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Copywriter – Marketing and Communications job – R420 000 p/a – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Apr 1, 2019

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

If you meet the above requirements for this Copywriter job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you! Please send you CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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