Content Writer Job Description

This Content Writer job description template includes the list of most important Content Writer duties and responsibilities. It is customisable and ready to post to job boards. Use it to save time, attract qualified candidates and hire the best employees.

If you're looking to hire a Content Writer or a candidate looking wanting more information, here we have laid out the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills that should be in a Content Writer job description. If you're on this page you're likely a business looking to hire a Content Writer or a marketer interested in the role of a Content Writer. If you are looking for a Content Writer job description then below we have a job description template for you below.

Whether you are a business looking to hire or a candidate looking at the role we hope that this helps you in your endeavours. 

We're well placed to help both candidates and companies looking to place Content Writer roles. Links below with information as to how we are able to help you and there are links to our current vacancies too. 


What is a Content Writer?

A Content Writer focuses on writing informative and engaging content in a range of forms in order to help brands showcase their products. Writers will write on a range of subjects and are responsible for creating the best possible written or visual content, from blog posts to press releases. To write relevant articles you will spend time researching industry topics, writing clear marketing copy to promote a businesses products or services and  use Content Management Systems in order to manage content. 

    Content Writer Job Description:

    We are looking for a Content Writer to write content that will push the business forward: content that will enrich our marketing across our web presence, such as new blog posts, guides, and marketing copy across both on and offline. 

    Your responsibilities include conducting thorough research on industry topics, generating ideas for new content, and proofreading articles, blogs and work before publication. We are looking for a candidate that would have decent experience in online and offline content and have an eye for detail and the ability to spot opportunities too. Mainly you will increase interest in our business via our audiences through content. 

    Content Writer Responsibilities

    • Research industry related topics and write related content 
    • Write clear marketing copy to promote our products and services
    • Use Content Management Systems to full effect 
    • Proofread all content before publication
    • Work with editors and internal stakeholders to create decent content
    • Product basic keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase web traffic
    • Support marketing and design teams 
    • Content promotion on social media
    • Identify customers’ needs and gaps in our content and recommend new topics
    • Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)
    • Update website content as needed

    Content Writer Requirements 

    • Proven work experience as a Content Writer, Copywriter or similar role
    • Portfolio of published articles
    • Experience in content research using multiple sources
    • Familiarity with relevant web publications
    • Strong writing and editing skills in English
    • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • BSc in Marketing, English, Journalism or related field

    Looking for Content Writer?

    At The Hidden Market we focus on hiring the best marketing talent for a range of sectors. 

    If you're looking for your next Content Writer position we would love to try and help you secure it. 

    Looking to hire a Content Writer?

    At The Hidden Market we focus on hiring the best marketing talent for a range of sectors. 

    If you are looking to hire a Content Writer we have some great candidates on our books. 

    Want more information?

    Check out our blog or our market insights section to find out more about hiring marketers. 

    How we work at The Hidden Market - hiring Content Writers

    At The Hidden Market we have a range of solutions for business from full recruitment through to advertising services. We place Content Writers at businesses from start up through to corporate. 

    If you are looking for more information on hiring please get in touch here or alternatively as a candidate you are welcome to get in touch here