Copywriter (6 Month Fixed Term Contract)

London, UK

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet.

Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home.

Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 1,900 employees across 9 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

Remitly is looking for an experienced copywriter for the International business to help tell our story. You are a versatile writer who will drive growth in our advertising, landing pages, product experience (UX), and emails. Knowing how to balance emotional and informational writing will be essential.

This role is for an initial 6-month fixed term contract. As part of the screening process, we will want to discuss your current portfolio to offer you the opportunity to share and show your expertise with us.

You will be based in London, reporting to the Director, GTM. Onboarding will be remote as all roles are working from home because of the current situation.

You Will:

  • Write effective copy across the customer journey. You know the difference between writing to convert a new user vs. engaging an existing customer
  • Using UX writing principles, guide users through our product and explain its value in the fewest words possible
  • Partner with the Go-To-Market, Digital Marketing, Product, and Business Management teams to translate their briefs to high-quality copy
  • Provide review and QA services to other individuals when needed
  • Partner with the larger copywriting team (based in Seattle) to ensure copy is insight-driven and on brand
  • Work with external partners when needed, providing constructive feedback

You Have:

  • 5 years of experience in an agency or in-house team
  • Consumer brand and UX copywriting experience a must; Fast-growing/eCommerce tech brands preferred
  • Comfortable with operating autonomously and managing your workload
  • An instinct for balancing brand goals with performance goals
  • An understanding of A/B testing
  • A passion for people, communication, marketing, and storytelling
  • A sensitivity and desire to understand several cultures and trends
  • English language skills are a must, the ability to write in another language is a plus

Our Benefits

  • "Open leave" policy, subject to approval
  • Health insurance
  • Travel benefit
  • Learning benefit
  • 3000+ free online courses available

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer