Content Writer- Cars

Posted on April 26th, 2021 | 11 days left to apply | 185 views

OLX is on the hunt for an experienced & talented Content Writer to join our growing editorial team helping us connect with our Car-enthusiasts customer base across several different channels. In this role you’ll be responsible for conducting thorough research on industry related topics, generating ideas and creating content for OLX Autos page, LinkedIn posts and contributing to OLXs’ blog. We are looking for a candidate who is creative, innovative and easily adapts to changes.

If you’re creative, committed and passionate about cars, feel free to share samples of your favorite creations or a portfolio of your published articles, along with your application.

Job responsibilities:

  • Working closely within the marketing team to brainstorm ideas and craft beautifully worded content that is insightful, engaging and impactful.
  • Propose copy concepts and conduct research on any given topic to produce well-researched content for publication online and in print.
  • Good grasp and understanding of numbers and leverage platform data to support content created.
  • Identifying customers’ needs and recommending new content to address gaps in the company's current content.
  • Creating compelling headlines and body copy that will capture the attention of the target audience.
  • Helping create style guides or suggesting changes to ensure content is consistent and clear.
  • Setting and following a strict & busy editorial calendar, collaborating with other members of the content production team to ensure timely delivery of materials.
  • Develop related content for multiple platforms, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and OLXs’ very own blog.
  • Assisting the marketing team in developing content for advertising campaigns.
  • Use search engine optimization (SEO) strategies in writing to maximize the online visibility of a website in search results.

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience in a similar role.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field
  • Impeccable grasp of both Arabic & English languages, including industry-related keywords and expressions.
  • Proven record of excellent writing demonstrated in a professional portfolio.
  • An understanding of search engine optimization best practices.
  • Agile and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • An eye for details and ability to proofread own work is a must.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and time-management skills including prioritizing, scheduling and adapting when necessary.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no daily supervision.
  • Strict adherence to the style guides of OLX and their policies for publication.
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