Mid-Level Copywriter (441 views)

Johannesburg North, Gauteng
Jan 9, 2019

A small, full-service agency has a vacancy for an experienced mid-level copywriter.

Key responsibilities

  • Writing enticing, original copy for a variety of clients
  • Producing long- and short-form copy for work that spans multiple channels (including web, print, storyboards, SEO, video, social media, press releases, direct mail, etc.)
  • Consistently ensuring work is aligned with client strategy, brief and tonality
  • Brainstorming ideas and concepts within the team
  • Researching and writing press releases
  • Competently handling multiple jobs at once
  • Taking a brief and producing high quality output with little guidance
  • Revising or redeveloping content based on feedback given
  • Easily adapting content to suit multiple audiences
  • Proofreading work where required

Minimum requirements

  • Relevant writing qualification
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Advertising agency experience is essential in order to be considered
  • Proven copywriting and conceptual skills
  • Proven editing and proofreading skills 
  • Impeccable attention to detail (an error-free CV is non-negotiable)
  • Proficiency in MS Word
  • Strong research skills
  • Diversity and flexibility in writing styles 
  • Organised with solid time-management skills
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Willingness to be part of a busy but friendly close-knit team
  • Ability to interact professionally with individuals at all levels, both internally and externally


  • Solid understanding of SEO
  • Experience in writing press releases

Salary: R25 - 30 000