Creative Copywriter

Manchester United FC

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Manchester United is one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world, playing one of the most popular spectator sports on Earth. Through our 135-year heritage we have won 60 trophies, enabling us to develop one of the world’s leading sports brand and a global community of 659 million followers. Our large, passionate community provides Manchester United with a worldwide platform to generate significant revenue from multiple sources, including sponsorship, merchandising, product licensing, new media & mobile, broadcasting and matchday.

A full time, permanent vacancy has arisen for a Creative Copywriter to work within the Design team based at Old Trafford.

Reporting into the Senior Art Director, the Copywriter will work closely with the Design team to deliver high quality ideas, concepts, creative and written work across all of the club’s projects with a focus on direct response. Work is hugely varied, including campaign concepts, headline development, scriptwriting, short copy and long copy across both below the line and above the line advertising.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in developing creatively appealing and commercially viable copy while delivering to brief. They will have solid client-facing experience, pitching, presenting and developing client relationships. Proven experience of contributing to creative strategy and an in-depth knowledge of marketing communications and delivering creative promotions in retail environments is also required.

Manchester United Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our work place.

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