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Copywriter CV Template + Tips and Download

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Sam Bryan

214 Green Road
Bromley
BE12 9RG
Mob: 079 4532 3477       Email: sambryan@live.co.uk

Personal profile statement

I am a creative, imaginative and resilient Copywriter with a talent for developing effective written materials including, but not limited to, corporate web content, emails, press releases, newsletter articles, blog posts and social-networking site posts. My 1st Class Hons Degree in Advertising and my extensive experience in this field is a testament to the passion and drive I have to succeed in this competitive industry.

Achievements

  • 1st Class Honours Degree from Babylon University
  • 2014 DMA Awards- Shortlisted for the “Best Writing” category

Education

2009 – 2013BA (Hons) AdvertisingBabylon UniversityGrade achieved: [1:1]

Relevant Modules:

  • Decoding Advertisements
  • Applied Advertising Campaigns
  • Digital Communications
  • Introduction to Copywriting
  • Brand Meaning and Purpose

2007 – 2009
Results: English: A English Literature: B Psychology: A
A LevelsFullerton College
2000 – 2007
Results: 9 GCSEs at Grades A-B, including Maths and English
GCSEsTownsville School

Work experience

Jan 2014 – PresentCopywriter           Absolute Adverts

Main duties performed:

  • Creating product descriptions to be used in advertisements
  • Generating content for the corporate website and maintaining the blog
  • Performing Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) duties; keyword research, title and description tags, keyword density, competitor analysis, backlinks, etc.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest news in the industry such as monitoring Google’s search quality updates
  • Utilising the advanced features of the Content Management System (CMS)
  • Maintaining the social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Google+)
  • Monitoring the organisation’s website traffic through Google Analytics
  • Conducting extensive research during the writing process
  • Proofreading and editing content pieces before they are published
  • Writing guest posts to be posted on other reputable websites
  • Updating old articles on the website with fresh and relevant content
  • Brainstorming and conceptual thinking sessions
  • Performing minor graphics design duties and liaising with freelance graphics designers to ensure that the text & image advertisements are visually appealing
  • Familiarising ourselves with clients’ products and/or services and target markets
  • Presenting ideas to clients for approval
  • Implementing approved ideas either digitally or via print
  • Closely monitoring the effectiveness of advertising campaigns
  • Assisting clients with their branding needs
  • Assisting the Marketing Director with developing effective marketing strategies

Jul 2013 – Jul 2014Product Marketer (Placement)         Howard’s Hardware

Main duties performed:

  • Familiarising with the entire product catalogue
  • Developing compelling product descriptions for in-store and digital catalogues
  • Managing the company’s blog which promoted new products and offered after-sales support to existing customers
  • Brainstormed with the marketing department regarding new and compelling ways the business can stand out from its competitors

Qualifications

  • Advanced Copywriting Skills – CIM (2014)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist- Expert (2013)
  • HTML Certification (2012)

Skills

  • Presentation skills: Able to effectively and confidently communicate ideas to clients, superiors and colleagues without becoming nervous
  • Creativity: Adept at thinking outside the box to come up with new and fresh content, slogans, catchphrases and branding ideas
  • Writing skills: Being an avid reader and having done English Literature at A Levels has given me the ability to write in a wide range of styles on various subjects. I can touch-type at a writing speed of 74wpm (words per minute) with 98% accuracy
  • Research skills: Able to extract information from a variety of primary as well as secondary sources to determine effectiveness of advertising campaigns
  • Computer-savvy: Able to operate both Windows and Macintosh operating systems as well as having excellent knowledge computer programs

Hobbies and interests

When I am not busy taking the advertising world by storm, I enjoy going out and dine with my friends, family and colleagues. In addition, I also like following the latest trends in the social and digital marketing industries.

References

Mr Alex Jackson
Senior Copywriter, Absolute Adverts
Address: 9 Margaret Ave, Cannock, Y19 8PZ
Tel: 0723 7445 9993
Email: alexjackson@live.co.uk
Mr Brandon Parkinson
Manager, Howard’s Hardware
Address: 5 Leicester St, Corbridge, T12 9YQ
Tel: 0780 5661 0234
Email: bparkinson@gmail.com

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Tips

  • Work experience: Securing a job as a Copywriter, just like any other marketing job, isn’t going to be easy and there is immense competition for any job openings. It is, therefore, vital that your CV is full of examples and reasons why you would be the ideal candidate for the job. Good examples include; having previous work experience, having a personal blog, writing guest posts for newspapers, writing articles as a hobby and working on writing your first book for publishing.

Good Luck!

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OVERVIEW

  • SALARY RANGE
    £20.000 – £45.000
  • ENTRY
    Degree and Work Experience
  • WORKING HOURS
    36+ hours per week

Competencies

  • Writing Skills
    Excellent writing skills to write clear and concise reports and web content
  • Computing Skills
    Having excellent knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office
  • Interpersonal Skills
    Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate and interact with others
  • Attention to Detail
    Ensuring that no “small details” are overlooked when working on content projects
  • Creativity
    Ability to “think outside the box” and come up with novel ideas
  • Research
    Searching and examining a subject in a focused manner; digital trends, article ideas, keyword analysis, web traffic fluctuations, etc.

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