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    So, having finished my job in PR and look to take stock of career options. Now, having got a 2:1 in Journalism and having helped friends out over time in checking over their work, making adjustments and I thought of copy writing.

    I've heard about copy writing, but never paid too much attention to it.

    Can anyone give a general overview of that type of job and what you have to do in terms of qualifications, experience and opportunities atm?

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    It's an area of Marketing which involves writing copy for various types of marketing mediums e.g. website, social networking, product brochures, newsletters, etc. You have to have a lot of creativity and in developing creative writing which has the ability to influence people.

    There are lots of opportunities available out there in 'Copywriting' and I don't think qualifications matter, although the most important thing has to be the ability to write compelling copy. Therefore a portfolio of what you've done during the past could help.

    This is what I think because of having worked in a similar capacity for my current company before moving into finance.
 
 
 
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