Digital copywriter volunteer role

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About the role

Are you a talented copywriter with a passion for optimising content for search engines? We have an exciting volunteer opportunity for you to work within the digital team of our social enterprise. Our organisation is dedicated to providing valuable services (social, digital, etc.) to local communities and SMEs, with a particular focus on supporting Black ethnic minorities, women, young people (aged 16-24), migrant families, and groups facing digital exclusion.

As a Copywriter in our team, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that our copy is search engine optimized (SEO) while catering to the unique needs of our clients and target audiences. You will be responsible for crafting original and compelling content for various marketing and communications materials, collaborating with account managers and creative staff from concept development to final product delivery.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Optimize copy for search engines (SEO) to enhance online visibility and reach.
  • Develop creative concepts based on interpreting briefs and aligning them with assigned brands.
  • Conduct research to understand client needs and target audiences, utilizing online searches, existing research, expert interviews, and in-person meetings.
  • Create and edit original content for marketing materials.
  • Collaborate with account managers and creative team members throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Present copy concepts and final deliverables to internal teams and occasionally to clients during pitches.
  • Revise and refine copy based on feedback from internal teams and clients.


  • Prior experience in copywriting or business is desirable but not essential.

Skills and competencies

  • Exceptional writing and research skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while working independently or collaboratively.
  • Excellent organisational skills and multitasking abilities.
  • A creative approach to ideation and innovative message delivery.
  • Independent and flexible work style.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, including proofreading capabilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for working with clients, creative teams, and marketing professionals.
  • Familiarity with digital marketing and search engine optimization (SEO) principles.
  • Specific IT skills, such as understanding HTML or WordPress, will be advantageous.

How to apply

If you are enthusiastic, hands-on, and eager to learn while being an expert in crafting SEO-friendly content, we encourage you to apply. Join our digital team and contribute to our mission of making a positive impact on diverse communities. Take the next step in your copywriting career.

Apply now, showcasing your relevant skills and experience for this exciting opportunity! Send your CV and cover letter to:

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