Content Strategist

London, England, United Kingdom | Marketing | Full-time

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About Bark

Bark is the UK’s largest & fastest growing services marketplace, helping people find the right professional for their project in over 1,000 unique categories. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Paddington, London, Bark operates in the UK, US, Ireland, Canada and South Africa. The business is already profitable with a proven model but has the feel of a startup and also most of its work still to do. We are on a mission to build the Amazon of services and are passionate about making people’s lives more efficient and helping businesses grow. We are looking for like-minded and exceptionally talented people to join us on this journey.

 

About the role

Bark is looking for its first content strategist to own all things content across the business. You will work with all business functions to develop content strategies and execute the end-to-end content creation process. The content you create will have a direct influence on Bark’s growth so you’ll be working directly with senior management and the founders to deliver exciting, sales-led content. It will be a challenging, yet extremely rewarding, role which is why Bark’s looking for a driven, passionate and creative individual to deliver first-class results.

 

Responsibilities

  • Own the full content lifecycle from strategy and positioning to hands-on writing and iteration
  • Explain complicated concepts in simple and exciting language
  • Collaborate with all teams including product, marketing and sales teams to create content for new product launches and sales campaigns
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining close attention to detail and meeting tight, frequently changing deadlines
  • Strategise, position and deliver content in enticing and sales-focused ways
  • Evangelize high content standards across the business and build Bark’s voice

 

Required skills

  • At least 4+ years of proven experience in content strategy, copywriting and content development
  • Natural ability to persuade, entice and sell through well-written content and intelligent positioning
  • Self-starter who is extremely driven and ambitious
  • Proactive and highly organized with strong time management and planning skills
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use data to inform decisions
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Preferably experience in high volume SMB environments

 

Some of our benefits

  • Share options in a rapidly growing company whose founders have a proven track record
  • Private health insurance
  • Monthly socials and massive parties
  • Fully stocked kitchen and weekly team lunches
  • Be at the forefront of an industry with new and exciting problems to solve!