Copywriter, Payments

  • London, UK
  • Contract

Company Description

We believe everyone should be able to participate and thrive in the economy, so we’re building tools that make commerce easier and more accessible to all. We started in San Francisco in 2009 with a little white credit card reader and we now serve millions of businesses around the world. We came to the UK in 2017, our fifth global market, and provide hardware and software solutions that help sellers of all sizes start, run and grow their business.

We’re empowering SMEs across the UK to take card payments wherever their customers are - in person, by invoice, over the phone or online. Our Square Reader and Square Stand help our sellers accept Chip & PIN and Contactless payments quickly, easily and affordably. Our Cash app lets people pay each other back instantly. We’re shortening the distance between having an idea and making a living from it—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

We’re looking for a creative and detail-oriented copywriter to support our marketing team in the UK. You will be responsible for localising and producing copy to be used across a wide range of channels including our blog, email marketing and website. You’ll be able to both write to brief and come up with creative new ways to bring Square’s brand to life through the written word. You’ll be a skilled editor with an eye for a typo, and you’ll be comfortable giving concise and constructive feedback on copy. 

Please note that this is a one year fixed-term contract, working 3 days a week from our London office.

You will:

  • Support our marketing team on day-to-day copy production for our blogs, guides, third party content (such as partner marketing campaigns) case studies, social media, display and email campaigns.

  • Build an in-depth knowledge of the Square brand and product offering

  • Be able to explain complicated concepts in simple, engaging language

  • Help manage production of our content, from brief through to publishing via our content management system


You have:

  • Extensive experience writing for a technology brand, preferably with some knowledge of the financial sector

  • Experience both writing and localising content for a UK audience

  • A good understanding of SEO and content marketing

  • Experience with HTML and markdown formatting

  • A broad portfolio of published work

  • Experience with multiple content management systems and workflows, including loading, formatting and publishing content

  • A self-starter attitude and a high degree of motivation to go above and beyond the task at hand

  • 99 problems, but a typo ain’t one

Additional Information

At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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