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Copywriter in Stockholm - Jakobsbergsgatan at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/26/2021

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 375 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

In 2018, iZettle became part of the PayPal family. iZettle is on a mission to help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. Tens of millions of small businesses worldwide are still being underserved by the traditional players. By giving small businesses the tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow, we’re empowering them to reach their full potential. Together with PayPal, we can reach 24 million merchants across the world with more of the affordable tools they need to thrive. Join us in putting an end to the ordinary way the world defines financial freedom. Do you want to help build a brilliant creative inhouse agency? We’re well on our way already. That’s why we need to add a fluent English copywriter to our stellar team of designers, art directors and copywriters. We can offer you a role full of potential in an ever-growing fintech company. It’s a fun and fast-moving place where you’ll never be short of interesting and challenging work. 



Who we have in mind

You’re more than a writer, you’re a problem-solver with an ability to cut to the core of a brief and see the creative potential in projects that might appear complex at first. 

While you’re happy to work under your own steam, you also know the value of being a team player. We collaborate in creative-only teams as well as cross-functional teams, which is great fun, and gives you a much broader perspective on all aspects of communication than you’d normally be exposed to in a conventional agency. 

We create work for all our European markets, and we’re also a highly diverse bunch of people - in the marketing team, and at iZettle in general, with people from 45 different countries working here. To thrive at iZettle, you have to enjoy being in an international environment. 

And, whoever you are, you’re invited to bring your whole personality to work. We’re an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and individuality. We believe our different experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and ideas are the foundations of our success.





What you’ll be doing

  • Ideation and creative concepts
  • Write copy for a range of purposes and channels: brand and product campaigns, social media, display etc.
  • Edit and proof copy written by other writers
  • Have sign-off on English language copy
  • Advise on copy and language questions




We hire people not CV's

  • Fluent English copywriter
  • Relevant degree
  • Extensive experience of creative copywriting in a full-time role
  • Agency/consultancy experience
  • Portfolio demonstrating creative excellence 
  • Strong integrated through-the-line focus
  • Proven ability to craft engaging copy across a range of channels and formats including digital and social media. 
  • Ability to proof and edit copy written by others


Your qualities

  • Team player - sharing & feedback is how we learn and improve
  • Able to handle stress and strict deadlines
  • Highly proactive and able to take the initiative


Bonus points for

  • Organisational skills
  • Presentation skills

Why we do what we do

With our card reader, services and solutions, we make starting, running, and growing a small business easier than it’s ever been. This means that it’s easier for business owners to realise their ideas, lead successful lives, and make our world a more interesting place to live. 

So that, when you hit the high street, or the local market, you have more choice and more diversity. More fun shops, more independent coffee places, one-of-a-kind restaurants, fab food trucks and what have you. 

We think creating a world like that is worth getting out of bed for. If you can see why, you’d probably get along swimmingly with us. Hit apply and let us know! 

We're all for equality for all.

Tattoo artists. Dog groomers. Cake bakers. Jewellery makers. You name them - at iZettle - we help them. And to do that well, we need our people to be as unique and diverse as they are. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and together we uphold PayPal’s One Team Behaviour, striving to be a place where everyone can benefit from equal access to professional development, bring their whole self to work and most of all, feel like they belong.


We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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