Datafin

Junior Copywriter

Media/Marketing/Sales
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
A fast-paced Digital Advertising Agency seeks a self-driven & ambitious Junior Copywriter to join its Creative team where you will help generate effective, innovative and compelling concepts for ads and marketing campaigns. The ideal candidate must have a tertiary qualification in Copywriting and/or Advertising, experience in a similar role within an advertising agency, proficient with MS Word/PowerPoint/Keynote, understand various mediums and copy requirements from print to digital, painfully accurate, error-free and able to proof work. A portfolio reflecting your creative Copywriting skill will be expected.
 
DUTIES:
  • Translate a brief and the strategic requirements into a compelling creative solution.
  • Present work to the Creative Director and the Creative Group Head.
  • Together with an Art Director, generate effective, innovative and compelling creative concepts for individual adverts or campaigns based on sound strategies.
  • Write copy for radio, tv, print and electronic / digital media.
  • Write and produce for radio.
  • Keep abreast of creative trends and opportunities.
  • Take ownership of your tasks and actively manage the creative process to progress towards deadline.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • A tertiary qualification in Copywriting and /or Advertising.
  • Copywriting experience within an advertising agency.
  • A portfolio of evidence that reflects creative copywriting proficiencies.
  • Proficient in MS Word / PowerPoint / Keynote.
  • Must be able to translate a brief and the strategic requirements into a compelling creative solution.
  • Be a team player, especially when working with an Art Director or other Creative to ensure the best possible creative output.
  • Able to handle more than one job at a time, under tight deadlines.
  • Have an understanding of various mediums and copy requirements from print to digital.
  • Keep abreast of creative trends and opportunities to drive the CFS brand forward.
  • Be painfully accurate, error-free and be able to proof-check work. 
  • Take ownership of your tasks and actively manage the creative process to progress towards deadline.