Sophie Whitehead
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Senior Copywriter &
Award-Winning Blogger



Hi I’m Sophie, a Senior Copywriter with lots of experience in all aspects of writing, from online content to TV ads to tone of voice. I love writing for brands I can get excited about and where I can work alongside other talented creatives to share that excitement with customers.

Interested? Let's connect!

LinkedIn, The Dots, Twitter

Some brands I've written copy for...

Gousto
Wagamama
The Body Coach
Hampshire County Weddings
Paws.com
Race For Life UK
Graze
Aberlour
De Montfort University
Traveljunction.com
Bio-Oil
Elivar
Oddka
P20
SeaWorld
Very Lazy
Chivas Regal
Jameson
Butlin’s
Greenvale
Havana Club
iCandy
FIFA
Lee Abbey

A few guest blog posts:


"How to store your fruit and veg to keep it fresher for longer and reduce food waste" on the Daily Star online (original post on the Gousto blog)

"5 easy and tasty snack swaps that will make you instantly healthier" on the Pure Gym blog

"Small Steps to Making a Positive Difference in 2018" on Be Richmond

"The J-Law photo leak: why your opinion is important" on Resistance & Renewal

Skills:


Copywriting: Headers, taglines, social, video scripts, emails, articles, long form, UX copy, blog posts, POS, OOH, packaging

Copy editing: Tone, grammar, length

Collaborating: Brainstorming, concepting, working in a creative team, receiving and giving feedback

Leading: Managing freelancers, directing photoshoots, mentoring new creatives

Visualising: Drawing, scamping, art direction

IT fluent: Adobe Photoshop & InDesign, Magento, Contentful, Tableau, Wordpress, Microsoft Office

Bilingual: English (mother tongue), French (fluent)

Experience:


Senior Copywriter
Gousto, London
Feb 2019 - present

Senior Copywriter
Graze, Richmond
Jul 2017 - Dec 2018

Creative Copywriter
Graze, Richmond
Nov 2014 - Jul 2017

Junior Copywriter
Cubo, London
Nov 2013 - Nov 2014

Placements
Cubo, London (2013)
Digitas LBi, London (2013)
Red Bee Media, London (2012)
Sid Lee, Paris (2011)

Education:


Creative Advertising MA (2.1)
Falmouth University
2012 - 2013

English BA (2.1)
University of Exeter
2009 - 2012

Awards:


The Gousto Care Award
COVID-19 Crisis Comms
2020

The Drum Digital Advertising Award for Branding
Gousto January Campaign
2020

UK Blog Awards Food & Drink Business (Winner)
The Graze Blog
2018

UK Blog Awards Health & Fitness Business (Highly Commended)
The Graze Blog
2017
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