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Torpedo is an award-winning creative agency based near Oxford. But you could be based pretty much anywhere.

We provide creative digital marketing and design for a wide range of great clients, nationally and internationally. But right now, we’re looking for a highly creative copywriter with broad agency experience and a genuine passion for words to join our team. Your thing will be writing copy that engages the target audience and helps our clients build meaningful relationships with their customers. 

You’ll relish the opportunity to create original work, the challenge of getting stuck into a creative brief, and the chance to create engaging copy for campaigns, content and marketing communications. You’ll tell everyone awards don’t matter, but you’ll be quietly over the moon when your work wins one.

Role & responsibilities

  • Work closely with our talented creative, digital and client service teams to create high quality, long and short format copy that resonates with B2B and B2C audiences.
  • Align with client tone of voice brand guidelines and create campaign copy across print, digital and social media. 
  • Work closely with our motion and client teams to research and develop video scripts.
  • Support client brand strategy projects by engaging in research such as target audience interviews and messaging workshops and developing tone-of-voice guidelines.
  • Assist with new business pitches and creating copy content for presentations.
  • Take responsibility for multiple copywriting projects to ensure they are all delivered on time and to the highest standard.

Technical skills & experience

  • Take responsibility for multiple copywriting projects to ensure they are all delivered on time and to the highest standard.
  • At least 2 years previous agency experience, within a creative or marketing environment
  • Excellent grasp of the English language is essential, including exceptional spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Confidence in communicating ideas and delivering compelling copy content across print, digital and social media. 
  • Well-developed research skills, an enquiring mind and a natural curiosity to find out and absorb information about unfamiliar topics, products or markets to become an expert quickly.
  • The ability to make complex propositions simple and easy to understand.
  • Knowledge of working within the parameters of corporate tone-of-voice guidelines to create campaign copy that can be easily localised for other language markets. 
  • Experience in creating consistent and distinctive copy styles for each communication and the ability to revise or redevelop existing campaign copy.

 Please provide link to portfolio or samples of work on application.

Torpedo is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and provide an inclusive environment where our team can grow.

Company Benefits

We like to look after our team and provide a lot of benefits. This is all the normal stuff we offer but, with the pandemic going on, some of these have been put on the back-burner for a while for safety reasons. We’re bringing it all back now – we’ve missed our parties and the pick ‘n’ mix!

Wherever you’re working from:

  • Flexible working
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after five years) plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bupa health insurance
  • Bupa dental insurance
  • Bupa wellbeing health expenses cash plan
  • Conferences and training
  • Regular social events including the Christmas Party and the famous Torpedo Summer Family Fun Day
  • Annual Torpedo Awards
  • Team challenges such as Blenheim Triathlon, 3 Peaks, Tough Mudder, Jurassic Walk
  • Cycle to work bike scheme
  • Free annual flu vaccination
  • Sports teams including running, football and netball.
  • Income Protection

And for when you’re in the office:

  • Modern agency environment in a converted barn
  • Excellent location with free parking
  • Charging points if you drive electric
  • Covered bike shed
  • Showers
  • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court
  • Free fruit in the office every week
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee
  • Tasty snacks and pick ‘n’ mix sweets
  • Breakout area with large TV
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlists

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