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SEO Copywriter

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town CBD
Job level:Junior/Mid
Job policy:Employment Equity position

Job description

Ninety9cents is a full service, integrated advertising agency located in Cape Town, and is one of South Africa’s largest independently-owned agencies. Led by founder and Managing Director Andrew Brand, the agency’s extensive client base includes leading brands such as Shoprite/Checkers, Ackermans, PUMA and the Spur Group, to name a few.

We are looking for an SEO Copywriter, with the ability to grasp a client's strategy and brand, and deliver beautiful, insightful, polished work to join our team!

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Write compelling copy specializing in content strategy, whilst ensuring alingment with best practices and brand standards
  • Create clear, concise, conversational copy that inspire action and encourage engagement
  • Adhere to brand and copy standards as it relates to digital content development
  • Use SEO practices to optimize campaign copy and increase visibility
  • Content development


  • A tertiary qualification in Copywriting and  / or Advertising
  • At least 3 years experience as an SEO copywriter within an Advertising Agency
  • A portfolio of evidence that reflects creative copywriting proficiencies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understand advertising as a selling tool  
  • Team player
  • Assertive
  • Energetic
  • Solution driven
  • Resilient
  • Great sense of humour
  • Ability to accept guidance and respond well to criticism 
  • Meticulous with attention to detail
  • Finely honed copywriting skills – ability to write imaginative, broad, intrusive, creative and original work
  • Demonstrate creative insight and brilliance for client solutions across all media platforms
  • Must be willing to work on alcohol brands
  • Flexible to work overtime (if and when required)

Interested candidates must please submit a concise CV and a portfolio of evidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within two weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

We remain committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

Posted on 25 Mar 11:40

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