Creative Writer

Location
London
Salary
£58941 - £65490 per annum
Posted
15 Jun 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Ref
052190
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Title: Creative Writer, Storytelling

Location: Chiswell Street

We appreciate that traditional hours might not work for everyone and whilst we can't guarantee to be able to accommodate every working pattern, we're happy to be asked, and will also consider flexible options.

Our Mission

We're on a journey to build the bank of the future, and we need your help. We're continuing our extensive transformation Programme, with an investment of £3bn, redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Become part of our diverse team, and you'll experience a rare opportunity to impact the lives of more than 26 million customers through brands including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, and Scottish Widows. We need people who can make this transformation a reality.

Our team

We're a creative production Storytelling team in Lloyds Banking Group's Design Team; planning, writing, editing, and delivering outstanding quality, highly polished content for video, digital, print & social. Primarily inspiring our colleagues, as well as supporting the Bank's external profile, you'll be collaborating with Producers, Animators, Filmmakers, Motion Graphic, Graphic Artists, and stakeholders to ensure that the narrative structure for all our content is fit for channel, audience, and purpose. We're a fun and diverse team who love what we do!

About the role

Do you love and understand the power of words? As a highly skilled and experienced Creative Writer in the team, you'll be drawing ideas and inspiration from participants across the Group. You'll contribute to delivering the highest quality written and visual content across all formats and platforms.

Please submit examples of published work with your application. Only candidates who send links or attachments of published work will be considered.

 

What we need from you

  • Experience in interpreting briefs, developing editorial formats and ideas in a fast-paced environment. Strong scriptwriting and editorial abilities for different mediums.
  • Contributing to ideation, strategy, and brainstorm sessions with teams.
  • Experience adapting style, tone, and content to appeal to a range of audiences with proven success, with demonstrable examples of work within written and audio-visual formats
  • Working with the graphic, motion, and film production teams to ensure all content has a clear narrative arc and call to action.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and interviewing skills.

Desirable

  • Advisory experience to a broad range of colleagues and groups on best practice in the production of engaging written content.
  • Hands-on knowledge of variety of content creation styles, channels, and approaches.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and screenwriting software and formatting.

What you'll get from the role

This is an exciting time to join us we, have an excellent benefits package but more than that we're an encouraging team that invest in a collaborative approach where everyone's opinion is heard, and colleagues are encouraged to develop and use an inquisitive nature in their role.

We'll also give you a comprehensive package that includes:

  • Base salary: £58, 941 - £65, 490
  • Discretionary variable annual performance bonus
  • 4% flex benefit cash pot to spend on benefits (or take as cash)
  • Generous employer pension contribution up to 15%
  • 30 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Private medical health cover, share plans and access to staff discounts!

Together we'll make a difference We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation. We'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

We're proud to have received the following industry recognition:

'Stonewall Top Private Sector Employer', 'Top10 Employer for Working Families', 'The Times Top 50 Employer for Women', 'Gold Standard' and "Best Workplace Adjustments Process" from the Business Disability Forum - each demonstrating our dedication to the principles of agile working and inclusion for all.

Sound like your ideal next workplace? If you have the right skills, we're after and playing a key role in our digital transformation appeals then we'd love to hear from you.

Please submit examples of published work with your application. Only candidates who send links or attachments of published work will be considered.

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