Available Opportunities
VAC8839 - Senior Specialist Copywriter
Field: Marketing Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Kuwait - Kuwait City Closing date: 30-Sep-2022
The Company:

Ooredoo is an organisation on the move. Thanks to our dedicated employees, we continue to move closer towards our vision to be among the top 20 telecommunications companies in the world by 2020.

We are a dynamic global telecommunications player operating in 17 countries across the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and Asia. We cover a population of more than half a billion people and serve more than 68 million customers.

In Kuwait, we employ approximately 1,000 talented people, all of whom are driving Ooredoo to be the number one choice for world-class communications services in Kuwait. In the face of intensifying competition, increasingly sophisticated technology and rising customer expectations, nothing is more important to our success than our team – and it's a team that you can be part of.

Ooredoo's future is bright, and you can be part of our ongoing success.

The Purpose:

The Copywriter is responsible for writing effective sales copy for all types of marketing & Communication materials both online and offline.

Key Accountabilities & Activities:
  • Drafting, editing, rewriting, writing, translating, and proofreading the company’s materials, documents and all official papers required both English and Arabic
  • Writing different types of copy depending on its purpose.
  • Writing compelling marketing and promotional materials for a wide variety of products and services. 
  • Help define brand voice and ensure that all copy is consistent with this voice by writing, editing, and proofing materials.
  • Working closely with marketing, sales, technology, BI, HR, CC and corporate teams to establish tone of voice and appropriate writing styles and documentations.
  • Collaborating with creative teams to re-edit, rewriting, drafting and relevant copy for brochures, sales materials and products.
  • Working on online copy alongside the PR team ensuring copy works effectively for search engine optimization purposes.
  • Working alongside marketing teams to write entertaining and effective email marketing materials.
  • Researching subject matter to ensure the quality and accuracy of your copy.
  • Write copy for a variety of media including social, print, video, and online
  • Edit and proof work to ensure high editorial standards are met across all content outputs
  • Collaborate with creative, product, marketing, and legal to assess project needs and help with messaging
  • Drive brand consistency across all company communications
  • Implement brand guidelines
  • Stay current on trends and competitors within the editorial sphere
  • See projects through the whole creative lifestyle, from inception to deployment
Requirements:
  • Require 2-3 years of relevant experience in in content marketing or copywriting, preferably in the telecommunications sector; Well informed on the Kuwaiti media sector
  • Good knowledge of MS Office applications like Excel, Word etc.
  • Excellent command of both written and verbal Arabic and English
  • Creative flair and excellent presentation skillsStrong Creative skills
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluent in English & Arabic (other languages a plus)
  • Excellent writing, communication & presentation skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior people and officials
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Must be a proficient communicator and negotiator
  • Must be an adaptable individual, must work exceptionally well under pressure to meet exacting deadlines and high volume
  • Must also be able to project manage events and simultaneously manage a variety of issues
  • Strong creative thinking skills and ability to think conceptually
  • Comfortable working independently with little direction under tight deadlines
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills with a diligent eye for detail, language, flow, and grammar
  • Proven ability to demonstrate brand voice
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent portfolio of work
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, or Communications with appropriate registration with a recognized professional institute
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv