Digital Copywriter (Agency)

We have an opportunity for a Senior Digital Copywriter who is passionate about conceptual thinking and eager to make an impact within the agency. You’ll be working with our digital team and will play a key role as the partner with our creative director on a wide range of projects.

Cape Town, ZA
Full Time

About this position

Main Responsibilities:

  • Translate the brief and the strategic requirements into a compelling creative solution
  • Presentation of work to the Creative Group Head and/or Creative Director
  • Together with an Art Director, generate effective, innovative and compelling creative concepts for individual ads or campaigns based on sound strategies
  • Pro-actively identify creative digital trends and opportunities
  • Direct and produce effective, impactful and compelling advertising that reflects insight into the task, the brand and the target market
  • Take ownership of your tasks and actively manage the creative process to progress towards deadline


  • 5+ years’ Digital Copywriting experience within an agency
  • Strong conceptual ability
  • Advanced brand copywriting
  • Attention to detail
  • A portfolio that reflects creative copywriting proficiencies
  • Understanding of advertising as a selling tool  
  • Capability to take on campaigns with multi-element tasks which require a concept and a thought through process
  • Accept guidance and respond well to criticism
  • Resilient – can accept setbacks
  • Finely honed copywriting skills and latest techniques
  • Have a great sense of humour
  • Have an understanding of writing for SEO and keywords
  • Must demonstrate creative insight and brilliance for client solutions across all media platforms
  • Create copy across multiple channels
  • Consistently produce creative elements against a deliverables list
  • Lead brainstorms and conceptualisation
  • Lead the craft and design of an idea
  • Detail-obsessed big thinker, passionate and hard-working, self-motivated team player with the ability to grasp a client's strategy and brand, and deliver beautiful, insightful, polished work

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