MW TTL Copywriter

MW TTL Copywriter

99 Cents | Cape Town, WC, ZA

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MW TTL Copywriter
99 Cents
2022-11-28 Cape Town CBD

Job Ref #: MWTTLCopDA
Industry: Advertising
Job Type: Permanent
Positions Available: 1
99c is a full-service, integrated advertising agency with offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, and is one of South Africa’s largest independently-owned agencies.

Job Description

Our Cape Town office is looking for a  Mid-Level TTL Copywriter  with specialities in both ATL and Digital to join our Creative Team. 

Our ideal candidate: 

Has proven cut-throat writing skills to work on a large national Retail brand
Able to work across various target markets, platforms and channels
A proven understanding of retail brands
Keeps a cool head and delivers exceptional results under pressure, against fast and tight deadlines and in volume
Able to work collaboratively in a team and is resourceful; focused and level-headed

Job Requirements


At least 3 years’ experience in advertising, publishing, marketing etc for a proven track record across multiple digital channels.
Relevant tertiary education from a reputable tertiary institution.
Excellent writing ability, including the ability to write in different styles and to other people's direction. delivering clear, attractive copy with a distinct brand voice.
Knowledge of the digital landscape, specifically social platforms & its relevant features (Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok, etc) as well as e-commerce platforms, along with the ability to tailor the content and style of individual writing briefs according to their purpose and platform.
Interpret copywriting briefs to understand project requirements.
Collaborate with designers, PR and other professionals on large- and small-scale marketing projects and work with creative teams to ensure that the visual elements of the webpage complement the words.
Good research and analytical skills to gain an accurate understanding of the subject in question.
Must be able to conduct high-quality research.
Must have a creative approach, both in coming up with ideas for new projects and for getting a specific message across innovatively.
Have an understanding and experience with SEO principles, as well as social media and CMS best practices.
Knowledge of online content strategy and creation.
Understanding of important metrics (stats like bounce rates, etc.)

Personal skills & attributes:

Good attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills as you'll be working with a range of creatives and marketing team members
Able to multitask, work to tight deadlines, and follow agency process
Fully immersed in fashion, culture & other lifestyle trends
Excellent time-management and organizational skills
Work ethic: Should be able to describe oneself as “Committed, reliable, passionate, self-motivated, flexible, adaptable, team player"
Flexible to work outside of normal working hours (overtime if and when required) 

Interested candidates must please submit a concise CV and portfolio as part of your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Should you not hear from us within three weeks after submitting your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. 

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