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UK Travel Writer Wanted – Long Term Freelance Gig

Katherine Nairn Published: November 30, 2021
Work can be done remotely
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UK Travel Writers Wanted - Long Term Freelance Gig

Do you love travelling and have explored the UK? I am looking for a long term travel writer for UK content.

I run an independent travel website that creates helpful guides for travelling and moving to the UK.

I am looking to hire a UK writer who can write 1-2 articles per week on locations around the UK on a regular basis for the long term. Starting off with England and Scotland content then expanding to Wales.

Articles range from 1,500-3,500 words, with the majority being approx. 2,500 words.

This is a ghostwriting position. Your name will not be listed as the author on the articles. You will be asked to sign a freelance writing agreement as part of this role.

If you’re offered a regular writing position, you will be able to choose which articles you write from a list of articles. However, there may be times when articles will need to be prioritised.

While writing for me, you’ll need to follow specific templates that we will provide. This is not SEO-type content. All posts must show UK travel expertise and be useful for readers.

I expect you to learn quickly and produce posts that require very little editing.

What’s Required?

For this role you must:

  • Local Expertise – it’s important that you have spent time in the UK and know tips that really help travellers get to know the destination.
  • Be a native English writer
  • Ideally, live in the UK but can be from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada or Australia and spend good amount of time in the UK
  • Be familiar with writing in WordPress
  • Have a computer with internet access and Google Docs
  • Communicate regularly regarding work capacity and hit agreed deadlines

You don’t need tons of experience in writing to apply. New writers who are willing to learn are welcome to apply as well.


If you are offered a writing position, I can discuss regular rates. Payment is per word in United States Dollars.

This is a freelancer position.

Delivery of articles

You’ll follow the writing templates provided by me for each article.

You will upload and format the articles on WordPress powered website.

Start date

I will start reviewing applications and contacting candidates on Monday 6th December.

The position starts immediately after being offered it.

Please apply via the Google Form linked in the application form below.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY if you’re not a native speaker of English.

After reviewing the applications, I’ll reach out to candidates with an offer to complete a short, paid trial article at 3 cents USD per word. If you are offered a writing position, I can discuss your regular writing rate.

Thanks for your interest!

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