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Would you like to become part of the Primary Engineer Programmes team? We are looking to grow our team with people who share our energy, passion and enthusiasm for delivering exceptional programmes, training and events. We have a number of Job vacancies below.

Creative Copywriter - Burnley

PLEASE NOTE: Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

Primary Engineer have, since 2005, created an engineering curriculum that spans Early Years, Primary, Secondary and Further Education institutions. Our core aims include; the development of children and young people through engagement with engineering, the promotion of engineering careers for pupils through inspiring programmes and competitions, the development of engineering skills for teachers and practitioners as a sustainable model and working to address the gender imbalance in science and engineering.

At Primary Engineer we understand that our strength comes from our fantastic people. The Creative Copywriter role is a fantastic opportunity to work in a high-profile, national organisation where you can make a difference to society. Working alongside world-renowned companies in a fast-paced and versatile environment.


The aims of the job are to contribute to the long-term growth of the company by supporting the content marketing strategy to the highest of standards, with high value content generation. To increase our presence and engagement across all brands and marketing channels. To support internal stakeholders with content requests in an effective and efficient manner. To be a brand guardian of Primary Engineer and it’s multiple brands. To be an effective and active team member within the Marketing team and wider company.

The role contributes significantly to the company in that the job holder, will be a key piece in ensuring success and growth.


As a Primary Engineer Creative Copywriter, you will be responsible for the creation of all marketing content and will form part of an integral team within the business. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience working in similar content, copywriting, or marketing role(s), with experience writing for multiple audiences across a range of platforms and channels. The candidate will have excellent research abilities and use it to understand behaviours of our audience to ensure personalised and quality content is generated. The candidate will need to have excellent time management skills to meet the expectations of internal stakeholders in achieving their deadlines. The candidate will preferably have experience in keyword research, understand SEO best practice and the ability to track and understand web analytics to derive insights and recommendations to optimise content. The role requires a person prepared to work to deadlines, understand how to reprioritise depending on business needs and have excellent eye for detail, grammar and proofing. The role will require interaction with external stakeholders for research and distribution of content created. We need someone charismatic who can communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively both verbally and in writing, at all levels of the organisation.


  • A degree or relevant professional qualification or equivalent experience in marketing
  • 2+ years in copywriting or content marketing
  • 1+ year(s) experience in social media management and content generation
  • Experience creating and managing content across a range of platforms
  • Customer-centric approach to content
  • Knowledge of the latest SEO best practices
  • Passion for creating and maintaining quality content
  • Able to apply own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient verbal and written communication
  • Ability to identify content opportunities through research
  • Ability to prioritise, work well under pressure, multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills


Salary: £20,000 -£22,000 per year

Company pension scheme

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Reporting to Marketing Manager


Place of work will be AMS Neve, Billington Road Technology Park, Burnley. There is also the potential for home working in this role, by prior arrangement.


The post is full-time at 37.5 hours per week,

The office works Monday to Friday.

29 days holiday per annum including bank holidays

The role will be subject to a 3-month probationary period


  • Flexible working for an early finish on Fridays (3pm)
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Laptop provided
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Well being initiatives and activities


Please send your CV and a cover letter to

Note: Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Full job profile available on request

The closing date for applications is the 9th November 2020, with interviews scheduled immediately.

Application Deadline: 09/11/2020