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We’re looking to hire an experienced and talented Content Writer to join our elite team of Optibac content creators. You’ll need to be a qualified health professional with a proven track record of writing and editing written content to the highest standards.
Optibac is the UK and Ireland’s most recommended* probiotics brand. Our vision is to ‘empower millions to make life changing health choices with probiotics’.
As scientists discover more about the important role of the gut in overall health and wellbeing, the global demand for probiotic supplements is increasing dramatically. It’s therefore a very exciting time to join our company, which has doubled in size over the past few years. We are the experts in friendly bacteria, specialising entirely in live cultures. Our supplement range contains some of the most researched strains in the world, developed in the world’s leading laboratories.
Rated ‘Excellent’ on the independent review platform Trustpilot, Optibac supplements are sold to health food stores and pharmacies across the UK and Ireland and exported to markets across Europe and Asia. We are a family-run, ethical, and inclusive business which employs over 70 people throughout the UK and Ireland.
We are proud to have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of outstanding international growth over the past few years. We take great pride in being an ethical and socially conscious business and have raised over £330,000 for women’s rights charity Womankind Worldwide, through donations made from every pack sold of Optibac ‘For women’.
At Optibac, we feel that it’s very important to invest in our staff and ensure that they are empowered to promote our brand vision. Through continuous professional development and extensive training, we enable new team members to become experts on the gut microbiome and the use of probiotics.
If you would like to join the Optibac ‘family’ and think you can make a meaningful contribution to our unique and growing company, then read on to find out more about this role. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
Qualifications and experience:
The Content Writer is an experienced health professional with excellent creative writing skills, who performs well under deadlines and is detail orientated. The primary function of the role is to be responsible for creating, editing, and improving website content, in accordance with our brand personality and vision, to achieve our short- and long-term business goals.
The Content Writer will be able to produce well-researched, technically accurate, engaging content, for publication online and in print, to appeal to a variety of audiences including medical & CAM practitioners, health food stores and other retailers, customers, social media audiences etc.
They will also be required to check and edit the work of other writers, and support the Content Manager and Nutrition Team, providing cover for sickness, annual leave, and busy periods.
Nutrition Team duties:
Are you excited and inspired by the idea of creating fantastic content for Optibac? Then we’d love to hear from you.
Please send a covering letter with references and CV to Kerry at email@example.com
The ideal candidate will carefully read the job description, and detail in a cover letter the knowledge, skills and experience which make them suitable for the role, along with their availability, notice period and salary expectations.
Applicants who do not include a comprehensive covering letter with their application will not be considered.
The interview process will consist of a telephone interview, initial interview, and second interview for final stage applicants. A spelling and grammar assessment along with a short writing assignment will be given to all shortlisted applicants during the interview process, and you may also be required to give a short presentation on a given topic.
For further information about the company please browse the website, and for enquiries about the role contact Kerry at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications 15th May 2021. Applications received after this date may not be considered.
*An independent survey of 1,000 people across the UK, August 2020. See T&C's on our website for more details