Seismic was born out of a collective view that we need a Seismic shift to help change society and fix our planet. We believe that the business community has a huge opportunity and responsibility to help make that happen. We have the vision to help 10 million people work for businesses that are a force for good. Now just over a year old, we are on our way!
What we’re looking for
We are a growing team of Seismic Changemakers, and we are now seeking a new Senior Copywriter to help drive forward the next phase of impact and business growth.
We couldn’t think of a more exciting time to join our team, given our momentum in the market, our recent B Corp certification and our incredible success in the Escape the City Top 100. Our culture is vital to us, and we are collectively critical to driving it in the way that will enable us to deliver on our 2nd vision statement of making Seismic the best place you have ever worked.
This is an exciting role in a growing business and will need a high level of energy, motivation, teamship, creativity and organisation to provide the impact we need.
To find our more about Seismic, head to https://www.seismic-change.com/join-us/
At Seismic, we have 2 key goals within the next 5 years:
To be the best employer that you have ever had.
To enable 10 million people to work for B Corps & Net Zero committed companies.
Along with creating impact through everything we do, connecting and building relationships is a core priority for us. This goes for our team too, which is made up of a strong mix of B Corp, Net Zero & ESG expertise throughout the UK and Europe.
We love working with our clients. From start-ups to multinational billion dollar corporations, we are committed to enabling them to prosper by helping them become ever more impactful forces for good.
All that’s missing is you!
The role and its responsibilities
We’re looking for a Copywriter with impact experience to take on a role that promotes the value of social and environmentally conscious business. You’ll be an action orientated individual working with a team that delivers an exciting mixture of impact consulting and communications for our clients.
Key responsibilities will involve writing copy for communications projects on behalf of our clients and for Seismic’s own comms programme. This will include:
Content creation: developing inspiring sustainability content, including reports, blogs, infographics, videos, social media
Editorial: Writing thought leadership editorial in the form of articles in publications or blogs for websites
Sustainability Narratives - crafting key messages to support a clients sustainability agenda - this might be for their B Corp journey, their Net Zero pathway or their ESG strategy
Impact Reporting - Preparing clients’ Impact Reports, collating impact metrics, crafting into a narrative to create a compelling report.
Story telling - Interviewing stakeholders to identify sustainability stories and copywriting these in various formats (website case study, one page pdfs, PPT slides etc)
PPT Decks - crafting compelling copy for presentation decks on behalf of clients
Social Media: Writing social posts on behalf of clients and for Seismic’s own social media, primarily on Linked but also other social channels
You believe that humanity and businesses need to make a seismic shift in the right direction and want to work with a company that is making meaningful change. You want to champion our clients, helping them to communicate their impact journey. At the same time you want to work in a friendly, collaborative and empathetic team, hand in hand with Sustainability Consultants, together delivering impactful projects for high-profile clients.
You have at least 5 years of writing experience, ideally working with clients to create and deliver compelling environmental and social content. You are excellent at interviewing people, reading complex materials and metrics to draw out meaningful stories and narratives, and you can convert this into different types of content. You will be working with our Head of Communications, who will guide and train you, so you will have a supportive mentor and the opportunity to learn and gain new skills and experience.
The ideal candidate is someone who is a go-getter, not afraid of a challenge, has an entrepreneurial spirit, and likes the freedom and creativity that comes with working for a small, high growth team. It is vital that you are self motivated, energetic and a great team player. You must have knowledge of sustainability and proven experience of writing about B Corp, ESG and Net Zero.
Skills and experience
Impact experience in social and sustainable change
B Corp communications experience and knowledge
Narrative and messaging skills
Social media experience (writing posts, not necessarily channel management)
Press release and feature writing for media
Script writing - for video and for speaker events
Design liaison - working with designers and videographers to create content
A qualification in journalism, copywriting or communications is ideal but not essential.
UK, ideally within commuting distance to London for occasional work in the London office, we are unable to sponsor visa's at this time.
Ideally full time. Part time is considered if 4+ days per week.
Salary and benefits
Salary and benefits are competitive and dependent on skills and experience
Day off on your birthday
Seismic Pension Scheme
Personal Development Plan with budgetary support.
Seismic is an equal opportunities employer
Seismic recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. We are building a world class team and we know we need a diverse mix of talented people doing their best work.