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Copywriter (Mid)

at Recruit Digital in Cape Town

My client is a full-service, integrated advertising agency located in Cape Town, and is one of South Africa's largest independently-owned agencies, the client base includes leading brands. They are looking for talented Copywriters to join the team.

Summary of main duties include but not limited to:

Translating the brief and the strategic requirements into a compelling creative solution

Presentation of work to the Creative Group Head and/or Creative Director

Together with an Art Director, generate effective, innovative and compelling creative concepts for individual ads or campaigns based on sound strategies

Pro-actively identify creative trends and opportunities

Direct and produce effective, impactful and compelling advertising that reflects insight into the task, the brand and the target market

Write copy and scripts for electronic / digital media

Direct radio towards a high quality final product

Take ownership of your tasks and actively manage the creative process to progress towards deadline

Writing and production for radio


Ideally a degree/diploma in Copywriting or Journalism

Be proficient in PowerPoint/Keynote, MS Word

4+ year’s copywriting experience within an agency

Conceptual and exceptional advertising ability

A portfolio that reflects creative copywriting proficiencies

Flair for writing imaginative, broad, intrusive, creative and original work

Understanding of advertising as a selling tool

Capability to take on campaigns with multi-element tasks which requires a concept and a thought through process

Accept guidance and respond well to criticism

Resilient - can accept setbacks

Finely honed copywriting skills and latest techniques

Have a great sense of humour

Must demonstrate creative insight and brilliance for client solutions across all media platforms.

Detail-obsessed big thinker, passionate and hard-working, self-motivated team player with the ability to grasp a client's strategy and brand, and deliver beautiful, insightful, polished work.

Kindly submit link to portfolio along with concise CV to Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of your application, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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