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Senior Copywriter

Company: Merkle Periscopix    Location: London SE1
Job Description

As a Senior Copywriter, you will play a key role in leading the copy direction of the Creative team which sits within Merkle’s Customer Experience Department, as well as key client work. A Senior Copywriter is someone that is focused on attention to detail whilst having a creative, yet performance focused, approach to copywriting that will enable you to become a trusted advisor on language and copywriting of all levels.

The Senior Copywriter will work with the Creative Director to set the tone, generate creative ideas for the team to create engaging work that has a meaningful, measurable impact on their client´s business. This person will be able to create and direct varied tone-of-voice and/or work to pre-existing tone-of-voice guidelines set out by clients. They will assist in growing and nurturing client relationships, developing junior copywriter talent and participating in business development efforts.

Life as a Senior Copywriter at Merkle

  • Lead and participate in creative development of data-driven direct response materials from concept to execution

  • Ideate, develop and write content to support experiential creative with an underlying link to performance

  • Work closely with the Creative Director, team leader and designers to develop and deliver successful and award-winning ideas and work

  • Translate client’s marketing objectives into clear, compelling, brand appropriate copy

  • Ensure that all work meets or exceeds the quality standards of the agency

  • Ensure yourself and team follows established internal processes, including adherence to Merkle Creative Principles

  • Pen winning award submissions


  • Ability to tell a story supported by data to senior clients and stakeholders
  • Extensive copywriting experience with advertising, content creation and creative concept development
  • Passion for performance creative and an understanding of the necessity of experience creative
  • Attention to detail, results oriented, customer focused, team player, leader
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, strong problem solving skills, exercise sound business judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities to align with current business needs
  • Focused; a self-starter with experience working in a very fast paced environment

Additional Information

A few of the benefits

As we progress and develop as a company, you will too. Within our fast-growing company, there’s plenty of opportunity to develop your skill set and you’ll be encouraged to be curious and share new ideas. In exchange for your contribution to our award-winning company, we make sure you take advantage of a generous holiday allowance and are paid a competitive salary. We’re really proud of our company values and culture; we have regular company / team socials and want all our employees to enjoy coming into work. Some of our benefits include:

  • Friendly, approachable office atmosphere - and business-casual dress code
  • Free breakfast (toast, spreads, fresh fruit, coffee, tea)
  • Regular company socials (including bowling, Crystal Maze, quiz nights, annual Christmas and Summer parties to name a few!)
  • On-site Games Room with ping pong and pool table
  • The company pays for our lunch on the last Friday of every month
  • On Friday’s at 4:30pm (aka. Four Thirsty) everyone can help themselves to a celebratory drink
  • Cycle2Work scheme, free eye tests, a company mobile phone and season ticket loans (post 3-month probation)

Merkle | Periscopix are proud to have consistently featured in the Sunday Times Top 100 Small Companies to Work For. We take great pride in this as it’s awarded as a result of employee feedback – we’re committed to maintaining a positive and enjoyable workplace.