Freelance Copywriters

Day rate: £200

Start date: TBC - September

About us:

OLGA is a young and growing creative agency that provides brand strategy, communications, design and copywriting services. We help our clients in the creative, cultural, and educational fields to distinguish their brands, launch new products and reach their target audiences. We are currently looking for freelance copywriters to work with us on a new and exciting education project. 

About you:

If you have copywriting experience and are looking for regular high-quality freelance work over the next 6-9 months, we may have something for you.

The essentials:

  • You can write and supply copy on a weekly basis over 6-9 months

  • You have a minimum of two years’ experience as a copywriter

  • You're able to write fresh website copy that speaks to humans, not just an ability to cram in SEO keywords

  • You can distil information, so that the essentials are immediately obvious to your readers

  • You have an understanding of SEO and how keywords work in website copy

  • You can prioritise your workload so as to meet deadlines

  • Because we are working with a public institution, it may be necessary for you to have Public Liability cover

The desirables:

  • You have experience of writing metadata (alt-tags, page titles, page descriptions)

  • You have written copy for a publicly funded institution or an educational body (school, university, college, workshop) in some form

  • You have some experience of bureaucratic sign-off procedures

  • You have an understanding of government guidelines for content accessibility for a range of reader requirements

  • You have experience of interviewing people and understanding their key messages

  • You can attend meetings at our studio in East London at agreed intervals to review progress and make human contact

  • You have used a content management system (e.g. Wordpress) to upload content

The undesirables:

  • You’ve ever pretended you didn’t see an elderly or pregnant person in order not to volunteer your seat on public transport

  • You put recyclables into the main rubbish

Please get in touch with CV, some examples of your work by Friday 3rd August at 9am to We may ask you to fulfil a brief for us as an example of your suitability for the project.