We are hiring: mid-senior copywriter

Do you believe in the power of words? Are spelling errors and poor grammar your pet peeves? Are you a hard-working wordsmith who loves creative collaboration?

If so, our fast-paced, results-orientated, love-what-we-do agency is looking for you!

Job Title: Mid-Senior Copywriter
Type: Permanent 8:30am – 5pm (in agency position, limited remote work allowed)
Job level: Mid-Senior
Location: Cape Town
To start: ASAP
Salary: Negotiable

Key responsibilities include:

  • Reporting to Creative Director
  • Actively participate in creative brainstorm sessions
  • Collaborate with creative team to interpret and execute briefs and reviews
  • Copywriting of high quality, engaging, relevant all digital short and long form content for a range of marketing communication channels to a high standard including website pages, social media, print campaigns, brochures, newsletters and other marketing collateral
  • Check/proofread your copy prior to presentation and in designed execution
  • Adhere to clients’ CI and brand guidelines
  • Establish, manage and adhere to content guidelines
  • Research and stay up to date on content trends
  • Review and interpret content performance analytics for constant improvement
  • Come up with fresh ideas and approaches to content; push the creative boundaries

Requirements:

  • Copywriting of high quality, engaging, relevant all digital short and long form content for a range of marketing communication channels to a high standard including website pages, social media, print campaigns, brochures, newsletters and other marketing collateral
  • At least five years digital copywriting experience
  • Excellent understanding of the digital environment especially social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube
  • Good understanding of SEO as it relates to website content
  • Good understanding of PPC advertising
  • Sound knowledge of the relevant structures and processes within the agency
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience in copywriting for retail clients advantageous
  • Experience working on project management software such as Chase or Magnetic advantageous
  • Relevant diploma or degree advantageous

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Excellent conceptual abilities
  • Extraordinary writing skills (creative and grammatically correct)
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • An exceptional eye for detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent time management
  • Brilliant collaboration skills

Please include a portfolio of work, your notice period/availability to start, current salary, desired salary, reason for wanting to leave your current position, and reasons for leaving your previous positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply, please send CV to careers@powerof9.co.za