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Strategic content marketing for the world's biggest brands. A journalistic approach to storytelling across digital, print, PR and social spaces. Your hunt for the genuine article ends here...

From full-service email marketing to news channels; digital magazines to native mobile apps, we’ll design, develop and populate the platforms that are right for your brand.

Print isn’t dead – in fact, it’s the perfect partner to digital. And we have more than 40 years’ experience producing high-profile B2C, B2B and B2E titles.

We make the very most of the 24/7 content culture with social strategies that integrate the channels that matter most to your brand.

You can’t create content without a plan, which is why we offer a rigorous content auditing and planning service, setting brands up for content marketing success. Then, it’s time to start writing…

Case studies

“The creation of the New 308 in 3D app allowed us to demonstrate the car to customers before it was available in showrooms, and get them to engage with us in an innovative way. The clever addition of the virtual car meant that we could showcase the app across online and offline channels. A truly integrated and successful campaign!”

Alison Stewart, Head of CRM and Aftersales Marketing, Peugeot Motor Company PLC

700 hours

Interactive in-app brand engagement

27%

Went online to download a brochure

“We've found in Specialist a partner that delivers stylish, content-led website architecture, and it helps that they're a nice bunch of people to work with.”

John Paul, Head of Commercial Broker Marketing, Zurich Insurance PLC

173%

Increase in followers on Twitter

113%

Increase in Klout score

“Specialist has become a natural extension of my team – they've helped change the way we communicate with the business, and for the first time we have a channel that brings the entire Britvic community together.”

Nina Ghataura, Senior Internal Communications Manager, Britvic plc

8 mins 30 secs

Average dwell time per visitor

4.3/5

Average article rating

Our promise

A unique and flexible service
We'll challenge your thinking
Working with us will be fun
We'll always be honest with you
And, of course, we'll deliver the highest quality end product...

Who we are

Talk to us

Some of the biggest brands in the UK (and the world) love working with us. We’re sure you’ll enjoy it, too.
 

Find us

Embassy House, Queens Avenue
Bristol, BS8 1SB

239 Old Marylebone Rd
London, NW1 5QT

Join us

We are an all-media and fast-growing Bristol-based content agency looking for a talented and creative editor able to deliver engaging B2B print and digital work, with a particular focus on insurance and finance. This is an incredibly exciting role involving the fusion of three areas of expertise: digital content writing, user experience and execution of brand strategy. In this role you will have the opportunity to work on digital content projects for some of our key finance and insurance industry. A key part of the role will include writing content, reviewing content written by the supporting team within Specialist and presenting to the client team. You will also be reviewing and assessing clients’ digital assets such as websites and apps to recommend ways they can create a digital content experience that delivers business objectives and embodies their brand.   The role will include the following elements: Duties include (but are not limited to)
  • Researching, interviewing and writing tight, journalistically-crafted articles
  • Client liaison and account handling
  • Translation of brand objectives into digital content experience
  • Creation of actionable plans to improve content
Key skills
  • Journalistic training and extensive web copywriting experience essential
  • Fast, accurate writing, commissioning and subbing, plus a strong design eye
  • Insurance/finance industry experience preferred
  • Skilled at building client relationships to become a confident and trusted agency partner
  • A cross-platform approach to content and idea generation
  • Working knowledge of CMS systems for uploading web content, maintenance and digital comms
This person is…
  • An excellent producer and judge of brilliant insurance and finance content
  • A clever writer able to write in different styles for both corporate and customer communications
  • Someone who can think creatively about how content can create a brand experience
  • Very organised, motivated and self disciplined
  • A good team player – a ‘can do’ person; personable and likeable
  • Confident presenting ideas, including to senior marketing clients
  • Able to think at a strategic level as well as a detailed level about digital content experience, passionate about and how digital content should look and feel
  Salary: Competitive depending on experience – plus Pension, PMI, DIS + additional group benefits Close date: ASAP Start date: January 2015 Reporting to: Client Content Manager Contact: Please send CVs and salary expectations to ross.wilkinson@specialistuk.com and philippe.crump@specialistuk.com
We are always looking for talented freelance journalists and editors to join our team.
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We are always looking for talented freelance designers – print and digital – to join our team.
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