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Culture Trip is a startup that inspires people to explore culture & creativity.

Junior Copywriter - Bookable Content

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Culture Trip is a global hyper-growth startup operating in travel, media and entertainment. We create stories that reveal what is unique and special about a place, its people and its culture. In-house creative teams work with a global network of more than 300 freelance creators to produce articles, videos, photography, illustration and animation.

From just a dozen people in late 2016, the team has expanded to more than 250. This diverse group of software engineers, product designers, data scientists, editorial experts and content creators are spread across offices in London, New York City and Tel Aviv. Alumni of companies including Google, Facebook, Expedia, Lonely Planet, Spotify, Bloomberg, Viacom, TripAdvisor and the BBC have joined recently. A recent Series B funding injection from PPF Group of $80 million has further propelled rapid growth. Monthly unique visitors to the site have gone from 4 million to nearly 20 million, cross-platform social followers have increased from 1 million to 7 million, and app downloads have leapt from 50,000 to 2 million. Culture Trip videos have been viewed more than 2 billion times. Culture Trip, founded by Dr Kris Naudts, has been named by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing companies to watch.

Everyone working at Culture Trip is driven by a shared vision: to inspire people to go beyond their cultural boundaries and connect with the world around them. We want to bring the world to everyone and in doing so bring everyone closer together.

The Role

We are looking for a Junior Copywriter to join our Bookable Content team on a permanent basis at a very exciting time of growth. You’ll work from the London office alongside a team of copywriters and editors who produce and optimise the bookable content on site to enable our users to take action in the real world, ensuring Culture Trip’s house style and creative guidelines are embodied in every piece.

Reporting to the Deputy Editorial Director, you will be responsible for writing on-brand copy for places to stay and local experiences in multiple destinations.


Main Responsibilities
* Writing creative and precise travel-based content to appear on culturetrip.com
* Writing insightful descriptions for places to stay and experiences across multiple destinations
* Working alongside our copy editors to ensure all content is published free of mistakes and adheres to our Editorial Guidelines, Style and Image Guides
* Working closely with sales, contracting and customer services to deliver content against weekly targets
* Optimising content for SEO with relevant keywords
* Creating articles and item pages in Wordpress

Desired Skills and Experience
* Exceptionally strong in editorial, with an eye for compelling content covering a wide array of locations and topics
* Knowledge and experience of content production and journalism within travel and culture
* Good editing skills with an eye for what makes a great story and how to engage readers with excellent copy
* Excellent organisational and people skills
* Strong understanding of the differences between social media and search engine optimised content
* Familiarity with WordPress is essential

Culture Trip is committed to equality of opportunity for all. We strongly believe that diversity of backgrounds, ethnicities, experience, circumstances, abilities and perspectives leads to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our users.