Junior Copywriter

Remote

About the job

At Suscom Media, it’s our mission to support organisations to adopt sustainable practices for both the planet and people. To help us achieve this, we’re looking for an enthusiastic junior copywriter to work with us covering news content within the business sustainability sector. The types of topics will include net-zero, circular economies, supply chain, diversity & inclusion and governance, renewable technologies, ESG and much more. The sustainability industry is developing at quite a rate, so there may be some new surprises to come!


About Us:

Founded by brother and sister, Suscom Media was created to expedite the transition to sustainable business practices. An innovative publishing company, event organiser, and digital services, we believe communication has the capacity to make real change. .


Our publishing platform Sustainable Future News provides the latest news, information, and guidance on business sustainability. From the day-to-day news within the sector, the key challenges facing businesses on their path to sustainability, along with solutions to help them achieve their sustainability goals.


We’re passionate about sustainable development, and growing an exciting, innovative, and inclusive business.


As a recent start-up, your personality and opinions will be a critical part of our development. The role is initially freelance, but, we’re looking to build a full-time employed team of positive thinkers in the future. We’d love for you to be a part of that process!


About the role:

Each day is different at Suscom Media (that’s all part of the fun) but our new Junior Copywriter’s day-to-day tasks will include things like:

  • Researching and reporting industry trends (current and future)
  • Flexible part-time hours which will ramp up to full time as we grow the business
  • Writing daily objective, industry-leading news articles, based on sustainable trends
  • Proofreading, editing articles and interviews sourced externally by other members of the team
  • Writing great, factual, error-free, and grammatically correct content
  • Growing your database of contacts within the sustainability space
  • Sharing your experiences with the founders on the leading and upcoming trends
  • Collaborating on future strategy of the publishing site.


Experience:

  • Having a natural talent for writing clear, concise and grammatically flawless copy
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to build great relationships with everyone you work with (written examples are a bonus!)
  • A keen attention to detail
  • Being unapologetically yourself, whoever you are. We’re looking for someone who can bring something different to our table
  • Empathy, kindness, and humour. We’re a family business who genuinely care.


Additional skills (not essential!):

  • Knowledge of SEO and relevant keywords and an interest and understanding of sustainability
  • Experience of WordPress and/or digital marketing.


What’s in it for you:

  • Being part of a young and developing start-up, with heaps of opportunities for you to develop your skills and portfolio
  • Creating a company culture from the ground up that you can be proud of
  • The pride that comes from knowing you’re personally working towards achieving sustainable goals
  • Competitive freelance rates with fair and transparent reviews.


Some additional things to keep in mind:

  • We will get back to you within a week, we’re only a small team, so please bear with us
  • Just a reminder, this is a freelance role (for now)
  • The role is fully remote (for now)
  • We’re not looking for an external agency to support with this role
  • We’re open to discussing the pay structure that works best for you (for example, per word / article / hour).


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