Writer / Editor for customer-centric Marketing Communications
What's the role?
We are looking for a native English copywriter (British or American English) to support us in our communication to customers.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.
With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
You will write copy for website editorials and other collateral that serve as blueprint for all our markets worldwide. To do this, you will be collaborating with global marcoms, project management and product marketing. As a B2B brand, writing for Hilti requires an extensive understanding of our inventive and punctiliously designed solutions for professionals in the construction industry. Therefore, you will regularly be exposed to extensive hands-on training on our products and their applications. In addition, you will be safeguarding and further developing our written identity, which relies on a personable but authoritative brand voice. Please provide recently published copy so that we can assess your writing style.
What do we offer?
Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.
Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.
Why should you apply?
These are exciting times for our industry and our brand. So, if you are a self-starter and looking for an opportunity in an environment of positive transformational change, we would love to hear from you.
What you need is:
- Solid copywriting experience for internationally oriented businesses, preferably related to construction or engineering
- Profound understanding of customer facing communication (B2B, B2C)
- Experience using SEO techniques when developing content
- The ability to ensure a consistent brand voice across all communication channels
- An interest in and affinity for a highly competitive, ever-changing industry currently characterized by rapid technological advancement
“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”