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Remuneration:negotiable Basic salary 
Location:Umhlanga, Umhlanga Ridge
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional

Job description

The copywriter comes from an integrated marketing background and has experience of commercial brand-driven copy. This is essential. The copywriter combines content project planning, investigative research, copy and script writing. They are experts in storytelling and writing for a digital audience. The Copywriter works closely with the other studio team-members on the planning, style of content and optimisation for search. Their role is to create inspiring and exciting content that achieves reach and engagement across multi-channels.

  • To understand the importance of telling stories from a commercial or brand perspective.
  • To be responsible for writing, research and ideation of innovative content that encourages readership and sharing.
  • To write short and long-form articles for print and online.
  • To adapt existing content for new markets.
  • To combine an authoritative voice and consumer education with comprehensive marketing integration.
  • To work closely with clients to create strong concepts from initial briefing.
  • To set tone and drive creativity, working closely with the studio team to ensure creative excellence.
  • To maintain a high awareness of relevant trending topics to identify content opportunities.
  • To be responsible for working with internal teams to gather input and validate content.
  • To ensure consistency and quality across all written content.

Company Description

OLIVER is a rapidly expanding creative services agency with a twist: we provide our clients with dedicated on-site agencies. It’s a dynamic, fast-paced, solutions-focused environment, that brings client and agency closer together to produce creative and effective work.


  • 3+ years writing in brand-driven corporate or creative environment with a solid portfolio (copywriting samples must be submitted).
  • Experience of publishing through social media channels and / or content management systems.
  • A thorough understanding of publishing content across multiple media platforms and the intricacies associated with each.
  • Creative and meticulous in the use of language and data; developing concise and engaging text.
  • Demonstrated ability to combine and translate complex material from different contexts into stories and content that engages and resonates with target audiences.
  • The difference between “there”, “their” and “they’re” is essential, along with where to use a comma versus a full-stop. Not kidding.

Personal attributes:
  • Confident and comfortable working in a fast-paced and evolving client environment.
  • A passionate and inspiring copywriter.
  • Self-motivated, working with little supervision.
  • Collaborative team player, open-minded and apolitical.
  • Discrete about confidential internal and client information.
  • Driven, proactive, helpful, and enthusiastic team player.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have not been contacted within 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Posted on 18 Oct 14:18

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