Copywriter (English-French bilingual)

About

Fair, focused, forward

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Brussels, iBanFirst has offices in Paris, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Munich, Dijon and Tunis, with more than 4,000 customers all over Europe. iBanFirst provides an online platform for multicurrency transactions enabling a payment experience and package of financial services addressing the needs of SMEs and mid-caps in their daily operations.

iBanFirst has raised €46m from Xavier Niel, as well as leading European VC funds Serena, Breega, Elaia and Bpifrance. It received the CFI.co Award for ‘Best Cross-Border Payment Solutions Europe 2020’ and was listed in several industry rankings, including the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2019 and the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Belgium for 2018, 2019 and 2020. iBanFirst was also recognised as Belgium’s ‘Fintech Scale-up of the Year’ in 2018.

Why work for us?

Being part of our team is a unique opportunity to develop your skills and progress rapidly in an environment at the cutting edge of innovation.

Job description

You will join the marketing team to work alongside the Senior Copywriter in his various responsibilities.

What you will do

Your tasks will notably include:

  • Writing copy in English and French – with both readers and SEO in mind – for:
    • the corporate website (product and institutional content as well as news items),
    • the blog (long-form articles, thought leadership pieces, opinion pieces, interviews, newsjacking, customer testimonials, video scripts),
    • external media outlets (opinion and thought leadership pieces) and occasionally press releases.
  • Creative and editorial responsibilities
    • Suggesting possible formats and angles to cover a topic.
    • Occasional creative copywriting, notably to create catchphrases.
    • Assist the Senior Copywriter in his role of blog editor-in-chief (identifying relevant topics and internal experts, in accordance with the editorial calendar, as well as project management).
    • Critical review of existing or partner content (in terms of objective, audience, treatment) and suggesting improvements where applicable.
  • Editing and proofreading financial content in English and French (blog articles and white papers essentially) to ensure the best possible reading experience for a non-specialist audience.
  • Coordinating translation outsourced to an agency, revising content in English and French as well as maintaining a English-French glossary.
  • Content operations: maintaining a central content repository using GatherContent.

Preferred experience

Required Knowledge

  • Flawless written and verbal communication skills in French and English.
  • Previous experience in content production, editing and translation project management, ideally in financial services or fintech.
  • Communication or journalism background a key asset.
  • A keen eye for detail and a love of writing.


For your application to be considered, please enclose:

  • A bilingual writing portfolio 
  • A CV in English


What we offer

  • Various missions and projects in an innovative and rising start-up in a thriving industry (fintech)
  • A key role and a unique opportunity to shape the future of iBanFirst
  • A great, professional and international team with a flat hierarchy
  • A nice work environment, in a brand new office located in Paris 8
  • Regular offsite and internal events

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Paris

61 Rue de Courcelles
75008 Paris Directions hello@ibanfirst.com +33 1 76 44 00 47 View page

Workplace & Culture

At iBanFirst, we love people who are motivated, passionate, independent and flexible, with an entrepreneurial spirit. If they’re excited about financial technology (FinTech), that’s a great bonus!

We are successful not only because of our innovative technology and service solution, but also because our team is fun, talented, creative and keen to excel.

iBanFirst it's 9 different nationalities throughout Europe, (Paris, Brussels, Antwerp and Dijon).

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