Field Based
About The Role

Freelance Copywriter (editing focus)

Circa 40 hours+ a month (maximum of 29 hours a week) available, fully remote.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Freelance Editing Copywriter to join our team. As a member of our Freelance writing team, you will be responsible for both assisting with editing and developing various content, as well as creating new consumer focused cost guides for our blog. Your key responsibility will be to rewrite our existing blogs to improve SEO optimisation, readability, and user experience. If you have a genuine passion for writing and excellent attention to detail, we’d love to hear from you!


Where do you fit in?

As a Freelance editing writer, you will be reviewing and publishing draft WordPress blogs currently live on our website which were written by other Freelance Writers.

You will receive an SEO Brief which will detail all the SEO focussed actions to complete on live articles. Such actions will include meta, alt-text, internal linking, semantic keywords, content chunking/structuring (H1, H2s, H3s etc.), applying schema to the content, and more. Alongside the changes outlined by the SEO specialist, you will need to actively improve the readability of the content, adhering to our brand and blog guidelines, with the aim of providing the best possible experience on our blog.

You will also have an opportunity to self-write some of your own briefs and to create ready-to-go WordPress drafts for final review by Checkatrade Content Team. Working to strict deadlines you will take great pride in your work across quality and timelines.


What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to be part of a fast moving with impressive growth plans.
  • Part time freelance caseloads of circa 29 hours per week.
  • Ongoing volume of work.


What do you need to succeed?

  • You’ll be a true wordsmith with a creative and curious outlook.
  • Competent in WordPress, workflow management systems and Google Docs/Sheets. 
  • Accurate work following precise guidance to include SEO focus keywords title and meta data updates, image alt tagging, correct Heading 2 checking and JSON mark-up.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing tactics, including SEO, email marketing and web analytics.
  • Willingness to operate on LTD, Umbrella Company or PAYE basis. Please note we are unable to engage with sole traders.


About Us

Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards.

With 50,000 trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project you are undertaking is.

We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.