Junior Copywriter (eCommerce) - Fixed Term Contract


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive plus benefits

Closing Date

30/09/2021 22:45

About the Role

In this exciting and creative role, you'll assist the eCommerce Copywriters by writing compelling, persuasive and detailed fashion/homeware product copy, whilst highlighting desirable features and practical functions. Please note this is a temporary position, 6 months fixed; but a great opportunity to work for our brand in a fast paced, exciting enviroment. 

  • Work closely with buying teams in order to articulate and capture all key selling points
  • Write grammatically correct, accurate and engaging product descriptions across fashion and homeware including external Dropship suppliers
  • Write SEO optimised banner and footer content
  • Liaise with wider eCommerce team, Digital Marketing and B&M
  • Work closely with the wider Copywriting team to ensure a consistent tone of voice for the brand
  • Help improve site conversion rate and revenue
  • Provide copy feedback to the wider team to ensure everything is accurate
  • Respond to customer Q&A re. stock enquiries/additional product information needed
  • Monitor 1-3 star reviews across the site to identify issues such as missing product information

About You


  • Copywriting experience preferably with a leading clothing retailer
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Creative
  • Competencies Required
  • You will need to be extremely organised  and have the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to manage own time and deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of SEO and keyword searches
  • Highly literate with excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.