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Copywriter/Editor & Community Manager

Sales | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Full Time

Job Description

Backbase is hiring | Copywriter/Editor & Community Manager

Do you like writing crisp and clear copy? Can you translate complex technology and market trends into easy to understand product and marketing collateral? Are you obsessed with the web and social media and know the ins and outs of the blogosphere and becoming a thought leader? We are looking for someone who loves to write: blog posts, white papers, contributed articles and to manage our online community BANKNXT.

The marketing strategy of Backbase uses content as a strong basis. We are the leader when it comes to innovation in the digital channel for Financial Institutions. Our white papers, webinars and blogs position us as an innovator and a front runner. To stay the thought leader in the fintech arena we are looking for a copywriter, editor and community manager that can keep on producing quality content on a regular basis to fuel our marketing activities.

Your job will be a mix between content production (white papers, blog posts, ghostwritten articles for our executive team), content curation, and editing/correcting press releases and web content. At the same time your are responsible for BANKNXT and the Backbase social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin). You have to work closely together with our online marketing manager to optimize content for online campaigns and with our sales and product teams to get the right input for product and marketing materials.

Backbase’s global marketing team is based in the Amsterdam headquarters. The team is comprised of five people, and is managed by the Global Head of Marketing. Lead generation and brand awareness are the team’s main goals.

Your profile

The ideal candidate for this position as a copywriter within Backbase will fit the following profile:

  • Native English writer who loves the web
  • Experience as a copywriter / editor
  • Clear portfolio of work delivered (show blogs, articles, social media accounts, etc.)
  • Experience within software companies and/or banking industry is a pre
  • Not afraid of chaos but also being cool and structured - delivery is key
  • Available for 32 - 40 hours a week

The offer

Backbase provides excellent company benefits for this role including:

  • Market rate salary (depending on experience);
  • 25 holidays (based upon a 40hr work week);
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • Free lunch, drinks, snacks and fruit;
  • Company fitness plan;
  • Potential International career opportunities.

Backbase offers you a challenging job in an informal and ambitious environment where personal development is highly valued. This is all within a successful, young and growing organization with a matching company spirit.

We come from all over the world to do what we love; to design a great product that improves the lives of real people. We’re passionate, dedicated, and among the best in business. Every person on our team believes in working together and supporting each other to get create a beautifully designed product and a work environment that’s fun, inspiring, and dynamic. We believe in learning from our customers and our colleagues, that makes us easy to do business with and exciting to work for.

Next steps

If this job appeals to you and you think you are up for the challenge, please use the apply button on this page.

For more information please contact Wil Wernars at +31 (0)20 465 8888 or by email: wil(at)