copywriter – full-time


Startup Guide was founded by Sissel Hansen in 2014. As a publishing and media company,
we produce guidebooks and online content to help entrepreneurs navigate and connect with
different startup scenes across the globe. As the world of work changes, our mission is to guide,
empower and inspire people to start their own business anywhere.

Today, Startup Guide books are in thirty cities in Europe, Asia, the US, Africa and the Middle East, including Berlin, London, Singapore, New York, Cape Town and Tel Aviv. In autumn 2018, the company launched a media website,, which was born out of the desire to explore different types of content and reach a wider audience by taking advantage of the digital medium.


Do you have a passion for writing and crafting good stories? We’re looking for a bright and highly motivated Copywriter based in Lisbon to support our Content and Marketing teams in developing content and copy across various projects, ranging from our books and website to newsletters and social media channels. The Copywriter will be expected to develop their skills, working with their passion for writing to expand and improve.

The position is full-time, 40 hrs/week, starting in January 2020.


— Work closely with the Content and Marketing teams to craft fresh and engaging content and copy for a variety of our projects – including newsletters, website, social media channels, press releases and marketing materials – that adhere with the Startup Guide Content Style Guide and brand values

— Conduct interviews with startup founders, coworking space managers, accelerator program managers, experts, schools and investors, and write fact-checked articles according to a brief for the Startup Guide books
Work closely with our design, business development and production teams on various copy needs

— Plan daily content according to monthly content and social media calendars

— Proofread copy, ensure it’s consistent and on-brand across all touchpoints

— Stay up-to-date with content, editorial and social media trends and share them with the content and marketing teams

— Propose creative ideas for new and existing content projects


— Native-level English speaking and writing abilities
— A degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or a portfolio that reflects excellent writing and creative skills is preferred
— Strong research skills that ensure all copy is correct and accurate
— Good organizational skills and can meet deadlines
— An eye for detail and a knack for telling a good story
— A passion for writing and the willingness to learn
— A keen interest in startups and entrepreneurship


— The opportunity to be part of a young and motivated team of talented designers, brand-builders, writers and editors. Startup Guide is a 20-person team mainly in Lisbon
— Personal development opportunities
— A broad scope of responsibilities
— A lively working environment at NOW_Beato’s co-working space in Beato neighborhood, located in the up-and-coming part of the city

Sounds like you? Then send a cover letter explaining why you’d be a good fit for the role, 3 samples of relevant writing and your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Empresa: Startup Guide
Local: Lisbon
Tipo: Full-time;

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