Content Writer

Company:  Kurogo
Location: London
Closing Date: 19/07/2024
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Job DescriptionHey, we're Kurogo. ??We create thought leaders through personal branding. Over the last 2 years, we've worked with some of the most exciting founders, CEOs and entrepreneurs globally to build their personal brands. We help clients unlock the power of personal branding by: positioning them as authorities in their industry, developing content strategies that reflect their expertise, creating social content and video content to grow their presence and landing them media features in leading publications.We're an ambitious bunch on a mission to become the go-to personal branding agency in the world. And we have a GREAT time doing it. Lots of cool things are happening at Kurogo and we're looking for a Content Writer to join the team! Fancy joining us? ??About the role.Job Title: Content WriterSalary: £26,500 - £28,000 per annum (depending on experience)Terms of employment: 12-month contract (with 2-month probationary period) (after the initial contract, we'd look to make the role permanent)Hours: Full-timeLocation: RemoteReporting to: Account Manager and Head of Client StrategyApplication deadline: Friday 7th June 2024 (at 11:59pm)Interview dates: w/c 10th June and w/c 17th June 2024Position summary.We’re looking for a talented Content Writer to join Kurogo. Ideally, you’ll have first-hand experience writing social-first content (i.e., LinkedIn and/or Twitter content) for CEOs, founders or company executives. You may have worked at an agency, in-house or freelancer. As a Content Writer, you’ll write social media content for a suite of clients from a range of sectors (and countries!) - some of the most exciting founders, CEOs and entrepreneurs in the world. You’ll work in a ‘Pod’ with an Account Manager and a Social Community Executive to develop our clients’ personal brands. Your key responsibility will be to produce highly engaging content that builds our clients’ audience and authority on social media.You’ll be a talented writer with a deep interest in writing social media content for clients in diverse sectors and you’ll be passionate about personal branding. As a young and ambitious organisation, we’re looking for someone with entrepreneurial drive, commercial acumen and someone hungry to join an early-stage agency.We’ve grown rapidly in 2022 and 2023 and don’t plan on slowing down anytime soon. In fact, we’re continuing our expansion globally in 2024 and you can join us on this journey. Let's become the world’s go-to personal branding agency. ??Key responsibilities.To work with your Pod (Account Manager and Social Community Executive) and senior team to execute personal brand positioning strategies effectively through high-quality contentTo write content for social media (predominantly LinkedIn) that generates engagement, grows our clients’ following, builds credibility and lands them opportunitiesTo adopt varying tones of voice to reflect our clients’ goals, industries and brandsTo work closely with our clients to understand what makes them stand out and the reputation they want to buildTo research and understand our clients’ industries inside outTo monitor our clients’ industries to spot opportunities for reactive content and trends we can jump onTo repurpose press releases, media features and other content into highly engaging social media contentTo share information and best practice on producing industry leading content openly and productively with the wider teamTo bring your own thoughts and ideas to the table as to how we can grow as an agencyWhat we are looking for. ??2 years' experience (minimum) in content writing for social media (this could be at an agency, in-house or freelance)Keen interest in the personal branding space + passionate about writing short-form content (like LinkedIn or Twitter)The ability to spot trending content and viral ideasProactive, self-motivated and organised, with excellent project management skillsDetermined to learn and develop with us - constantly looking to improve our delivery, the business and your own skillsA creative and curious individual - someone who is not afraid to experiment and push the boundaries of the content you writeAbility to handle multiple clients/projects simultaneouslySomeone with a positive attitude to feedbackAbility to work both independently and collaboratively. We’re a remote-first agency, so you’ll spend a lot of time working from home (though there will be opportunities to meet the team in-person, such as at the Kurogo Studio in London)A typical week could involve: ??Working with your Pod colleagues to build personal brand strategies for new clients, to position them as a thought leaders in their industryBuilding content strategies for client and writing high-quality social content for your clients to grow their audience and authority (the vast majority of content you'll write will be for LinkedIn)Attending whole team meetings and Pod meetings to report on the status of your clientsAttending regular content calls with clients to collect powerful stories, advice and their life/business updates that you can turn into engaging social contentEditing content to optimise its performanceCollaborating with your Pod to develop existing clients' content strategiesAnalysing campaign performance and updating content strategiesWhat we can offer you. ??£26,500 - £28,000 per annum (depending on experience)Flexible working hours (8:30am-12pm core hours)29 days per year (including your birthday) + public holidays in England & Wales.A 3-night stay once per year at (digital detox cabins)Bespoke wellbeing plan, and individual wellbeing budgetThe opportunity to support and work with a social cause of your choice every yearMentoring for personal and professional development, with yearly personal professional development budgetAn afternoon of L&D every monthWhole team in-person socials, virtual socials + in-person co-working days with colleaguesIncentives for building your personal brandInterested? Here’s how to apply.Please visit: and follow these instructions:Attach your CVAnswer the two questionsAnd feel free to attach any supporting evidence you feel relevant (e.g., this could be samples of your writing)Please let us know if there's anything we can do to better accommodate you throughout the application or interview process. Get in touch with us, [email protected] ** Only applications made through our careers site will be accepted ** ** No recruiters at this moment please **** You are encouraged to apply for the role even if you don’t meet all the requirements **** We're a small team, but we'll endeavour to get back to every application as soon as possible **
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