• Initiate International
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mar 31, 2020
Full time Content/Copywriting Jobs Marketing Jobs

Job Description

A leading, full-service advertising agency have an exciting job opportunity for a Copywriter with a flair for language and strong conceptual thinking, to join their team in Johannesburg. From the Web, to video, to print, you’ll be writing across a wide range of media with one common goal – creating great work

Your key job responsibilities as the Copywriter in Johannesburg will include:

  • Write persuasive copy that is engaging and approvable
  • Develop a broad range of concepts and solutions that are compelling, unique and memorable
  • Collaborate with art directors to develop cohesive concepts and tactics
  • Work with supervisor to develop message platforms that are in alignment with the strategy and brand personality/essence
  • Ensure messages are aptly referenced from peer-reviewed journals/product label
  • Gain thorough knowledge of the brand’s product label and pivotal trials
  • Become fluent in client’s style specifications
  • Ensure timelines are met successfully

Requirements for this Copywriter job in Johannesburg:

  • 4+ years of prior TTL agency experience as a Copywriter required
  • Degree or diploma in advertising, journalism, copywriting, creative writing, or related field
  • Able to write copy, come up with strong concept, one-liners, strap liners, lengthy articles, annual reports, speeches, presentation, web copy, print copy and other media
  • Must be up to date with current trends and know what is hip and happening on a local and global level
  • A deep understanding and passion for social media
  • Proven experience in all social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and YouTube
  • A meticulous eye for copy checking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extremely organized and proactive with the ability to collaborate in a fast-paced team environment