SoGlos vacancy: Business writer

With SoGlos’s Business section growing from strength-to-strength since its launch more than two years ago, we are recruiting for a business writer to join the Editorial Hub in this exciting new role.

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SoGlos is on the lookout for a business writer to join its growing team.

SoGlos is looking for an exceptional business writer to join its dream team of journalists.

Find out more about SoGlos and meet the SoGlos team, and read on for more details on this exciting opportunity...

About the role

  • Includes researching and writing a wide variety of engaging business-focused content marketing and editorial 
  • Writing for social media channels – specifically LinkedIn, while developing strategies to grow this audience 
  • Proactively working with business-to-business partners and SoGlos’s Advertising Hub team to deliver successful campaigns 
  • Publishing and managing content through SoGlos’s CMS 
  • Subbing team members’ copy to ensure consistent quality 
  • Developing an understanding of the readers of SoGlos’s thriving Business section - and hunting for breaking and exclusive stories to engage them 
  • Taking an active role in the development of SoGlos’s Business Awards  
  • This is a full-time, permanent role, but part-time will also be considered

About you

  • You are passionate about Gloucestershire's business community and are enthusiastic about developing your knowledge and understanding of the county   
  • An exceptional writer who can quickly embrace SoGlos’s fresh approach to modern business content - crafting slick, engaging and authoritative content with confidence and efficiency     
  • You have meticulous attention to detail with faultless grammar and spelling 
  • You have a positive attitude with excellent communication skills 
  • Are highly organised and adaptable within a fast-paced environment 
  • Have experience creating engaging social media and proactively growing audiences – primarily LinkedIn  
  • SEO experience would also be a bonus

 

Salary and benefits

  • Starting salary of £22,000 to £25,000 pro-rata, dependent on experience 
  • Being part of Gloucestershire’s leading media brand based in the heart of Cheltenham town centre 
  • Working closely alongside a brilliant team of creative, enthusiastic professionals  
  • Positive, supportive culture and working environment 
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid office / home working options  
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • An additional day’s holiday for every year with the company 
  • In-house training and personal performance reviews
  • Regular #SoGlosSocial team get-togethers

To apply

Email SoGlos’s office manager, Tracey Gamble, at tracey@sopublishing.com with your CV and a short covering note about why you’re the perfect person for the role. 

The start date is January 2023 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.

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