SoGlos is recruiting for freelance copywriters

Gloucestershire’s leading media brand is recruiting freelance writers to join its Cheltenham-based Editorial Hub team.

Already home to Gloucestershire’s largest media team, which includes seven full-time journalists with a combined 101 years’ experience – SoGlos is now looking to establish a pool of exceptional freelance copywriters to support its continued growth.

About SoGlos

Launched in 2007 by two county journalists on a mission to revolutionise regional media, SoGlos has grown to become Gloucestershire’s leading media brand.

Celebrating its 15-year anniversary in 2022, SoGlos showcases the county on a local, national and international scale – inspiring its monthly 265,000-strong audience to get the most from living in, working in and visiting Gloucestershire.

Through its website, newsletters and social media channels, SoGlos’s engaging content spans the most accessible business news in Gloucestershire, the hottest places to eat, drink and stay, iconic sports and independent schools, memorable days out, unmissable events, homes and properties, and much more – all exclusively crafted by a team of journalists.

About the role

• Researching and writing a wide variety of engaging lifestyle- and business-focused content marketing
• Writing for social media channels – specifically Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
• Proactively working with SoGlos’s in-house writers and Advertising Hub team to help deliver successful advertising campaigns
• Liaising with valued partners and PR teams
• Publishing and managing content through SoGlos’s CMS

About you

• Exceptional writer with strong level of experience writing professionally, in an agency or media setting
• Experience working with commercial clients to provide an excellent service
• Excellent understanding of digital media and social media
• Experience using Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop
• Passion for Gloucestershire
• Enthusiastic, quick learner with a can-do attitude
• Highly organised with meticulous attention to detail – including exceptional spelling, punctuation and grammar
• Confident on the phone and in person

This is a freelance position and we are looking to forge links with a small number of copywriters, with immediate and long-term opportunities available for the right applicants.

You must be based in or around Gloucestershire, and will be required to work alongside the SoGlos team from our Cheltenham HQ – with the opportunity for remote working longer-term.

To apply

Email SoGlos’s office manager, Tracey Gamble, at with your CV / profile website, a short covering note about why you’re the perfect person for the role, links to your recent published work and details of your anticipated day rate.

The start date is as soon as possible and we will be shortlisting and interviewing candidates on a rolling basis, so please don’t delay in applying.

We will not be using a recruitment agency to fill this role.

© SoGlos
Monday 18 April 2022

More news you might like...

Nominations for this year’s SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards close on Wednesday 1 June 2022.

There’s still time to enter SGGBA 2022 – but not for long

Time is running out fast if you want to enter the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022 and be part of what promises...

Enjoy picnics and performances for the whole family alfresco style, with the first production at Berrybank Park, Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, on from Tuesday 14 June 2022.

New Cotswold amphitheatre launches its first ever season with a packed programme of performances

Offering creative catering, scenic picnics, moonlit plays and open-air concerts, the Cotswolds newest theatre, the Amphitheatre...

Hear from renowned children’s authors like Michael Morpurgo and Cressida Cowell at Wild Wonder at Westonbirt, this August bank holiday weekend.

A new children’s book festival is coming to Westonbirt Arboretum

Little bookworms can meet their favourite authors at Wild Wonder at Westonbirt, a brand-new literature festival championing...

Five weeks after her visit to the city of Lviv in Ukraine, Little Amal will be coming to Cheltenham in June 2022.

Little Amal is coming to Cheltenham

Little Amal, the iconic giant puppet who walked from Syria in support of refugees, is coming to Cheltenham for the New Steps,...

Hear Bach’s influential work in the stunning surrounds of Cheltenham College Chapel, this June 2022.

Cheltenham College set to host an evening of classical music

There is a rare chance to soak up an evening of Bach’s seminal compositions in Cheltenham College’s exquisite Chapel, this...

Don’t miss

Unmissable highlights