FireCask is looking for a Copywriter and Outreach Executive to join our growing team. This role will involve working closely with all members of the team to:

  • Deliver expertly written content, optimised for SEO
  • Promotion of that content using digital PR and outreach skills

Apply via the form at the below the job description. STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE!
SalaryCompetitive, based on experience
LocationManchester City Centre
Starting DateASAP
Vacancy TypePermanent
Experience1+ Years
HoursMonday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Application Deadline20th August 2018


Creating amazing content is what we do best at FireCask. Our clients range from travel, tech and food, right the way through to professional services. This means we’ll need you to have a great eye for detail and the ability to switch-up your writing style to fit the tone and style of who you’re writing for.

Have an inquisitive mind? Perfect. Research is an essential part of the copywriting process, so understanding how to delve into research to get the right answer is something we would be looking for in our ideal candidate for this role.

Keen eye for detail? We would be looking for someone with a deadly eye for detail. Proofreading and editing the team’s written content for tone, grammar and punctuation.

Ideally, you would have a working knowledge of SEO and understand how important it is to write well-optimised copy. The golden ticket here is to deliver this well-optimised copy, within the boundaries of tone and style guidelines.


We create great content and we want the world to know about it. This is where outreach comes into the mix. Taking your expertly written content and broadcasting it to the world, with the aim of generating placements, coverage and backlinks.

You will be working alongside the content and outreach team and will assist them in delivering their strategies.


Got a blog to show off your scribing skills? Show us!

Been published on a website or featured in a magazine? Shout about it!

If you have studied a relevant degree or had an internship within a digital marketing agency – tell us all about it!

We want to know all about you and why you’re passionate about creating great content that you’d be proud to show off to the rest of the world.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Content writing and SEO copywriting experience
  • An understanding of keyword research and how it fits into content
  • Working knowledge of outreach processes
  • Knowledge of digital PR desirable
  • Demonstrate experience of both SEO optimised & creative content writing (both blogs and landing page copy)
  • Experience researching topics for use within a piece of content
  • Proofreading and quality assurance

What we look for

  • Passion for content and the written word
  • Proactive and positive attitude to work
  • Punctuality and good time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills

Minimum Requirements

  • Educated to at least A-Level
  • Presentation and people skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage time to hit them
  • Be a good team player
  • A very high standard of written and spoken English
  • Optimised copywriting experience essential
  • An understanding of broader marketing channels (PPC, Email, Social Media) is desirable but not essential
  • Ability to build rapport with journalists/bloggers
  • Knowledge of WordPress or other CMS systems desirable
  • An understanding of other areas of SEO would be beneficial but not essential
  • Knowledge of the latest best practice techniques for link acquisition
  • Good time management skills
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Accuracy and an eye for detail

FireCask will provide on the job training so that you become proficient in skills such as keyword research, link profiling research, ability to plan short, mid and long term strategies; to name a few.

Bonus Skills

  • Moonlighting projects (include them in your application!)
  • Experience in further digital marketing roles/activities
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Knowledge of outreach tools beneficial
  • Knowledge of how to perform keyword research preferred
  • Research skills
  • Knowledge of the latest best practice techniques for link acquisition

Why Us?

FireCask is a growing and powerful agency that help businesses evolve online. When you work here you’ll be joining a laid-back but professional team. When you work for us you’ll benefit from:

  • A company laptop with secondary monitor
  • Having your birthday off
  • Access to good coffee. Also, Alex makes a cracking cup of tea!
  • Ability to grow and develop within the agency
  • An on-going training program and the backing of all our consultants
  • The potential to work with big brands within different verticals
  • A relaxed and fun working environment
  • Being fed at regular company lunches
  • Joining us at the pub 🙂
  • Joining us on our annual trip to Italy!

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