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Mid-Senior Copywriter

at Recruit Digital in Cape Town

My client is looking for a highly talented Mid-Senior Copywriter to join the team in Cape Town. You need to be a versatile copy writer, who is comfortable wearing many hats and be concise and sharp in communications.

The copywriter role sits within the creative team, which is responsible for delivering a consistent pipeline of high quality, differentiated content. You will work alongside a team of designers, another copywriter and a Head of Communications. The role reports directly to the Head of Digital and Marketing.

Qualifying Criteria:

  • You are a mid-senior level conceptual copy writer
  • 5+ years of copy writing
  • Have experience working on client side
  • Made strong contributions towards the establishment of brand positioning & the development of a brand tone over a sustained period of time
  • You are hugely excited at the prospect of working for a challenger brand that is disrupting the financial services industry. 


  1. Developing copy and content, often in partnership with the Head of Communications, the Director of Marketing and the designer
  2. Writing clear, persuasive, original copy designed to nurture leads, sell products, tell the brand story
  3. Ability to tailor your message to different audiences and write effectively for different mediums.  
  4. Occasionally writing long-form copy for press releases etc.
  5. Supporting with ideation, the development of the monthly marketing calendar and the conceptualization of marketing activities and campaigns
  6. Proofreading copy to check spelling and grammar
  7. Reporting the impact of your initiatives on a weekly basis to the Director of Digital & Marketing.

Attributes & Experience

  • High creativity & a conceptual thinker
  • Speed of execution, without compromising on quality, is essential for this role
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • High accuracy
  • Quick thinker
  • Curious. Always questioning the status quo
  • Able to work independently and without direct supervision
  • A highly motivated “doer”; Deadline driven with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks
  • Excellent communication skills –written and verbal.
  • High-stress tolerance
  • Detail orientation / meticulous work standards
  • Collaborative.
  • User focused
  • Able to communicate clearly and not afraid to voice an opinion, no matter how unpopular. 

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Published at 21-09-2017
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