Mid-Level Copywriter WOODMEAD

Sales / Marketing / Communications
JHB North, Johannesburg – Gauteng

Mid-Level Copywriter
3-month fixed term contract
R21 750.00pm
Hybrid (2 – 3 times a week in the office)
Woodmead
 
Purpose:
    • To conceptualize high quality creative ideas and present written copy, whilst staying true to the strategy and within the parameters of the brief, budget and allocated time.
 
Main areas of responsibility:
    • Understand client strategies, business problems and briefs, and translate these into creative solutions and executions.
    • Know and understand clients’ corporate identities and needs.
    • Collaborate with an art director to conceptualize and execute great ideas.
    • Write copy for various mediums.
    • Proof-read work and those of my colleagues.
    • Record scripts for radio, TVCs and AVs, and direct VO artists.
    • Collaborate with production houses to bring creative concepts to life.
    • Follow direction from superiors and guide and support junior creative staff.
    • Working closely with Account Management, Traffic and other creative to manage, meet and hopefully exceed clients’ expectations.
    • Liaise with the Traffic Department to ensure the job deadline is adhered to.
    • Review work with the Creative Director, followed by AM.
    • Deliver presentations to pitch concepts to AM and Client.
    • Work within a highly charged team environment and be a support to fellow team members.
    • Stay on top of industry trends and apply such learnings in order to deliver relevant, fresh ideas that are on par with and, even ahead of, industry standards.
 
Key Measures:
    • To interpret briefs and execute the written copy according to client style guides and creative intelligence.
    • Work accurately.
    • Liaise effectively and clearly with internal and external interfaces.
    • Work within allocated time and budget.
    • Accurate logging of administration.
    • Good team player.
 
Minimum Requirements:
    • Matric.
    • A strong command of the English language.
    • Relevant tertiary degree.
    • 4-6 years’ experience in an advertising agency.
 
Closing date for applications 7 June 2024
Should you not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful