Content Writer

Date: 3 Nov 2023

Location: London, GB, EC3M 7AF

Company: Walkers Global

Walkers is a leading international law and professional services firm providing legal, corporate and fiduciary services to global corporations, financial institutions, capital market participants and investment fund managers. With a global presence spanning the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we advise on the jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.

Walkers treat everyone as the intelligent grown-ups they are. We take a grown-up approach to getting the job done – trusting and empowering our people to deliver consistently, and enabling them to succeed. Diversity is our secret weapon – it’s the sheer breadth of Walkers people that makes us who we are – gathered from across the globe and fluent in languages, jurisdictions and cultures that help us to mirror our clients and keep our own thinking in tune with the world we operate in.

Overview of role

We are looking for a talented and creative Content Writer to join our dynamic global Marketing, Business Development and Communications department. You will help us communicate in a clear and engaging way to internal and external audiences. This is a key role in our efforts to enhance Walkers' voice and profile globally and in our regional markets.

We want you to help us bring our brand and market positioning to life, showcasing what we do, our market insights and what makes us stand apart from our competitors. Reporting to the Global Head of Communications, you'll write content for our website, social media channels and client communications, as well as podcast briefs and video scripts and internal communications.

Duties, Responsibilities & Person Specification

• Plan, create and edit engaging articles and content for internal and external audiences to support our business priorities

• Work with regional Communications and Marketing & Business Development colleagues to develop content for campaigns, initiatives and events

• Work with Communications colleagues and fee earners to research and develop points of view, insights and thought leadership pieces

• Edit technical articles produced by fee earners to create engaging content that is accessible and easy to read

• Collaborate with our Creative Services team to bring content to life visually

• Champion our brand voice and coach Marketing & Business Development colleagues and fee earners on writing with impact in our house style

• Work with team members on website and social media content planning, delivery and analysis

Education, Skills & Experience

• Able to produce clear, concise, interesting copy and accurately edit and proof content

• Confidently able to translate complex ideas and technical language into impactful and engaging content

• A strong written and verbal communicator 

• Organised and able to manage and deliver to strict deadlines

• Experienced in content writing in the financial or professional services sectors

• Proficient in the MS Office suite and have good working knowledge of social media channels

• Familiar with SEO and know how to optimise content to drive traffic

• Confident in working to a brief and researching and developing content from scratch

• Educated to degree level from a recognised university

• Able and willing to work outside normal working hours/days when required

Walkers global is an equal opportunity employer. Equality and diversity are key to our global identity and an integral part of our goal to continue being an employer of choice. We are committed to a work environment that supports all individuals irrespective of gender, ethnicity, nationality, race, religion, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. We make every effort to ensure that employment opportunities are open and accessible to all purely on the basis of personal ability.