Apr 17, 2019


  • Paybase
  • London, UK
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Job Description

About Us

Paybase is a London-based FinTech company providing the most flexible payments solution for platform businesses through one unified API. The Paybase Platform is perfect for marketplaces and sharing economy platforms as well as apps and products with sophisticated payments requirements.

Paybase was founded in 2016 and is a fully licensed as an Electronic Money Institution by the FCA. Our mission is to raise the bar of what payments can and should do and ultimately change the way businesses interact with payments by turning them into a competitive advantage.

We're a highly motivated, close-knit team of just under 20 people, with vast experience across technical solutions, design and marketing, operations and compliance, and business development and management.

About You

As an experienced copywriter, you are interested in financial technology and innovation in the payments space. You are looking for an opportunity to join a team of smart and passionate people working on a product that has large scope for disruption rooted in cutting edge technology.

The Role

You're an entrepreneurial, creative and passionate copywriter with experience in the financial services/payments sector. You'll relish the opportunity and have the confidence to own all written content across all Paybase channels. You'll own the Paybase editorial calendar and have experience of producing exceptional content in a startup environment. Your words will inform and engage our target audience.

Our ideal candidate is a team-spirited, skilled, creative and imaginative writer with an eye for detail. If you can grasp project requirements quickly and offer valuable insight, we'd like to meet you.


  • Write clear, attractive copy:

    • Create long and short-form copy (thought leadership pieces & blogs)

    • Repurpose and edit existing copy

    • Produce copy for adverts (both digital and print)

    • Produce press releases

    • Produce email marketing campaigns, speeches, and any business related documentation

    • Produce exceptional copy for marketing material

  • Produce SEO-friendly copy and content in line with the brand style, acting as a custodian of the Tone Of Voice to ensure consistency across all channels

    • Use SEO principles to maximize copy's reach (keywords search, links, section titles, etc.)

    • Ensure the correct tone of voice is applied to all copy

  • Distil complex products/problems into simple and clear copy

  • Conduct thorough research and interviews

  • Interpret copywriting briefs to understand project requirements

  • Collaborate with creative professionals such as designers, PR and other professionals on large- and small-scale marketing projects (e.g. email campaigns and landing pages)

  • Edit and proofread copy as needed

  • Be proactive in suggesting new content ideas and sourcing content from third parties

  • Write clear and concise UX content for web and mobile (interaction flows, emails, notifications, navigations etc)

  • Mentor more junior members of the marketing team

  • Propose ideas for best content to reach and appeal to our target markets

  • Consistently position our brand in a way that matches our tone and identity

  • Offer creative input into illustrations that may feature in eBooks, articles, flyers etc. Manage relationships with graphic designers


  • Proven experience as a copywriter or related role

  • Knowledge of online content strategy and creation

  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills

  • Experience with SEO

  • Strong research skills

  • Creativity

  • Collaborative spirit

  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills

  • BSc/BA in marketing, English, journalism (or related field) or equivalent years of experience

  • Previous experience of working in the Financial Technology and/or Payments industry is a bonus

  • Startup experience required

Working at Paybase

We work hard to create the best possible working environment for our people. We try to ensure that everyone is as happy, creative and productive as possible.

  • Join a fast-growing tech company, with ample opportunity for career progression as we continue to grow and support you

  • Private Health Insurance

  • Weekly team lunches

  • Work in a friendly, cross-functional team, with people who are exceptional and love solving problems

  • Stunning, modern workspace just off Bermondsey St

  • Annual £1,000 training fund to expand your skill set and apply what you have learnt in your work

  • Stocked beer fridge, fruit box and snack pantry in the office

  • Regular team events, from post-work drinks and pub lunches to go-karting and laser tag

  • Beer and pizza every Thursday

  • Yoga every Monday

  • Breakfast cereal and fruit every morning

  • Freshly ground coffee and artisan teas

  • 25 days holiday per year