Work for us as a CV writer or copywriter

Here at StandOut CV we are always on the lookout for good CV writers to perform varied CV writing jobs on a freelance or permanent basis.

If you are an experienced CV writer, or have a recruitment/HR background with a good grasp of the English language then we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send your current CV to us at


Current vacancies

Copywriter/Content writer | Permanent | Remote / London office | £25K – £30K

We are looking for a talented and passionate writer to create high-quality engaging written content for one of the UK’s biggest careers advice websites.

If you have a flair for the written word and experience writing articles which fully immerse readers and help them to learn new concepts, we would love to hear from you.

This is a remote role with very occasional travel to London for training and plenty of opportunities to progress your career.


What will you be doing?

The job will involve all aspects of creating careers advice content across the StandOut CV website, including;

  • Writing a range of long-form careers advice articles to educate readers on topics such as CV writing, job search, cover letters and job interviews.
  • Writing in line with the StandOut CV brand tone, projecting a friendly but authoritative voice.
  • Learning all aspects of our CV and job-search advice approach and keeping up to date with industry news to provide the best advice possible to our readers.
  • Carrying out research for articles and structuring them for a seamless reading experience.
  • Uploading and formatting articles in WordPress CMS, proofreading and editing.
  • Working closely with a designer and creating explainer images and charts to feature in articles.
  • Updating existing articles with new and improved advice, facts and figures.
  • Briefing freelance writers to create supporting content for articles.


What do you need to bring to the role?

  • Previous experience writing long-form articles (1,000 words +) or blogs for publications, such as How-To guides, listicles, tips, strategy and advice pieces.
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to engage readers and educate them with simple but detailed content.
  • Sound knowledge of article production from research, structuring and writing, to formatting, proofreading and editing.
  • A passion for creating engaging content and pride in the writing you produce.

What would also be beneficial? (but not essential)

  • Experience using WordPress CMS.
  • Basic knowledge of SEO.
  • Knowledge of careers advice (either gained through experience of writing careers advice content or previous experience in a recruitment environment)
  • Experience creating images with Canva or PowerPoint


What’s on offer?

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant team for one of the UK’s biggest and fastest growing careers websites, with the opportunity to have creative freedom and really make an impact in job seekers’ lives.

  • A full-time remote role with very occasional travel to London for training and meetings
  • Salary of £25,000 – £30,000 + holiday allowance and pension.
  • Ongoing writing training + opportunities to progress and gain further training in digital marketing, SEO, content management, web publishing and all aspects of the business.
  • Flexible working hours and a results-focused work environment where all ideas and contributions are valued.

To apply for this role, email and tell us why you think you are the perfect match for this role and attach some examples of your best writing work when applying.



What do we offer to StandOut CV writers?

Our CV writers are the backbone of our business and they work extremely hard for our customers, so we ensure that they are looked after and enjoy their work.


Market leading pay

We expect the best, so we pay the most. We currently offer the highest rates of pay (freelance and permanent) in the CV writing industry, so you can earn more with us than any of our competitors.



Whether you join us on an employed or freelance basis, you have the flexibility to take on as much, or as little work as you like.


Extensive training

So that new joiners can write to the extremely high standards of our clients, all of our writers receive tailored training to ensure that your service and quality standards are as high as ours.


Challenging work

StandOut CV work with a huge range of interesting clients, from Law graduates and sales directors, to project managers and marketers. We can offer ongoing challenging projects with interesting people.


A friendly environment

Everybody wants to be happy at work , so we make a big effort to ensure that everybody is treated well and feels like a part of our team – even if you work remotely.



What do StandOut CV expect from our CV writers?

In order to provide our customers with the best service on the market, we have high expectations of our CV writers.


You must have previous CV writing or recruitment experience

You must know exactly how to create a CV that will win interviews for our customers, and this will only be possible if you have worked directly as a CV writer, or within recruitment previously. If you have both of these attributes, then we would really love to hear from you ASAP.


You must have great customer service skills

We pride ourselves on the quality of our customer experience, so we need writers with great people skills, who are committed to providing a professional and friendly service.


You must be committed and adaptable

Delivering high quality CVs to our clients is not an easy job, so we look for dedicated writers who are able to work flexibly to meet deadlines and go the extra-mile to achieve perfection.



Tips for applying

Your CV must be extremely good – Obviously CV quality is paramount to us, so an average CV will not be shortlisted. Most successful candidates take the time to tailor their CV specifically to this role before applying.

Take a look around our site – We have lots of CV writing advice on our site, including a CV writing guide and example CVs. Browsing our advice pages will give you a great idea on what we look for in a CV writing job application.