Jamie Goodland

Web Copywriter

Location icon United Kingdom

I have over three years' experience writing promotional, communications and sales-orientated content in the charity sector and for startups in the tech and careers guidance sectors. I am a proficient user of Wordpress and Plone CMS and have years of experience managing social media accounts. I now provide web copywriting services for my freelance clients after leaving my role as the Digital Marketing Manager of an international children's charity.

You can contact me on 07910 882532 or [email protected] I would be delighted to provide testimonials on request.

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Success at School

Successatschool
Army jobs: It's not just about being a soldier

The Army's only for people who want to be soldiers, right? Wrong! Whether you want to be a vet, a pilot, an engineer or even a musician, there are plenty of Army jobs that will let you live out your ambitions. What's more, you'll receive all the training you need while getting paid a wage.

Successatschool
Job versus career: What's the difference and why should I plan ahead?

At the moment, you'll be surrounded by parents, teachers and careers advisors, all telling you that it's time to think about your career. But what does this mean, and why is it about more than just getting a job? In this advice article, we answer the key question "what is the difference between a job and a career?"

Successatschool
Degree apprenticeships: What are they and are they for me?

This guide answers all the key questions so you can decide if a degree apprenticeship is for you. Degree apprenticeships were introduced by the government in 2015 to offer young people a practical route into work as well as some academic background on their subject, and are one of four broad types of apprenticeship.

Successatschool
How can problem solving help me at work?

We all know the daily breakfast-table dilemma - how on Earth do you decide between Frosties and Cheerios? Problem solving is part of everyday life, and we face problems from the moment we wake up to the moment we go to bed. Employers rate problem solving skills highly, so you need to demonstrate that you have them.

Successatschool
When do GCSEs and A-level results come out?

This year, GCSE results come out on Thursday 25th August 2016, a week after A-level results on Thursday 17th August 2016. Here, we list when GCSE and A-level results come out in 2016 and 2017 - and talk you through what you can expect on results day.

SOS Children's Villages

Soschildrensvillages
01/12/2015
Haiti earthquake 2010: A timeline

Five years ago today, Haiti was struck by one of the most devastating earthquakes in modern times. Hundreds of thousands lost their lives and more than 3 million were affected. Among the hardest hit were the thousands of children who were separated from their parents.

Soschildrensvillages
Payroll giving

Payroll giving allows you to make charitable donations before the deduction of tax from your pay packet, enabling you to give more to charity at no extra cost. It is sometimes referred to as Give As You Earn (GAYE) or workplace giving.

Soschildrensvillages
The Gambia: Women's empowerment for change

Women living in the Gambia's Foni Jarrol district face a raft of problems, from forced marriage and violence in the home to a lack of economic self-reliance brought on by poor education and entrenched discrimination. With financial backing from the European Union and UK supporters, our local Gambian team are collaborating with partner charities to launch a new three-year project designed to reduce gender inequality.

Soschildrensvillages
10/23/2014
Tackling youth unemployment for global development

Ask any young person what it's like finding a job in today's labour market, and they'll tell you it's tough. Young adults leaving alternative care face some of the hardest conditions imaginable; many lacking the skills or education to find fulfilling work.

Guest blogs

Thirdsector
07/16/2015
Jamie Goodland: Five steps to moving up web search lists

The digital marketing manager at SOS Children's Villages provides advice on how charities can improve their search-engine optimisation Earlier this year, the Lloyds Bank UK Business Digital Index found that 58 per cent of charities lacked basic digital skills - yet 75 per cent of donors used the web to research charities before donating.

Cambridge Software

Cambridge Software
03/27/2015
7 steps to choosing the right CRM

Choosing the right CRM can be a daunting task. You can make the job a whole lot easier by establishing what you need and what solutions are out there. From understanding the jargon to shortlisting your options, our seven-step guide will save you time and money.

Varsity Newspaper, University of Cambridge

Varsity Online
08/26/2015
Village People: The Paddlesworth Press

Saturday 29th August 2015, 17:28 BST | Cambridge,UK The Paddlesworth Press is funny, eccentric and pentrating. If you want to pay a visit, however, you had better do it soon. Friday 15th October 2010, 18:18 BST Paddlesworth is an entirely fictional online village, created by Homerton alumni Stephen Eisenhammer and David Story, and their team of comedians, artists and visionaries.

Varsity Online
08/26/2015
Like, Seriously

Saturday 29th August 2015, 17:24 BST | Cambridge,UK Jamie Goodland defends what might be the world's most vilified colloquialism. Saturday 23rd October 2010, 12:28 BST Last week at the Union I heard something I feel sure many would interpret as the final victory of slovenly speech over good English.

Varsity Online
08/26/2015
Cambridge's annual Festival of Ideas comes to a close

The University's third annual Festival of Ideas is drawing to a close this weekend. The festival, which aims to promote the arts, humanities and social sciences, kicked off on 20th October and will end this Sunday.

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