Job title: Mid Copywriter - Retail and Digital
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 7 years
Salary: R30000 to R38000
Job published: 04 January 2022
Job reference no: 3394255654

Job Description

On the lookout for a Mid level Copywriter, who is exceptionally strong in retail, to join an award-winning agency in the North.  As a member of the creative team, you’ll use your exceptional writing and research skills to craft and edit copy for world-class clients, products, and projects. Working closely with the account and design teams, your day-to-day duties will include brainstorming ideas, creating conceptsand developing communication for a range of mediums (incl. retail print, web, email, video, and social media).

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with a high-volume workload often requiring short turnaround times
  • Continually push creative boundaries by writing fresh copy that connects with the desired audience and drives action
  • Comfortably vary voice, style, and other characteristics demanded by the industry, company, or target audience
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of communication and client-related industry trends
  • Stay informed of appropriate style guidelines and brand voice for consistency in messaging
  • Show a keen eye for detail and appreciation of great design

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interpret creative briefs to develop and produce original concepts through execution on assigned brands
  • Research and understand the client's needs and target audiences, through online searches, analysing existing research, interviews with subject matter experts and in-person meetings
  • Write original copy and edit content for a range of corporate marketing and communications materials
  • Collaborate with a team of account managers and creative staff, from concept development to delivery of the final product
  • Present copy concepts and final deliverables to the internal team and client representatives as needed and participate in client pitches on occasion
  • Revise copy based on internal and client feedback/direction

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Relevant degree or qualification
  • Minimum 5 years’ professional copywriting experience with a solid portfolio of work
  • A great understanding of digital and social media
  • Extraordinary writing and research abilities
  • Comfortable working independently and with a team to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills and multitasking ability
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Pro

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