UX Copywriter (f/m/d)

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne / Remote

Who we are


We are real.digital: Several thousand merchants and millions of products make our multi-channel portal one of the largest marketplaces in Germany. Our work is characterised by a dynamic corporate culture, with a start-up mentality and the opportunities offered by a large corporation in the background. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team. Whether as an intern or an executive: We take every idea seriously, because we want to work together in shaping the future of e-commerce!

We are a  Remote First Company  ! That means you decide whether you want to work in our office in the heart of Cologne // in our modern loft office in the heart of Darmstadt // in our modern office in the Rhine metropolis Düsseldorf, in your home office or at any other location. We want to offer you the most attractive workplace in e-commerce and a maximum of flexibility for your personal work-life balance.

Day-by-day, our development team of about 150 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the real.de marketplace. We are here to inspire millions of customers, to help them find, purchase and get the things they love. To enrich the lives of our customers, we collaborate in cross-functional teams, in which product owners, product designers, frontend and backend engineers, data scientists and lean managers join forces. Details regarding the challenges of the respective product areas can be found here:  https://www.real-digital.de/team/tech/

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • You write persuasive copy aimed at driving business and improving user experience
  • You use writing and editing skills to write user interface text that facilitates user navigation, as well on-boarding, promos, error messages, instructional materials, and other components of the end-to-end user experience
  • You assist in the creation of new user stories and request translations for new products and features
  • You create copy strategies for development teams and tracks that help meet business challenges
  • You ensure the appropriate knowledge level, as well as language to use in communications, is aligned with the level and expectations of the target audience
  • You summarize copy aspects of products in clear wording to all stakeholders (i.e. translators, developers etc.)
  • You manage projects from needs assessment to implementation, identify opportunities, establish priorities, and manage stakeholders

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You have a Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Technical Writing, UX, HCI, or equivalent practical experience
  • You have experience in user-focused product writing including work in hardware, software, digital agency, or other relevant product area
  • You are experienced working with translation
  • You are proactive and capable of working independently as well as working in a team
  • You are a strong communicator (e.g. public speaking) with analytical skills
  • You are able to handle multiple tasks and projects at the same time, bring along a flexible attitude and your actions are always based on partnership
  • You possess excellent commercial skills and have a very good command of English and German

What we offer

  • Remote first: You decide, if you prefer to work from the office or from home

  • A highly-motivated and qualified team from different fields and numerous nations

  • A sophisticated product with millions of users and a broadly-based technology stack

  • A dynamic environment with a start-up mentality, no superfluous red tape and hierarchy, as well as plenty of courage and trust to break new ground

  • Free choice of hardware – we provide you with the development environment of your choice

  • Always up-to-date – you receive four days of special leave and a budget of €1,300 per year to attend relevant fairs and conferences

  • Top conditions at the Urban Sports Club for fitness, team sports, yoga and more

Why are you the perfect fit for this position? Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!
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Your contact person: 

Hanna Frost 

real.digital
real,- Digital Payment & Technology Services GmbH
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

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