Creative Copywriter Opportunity

Remuneration: R20000 – R25000 per month Basic salary
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #287


Job description

Our client is one of SA’s favourite retailers and are looking for a passionate copywriter to create inspiring and intelligent copy that encourages customer engagement by driving a contemporary, relevant tone across all communication channels. If you’re passionate about retail and love thinking out of the box, let us know.

Effective copywriting

  • Develop unique ideas and communicate these through creative writing skills.
  • Develop copy for campaigns through effective partnership with the art director under direction of the head of copy within agreed timelines.
  • Define/maintain the voice of various sub-brands through consistent and creative writing.
  • Ensure that all content is accurate and consistent and in line with brand guidelines.
  • Develop copy across a wide variety of integrated mediums including ATL, digital, in-store ticketing (and other visual communications), brochures and leaflets, emails and other direct customer communication.
  • Assist the social media manager with postings to social media pages.
  • Accurately and timeously complete ad hoc copy writing assignments.
  • Ability to read, challenge and interpret briefs in order to deliver effective copy solutions.

Quality control

  • Check and ensure accuracy of all copy delivered according to brief.
  • Accurately and timeously proofread layouts as required.

Industry awareness

  • Maintain awareness of marketing trends and an up-to-date knowledge of the communications mix by continuously researching relevant local and international advertising and marketing communications.
  • Understand the brand’s position in the marketplace relative to its competitors.

Partner with stakeholders

  • Build, develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with creative, brand and 360 teams to develop creative strategies aimed at supporting key seasonal stories and driving sales.

Technical skills/experience:

  • Degree in Copywriting and/or Post-Graduate Diploma in Copywriting
  • Two to three years relevant experience
  • Experience in retail industry advantageous
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Deadline-oriented with ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Highly organised with great attention to detail
  • Self-starter with excellent verbal, written and analytical skills
  • An excellent command of the English language, including creativity, spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Good written communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • The ability to interpret and follow a brief
  • The ability to think conceptually
  • The ability to work well with others
  • A good understanding of 360 marketing communication channels
  • Computer literate (Word and Outlook)
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • A quick thinker, creative flair and interest in fashion
  • Up to date knowledge and passion for trends

To apply, please send your CV and portfolio to by 30 June 2015.

Posted on 18 Jun 09:33      APPLY NOW

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