Karla Picken Available for work

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Hello. I'm Karla, a freelance copywriter living in Southampton, Hampshire. Whether you're looking for the right words for your next marketing campaign or would like to inject a little more personality into your brand, I'd love to get involved.

Why not schedule a quick no obligation Zoom chat to discuss what you have in mind? From conversational blogs with SEO to brochures, leaflets, content marketing, product descriptions, advertising and tone of voice work, I can help boost your marketing efforts.

About me
With over 20 years' worth of experience crafting vibrant, customer-focused copy in-house for hospitality and travel, HR software and educational brands, I'm newly freelance. I'm chomping at my pen to give you the marketing results you deserve and am currently taking on new clients.

I've bags of experience, a curious mind and a passion for bringing even the driest of subjects to life. Plus, with so much previous in-house experience, I'm aware of your marketing communications challenges and can act as an extension to your existing team.

• Over two decades of marketing and copywriting experience - the last five as P&O Cruises' Senior Copywriter
• Team player with experience leading both projects and creative teams
• Experience in delivering multi-channel campaigns
• Reliable, friendly and deadline-orientated
• Able to think conceptually or mine down to the detail
• B2C and B2B experience

Get in touch
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  • Advertisements
  • Brochures and leaflets
  • Content marketing
  • Copy-editing
  • Digital and SEO copywriting
  • Product descriptions
  • Tone of voice
  • B2B
  • B2C
  • Consumer goods
  • Family and childcare
  • Lifestyle
  • Property and interiors
  • Public sector
  • Sport, travel and leisure
Qualifications & Awards
• English & Art degree (2:1)
• Marketing Diploma (CIM, Postgraduate)
• Writing for the web

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