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Digital Copywriter

Remuneration: negotiable Basic salary
Benefits: Medical Aid and Retirement Annuity
Location: Johannesburg, Bryanston, Sandton
Education level: Degree
Job level: Mid/Senior
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Temporary
Company: Wetpaint

Job description

We’re looking for a digital native who is a conceptual thinker, a skilled communicator and a valuable creative partner. Experienced writer with a focus on storytelling is an absolute must! A successful candidate will show an inspiring book of work, a meticulous eye for detail, a collaborative work style and a compelling approach when presenting ideas.
Job responsibilities (include, but are not limited to the following):

  • Writes sharp, witty, quirky and authentic copy for websites, emails, social media posts, and display advertising
  • Understands brand identity, captures and hones a brand voice and adheres to existing branding guidelines
  • Translates high-level concepts and creative briefs into finished copy
  • Provides status updates on all ongoing projects to ensure team coordination and timely delivery
  • Keeps tabs on the latest digital trends and incorporates new tactics, tools, and platforms into client campaigns as needed
  • Partner with art directors and multi-disciplinary teams to create strategically sound, industry-leading digital concepts and experiences
  • Present to clients, partners and internal teams in a professional and inspiring manner
  • Lead communication and content creation throughout all phases of a project, including discovery, conceptualising, pitching, production and launch
  • Contribute to communication around projects, company strategy and community
  • Consistently expand and share knowledge of industry trends and emerging ideas


Job requirements (include, but are not limited to the following):

  • At least three+ years’ working in an ad agency, digital consultancy, or in-house digital team conceptualising digital ideas that show the ability to utilize technology in innovative ways to engage consumers
  • A portfolio showcasing concepts in which you own for a cutting-edge mobile app, campaign concepts, web experiences, etc.
  • Impeccable presentation and storytelling skills
  • Flawless writing and proofreading skills
  • Creative campaign development: examples of working collaboratively with designers and strategists to turn your ideas into live campaigns
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to work under pressure and hit deadlines
  • Experience managing multiple projects at once
  • Degree or higher in English, creative writing, journalism, or related field

Although we appreciate your interest in this position, we can only respond to those applicants who we feel most closely match the needs of this position.

Posted on 12 February 2018

Apply by email to the HR Dept – designs@wetpaint.co.za


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