Writer – Leading Online Training Company (382 views)

Do you love creating engaging experiences through your writing? Can you hook an audience and reel them in?

A leading online training company for the hospitality industry is looking for a writer who is a master of storytelling. You’ll be able to balance technical with creative writing and disseminate knowledge by interpreting, simplifying and shaping information into compelling narratives – creating outstanding copy for a range of clients, in a range of formats.

The role is based in Cape Town and reports to the Creative Director/ Associate Creative Director.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant Degree
  • Experience in the role of a Journalist, Copywriter or similar
  • A portfolio of notable published work, available for viewing
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • A hunger to push boundaries and produce pioneering content
  • A proficient Mac user
  • Adept at working in an agile environment using new technology and platforms
  • Organised, analytical and dynamic
  • A love of hospitality and foodie culture
  • A proactive, problem-solving, positive attitude

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interpret project briefs to develop a strategic writing approach
  • Grasp audience profiles quickly and develop a concept, tone and style that is in line with a target audience
  • Collaborate with Instructional Designers to ensure content briefed into Writing becomes powerful teaching
  • Bring a toolbox of literary devices such as analogy, irony, characterisation and symbolism, and an ability to move swiftly between genres, to brainstorming and writing sessions
  • Distil, and structure stories around, major learning insights to facilitate efficient and effective teaching (if you can’t stand a buried lede, we want you)
  • Collaborate with Videographers, Designers, Animators and Video Editors to produce innovative content in line with a project’s creative strategy
  • Edit and proofread scripts and other creative content
  • Assume a content-expert role in production when necessary
  • Brief, direct and review voiceover recording to give clarity, character and consistency to script delivery
  • Review video and other content edits to portray the story you want while ensuring accuracy and continuity
  • Work to deadlines and budget requirements
  • Conduct the course sign-off process for Writers
  • Provide training and mentoring across the writing team

SHOULD YOU NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE WITHIN 3 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR APPLICATION PLEASE TAKE IT THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.

Salary: Negotiable

JOB IS EXPIRED.