Copywriter & Content Creator – Isle of Man

Media Isle of Man is the island’s largest media and marketing organisation.

Our rich history in print media as a trusted source of news has been complemented by significant investments in digital and event platforms to expand our group offering and increase our reach.

A dynamic and growing portfolio of 15+ brands generates impressive reach to 98% of the island’s households, with 2.8 million annual print circulation and 15 million page views online each year.

This presents an exciting time to join our business as we continue with our growth and transformation, building a best-in-class platform for multi-media, campaigns, events and partnerships on the Isle of Man.

As Media Isle of Man diversifies and its audience grows, so too does its requirement for a consistent flow of rich and engaging, multi-channel content across its suite of products and brands.

This role will require an agile approach to developing news and marketing content for our digital, print, social and event channels. We’re looking for someone who brings energy to our team, and who can seamlessly work across different projects, brands and teams.

The successful candidate will contribute across our group’s channels including: gef.im, iomtoday.co.im, 30under30.im and afe.im.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experienced copywriter/content creator with minimum 3 years’ experience of delivering regular and engaging content across a range of channels and media.

  • Copywriter and/or marketer with an in-depth understanding of brand, audience and message.

  • Good understanding of digital engagement including web and social media. Experience in managing target-based campaigns with understanding of analytics.

  • Appreciation of print media and understanding of how print and digital complement each other.

  • Aptitude to operate interdepartmentally, across different products, brands and with different team members.

  • Energy and enthusiasm to support with account management, events and external partnerships.

  • Confident and outward-facing attitude to working with team, clients, partners and stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Copy & Content – Regular delivery of copy and content across digital platform Gef.im including editorial features, news, interviews, opinions and lifestyle pieces. Adhoc copywriting for print including interviews, lifestyle features and opinion pieces.

  • Commercial – Development of commercial copy including promotional collateral.

  • Social Media – Creation of engaging and varied social media content and daily social campaign management.

  • Planning – Content and campaign management including scheduling and engagement management.

  • Collaboration – Working closely with our editorial and commercial teams to drive objectives and deliverables.

  • Development – Supporting our development team with strategy, shaping messaging, creating and delivering content.

  • Visual Impact – Working closely with our lead graphic designer to maximise on visual impact of written content.

  • Video – Video recording/production on iPhone and working with professional videographer.

  • Events & Campaigns – support at events and partner-based initiatives.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary package.

  • 26 days holiday per year plus statutory bank holidays.

  • Contributory pension scheme.

  • Friendly working environment.

  • Free life assurance.

  • On-site parking.

  • Laptop and mobile phone provided.

To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

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