Copywriter

Vacancy information

Disciplines:Communication
Career level:Professional (> 6 jaar)
Pre-education:HBO
Location:IJmuiden
Final apply:24-02-2019

What's your job?

We are looking for an experienced copywriter to join our team. You will be part of the Corporate Communication and Public Affairs (CCPA) department of Tata Steel Europe. Check below if you got what it takes to ensure coherence, consistency, correctness, relevance, impact and quality of internal and external content.

Own our weekly pan-European email newsletter. The newsletter updates employees about strategic topics, ensuring that best practices are shared and celebrated.As a copywriter you are well-connected with local communication teams and the communication business partners to ensure relevant news is always picked up and fresh. The newsletter is offered in both Dutch and English, requiring the ability to translate or check translations.

Own syndicated content in the fortnightly hub newspapers. The hub newspapers are essential communications tools in our organisation that consists of a majority of offline employees in our factories. We have two newspapers, one in English aimed at our UK supply chain and one in Dutch that caters for our Dutch employees. Some of the pages are created centrally with new content and as a copywriter you will be responsible for creating the copy in close coordination with the local teams and the business partners.

You will invest in quickly acquiring a sharp understanding of our business, its performance and the context in which it operates and use this understanding to support the company’s senior leadership in their employee communication. This may involve support for communication about financial results, columns, blogs, speeches and any other means of communication that engages our employees with our strategy, our leadership and the direction of our company. Your role will also be to ensure the timely availability of these communications in various languages.

Further responsibilities:

  • You act as an advisor to communications colleagues and other stakeholders on business matters, combining thorough knowledge of the company strategy, business performance and context, and internal news.
  • You ensure consistent strategic messaging across all internal and external corporate content.
  • You provide guidance on style and tone and ensure both are used consistently on a local and corporate level, correcting where necessary. Coach content providers to increase writing skills.

Is this you?

  • You have at least 5 years experience as a copywriter. Preferably in a corporate environment in order to understand the complexity of working with multiple stakeholders with different agendas.
  • You have Bachelor or Master’s degree with relevance for the business environment
  • You should be fluent in both Dutch and British English, use correct grammar and be able to correct faulty Dutch and English language. Working knowledge German will be highly valued.  
  • You have the ability to be an internal advisor on copy and tone-of-voice in both languages.
  • You must be a team player and a strong communicator.

What do we offer?

A unique role at a global player in the industry. A job where you will find everything to make your work interesting.

You also can expect:

  • One-year contract with the possibility to permanent.
  • A wide range of development and growth opportunities within Tata Steel.
  • Very interesting secondary terms such as a variable profit sharing and a fixed end-of-year bonus of 2% and 8% holiday allowance.
  • A minimum of 37 vacation days.
  • Excellent benefits including a beneficial pension scheme.
  • A competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
  • Flexible working hours and a good work/life balance.

What's your department?

Your team

Within the Corporate Communications & Public Affairs department (CCPA) you work in a team of approximately 35 colleagues. You work closely together with colleagues within the various CCPA subsections, such as Corporate Branding, Sustainaibility, External Communication.

Your department

The Corporate Communications & Public Affairs department (CCPA) is committed to building and protecting the Tata Steel brand and its reputation in Europe. The department has expertise in Internal Communication, Branding, External Relations (Media Relations, Public Affairs and Community Management) and Sustainability.

The main objectives for Internal Communication are: 1) to involve employees in the strategy to ensure that each employee understands his / her personal contribution to the success of the company; 2) support management in communication to increase employee engagement and motivation; 3) stimulate a culture of empowerment and 4) offer an outside-in perspective and provide the various departments with relevant information and advice about stakeholders.

Apply or learn more?

Are you excited about this job? Apply via the application button and do not forget to include your motivational letter. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Nico Diroë, Corporate Recruiter, phone 0251-492155.

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Application process

1. Apply

Good choice, you have applied! We are going to review your application and contact you as soon as possible.

2. First interview

We already know a lot about you, but we would also like to know you personally and hear from you why you think you are fit with us.

3. Follow-up interview(s)

There are more colleagues who would like to get to know you. We would also like to take this opportunity to show you more about us.

4. Contract proposal

Nice, you are just ahead of the start of a new challenge. Because of our own Tata Steel cao we offer you a good employment package, which we would like to explain in a personal conversation.

5. Employed

Congratulations, we have become colleagues! Getting acquainted with the special world of steel production can start now.

More information?

Nico Diroë
Recruiter
T: +31 (0) 251 492155

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