered to brief, to the standards required and to the timings agreed
• Create copy as the lead copywriter within the team
• Quality control content at various stage gates throughout the B-Hive production process
• Ensure copy and editorial is informative, engaging and supports the customer journey
• Create and maintain documentation to ensure consistency in approach/TOV across platforms

About you:

The ideal candidate will most likely have some (or all) of the following skills and qualities. They may have relevant qualifications, but the ability to demonstrate copywriting, editorial and leadership skills is more important for success in this role.

• Digital copywriting skills with extensive experience in writing for web, email and social. Print experience would be advantageous
• Sub-editing and CMS experience
• A thorough understanding of TOV and experience in creating best practice guidelines
• Attention to detail, excellent organisation and communication skills, plus flexibility
• An understanding of UX and SEO
• An interest in beauty, wellness, health and pharmacy would be advantageous, but not essential
• An ability – and desire – to lead and inspire a team

Benefits:

We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:

• Boots Pension Scheme
• 25 days holiday + bank holidays
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links

*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why Boots

Our mission is to help everyone to feel good. This starts internally – with every colleague and every team. In our stores and pharmacies, our warehouses and our Support Office, we work together, putting our customers first and our colleagues at the heart of everything we do. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, with a huge range of opportunities for you to continue to grow with us… just bring your passion and commitment and we’ll do the rest.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do in our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

We offer a variety of flexible working patterns to support our colleagues to achieve a good work life balance, just speak to our Recruitment team to find out more.

What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.
If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact paul.lyons@boots.co.uk