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Content Executive

Rotterdam House, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead

26,000 basic salary and company benefits
26,000 basic salary and company benefits
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Job description

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your talent to write about some of the biggest motor brands in the world?

We are currently looking for a talented Content Executive to join our growing marketing team in Gateshead.

As one of the largest automotive retail groups in the UK, Vertu Motors is proud to represent 32 of the World's most popular vehicle manufacturers from 155 sites nationwide. Our three main brands include Bristol Street Motors, Macklin Motors and Vertu Motors.

Our Mission Statement is "To deliver an outstanding customer motoring experience through honesty and trust", and as a custodian of the voice of our sites, you will play a key role in this.

You will report into the Head of Digital Content and write to support web content output, working across a variety of materials using a content and events calendar.

Key Duties Will Include

  • Creating web copy to entice and engage customers to use our products and services
  • Creating content which performs to our SEO guidelines
  • Uploading and editing work using a CMS
  • Developing a diverse range of content assets using customer personas to attract, convert and retain customers
  • Generate compelling, imaginative, and original content ideas
  • Create content which can be syndicated and shared
  • Ensure all content is aligned to the brand look, feel and tone ensuring consistent experience
  • Use and play a role in developing customer personas and align them to customer journeys
  • Ensure all content is edited, proof-read and fact checked before being published
  • Use of analytical tools to monitor content performance and improve future work
  • Liaise with key stakeholders across the wider teams including PR/Social, Data and Development
  • Continuously reviewing competition (direct/indirect) to generate new ideas to draw audience's attention

For This Role We Are Looking For You Have

  • A degree or equivalent in English, Creative Writing, Marketing, or similar relevant subject
  • 2+ years' copywriting experience. Web copy, sales copy, direct response or similar
  • The ability to think creatively to overcome problems using language
  • A passion and interest in automotive
  • Experience using project management tools such as Asana would be advantageous
  • Ability to produce long and short copy
  • A good knowledge of SEO best practice
  • Experience updating and maintaining web pages and blogs
  • Experience of using HTML would be useful but not essential

If you're a good communicator, a team player and a creative thinker with a passion for writing quality copy, then we want to hear from you!

Whilst this role is based in Gateshead, we do offer Hybrid working to our colleagues.

We are proud to be the Motor Retailer who invests more in our colleague's personal development than any other, so if you are successful, you can look forward to on-going training opportunities that provide you with the right career path, career progression and a range of benefits you would expect from an employer of choice which includes:

•25 days holiday rising with length of service plus bank holidays

•Access to our online rewards platform giving you cash back and discounts for multiple retailers

•Preferential Service Rates

•Colleague Purchase Scheme

•Share Incentive Scheme


•Enhanced Maternity

Apply now to be considered for this role!


  • Vertu Reward Scheme
  • Preferential Service Rates
  • Colleague Purchase Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity
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Earls Court
Fifth Avenue Business Park
, Team Valley Trading Estate
, Gateshead
, NE11 0HF