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R 7.000,00 monthly City of Cape Town, Western Cape 23 June

Important company in the sector

  • 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 a detail-obsessed, big thinker, passionate, hard-working, self-motivated ATL copywriter, with the ability to grasp a client's strategy and brand, and deliver beautiful, insightful, polished work to join our team!

    Main duties include but are not limited to:
    Translate the brief and the strategic requirements into compelling creative solutions
    Present 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 trends and opportunities
    Direct and produce effective, impactful and compelling advertising that reflects insight into the task, the brand and the target market
    Write copy and scripts for electronic/digital media
    Write and produce for radio
    Direct radio towards a high quality final product
    Take ownership of tasks and actively manage the creative process to progress towards deadline
    Ability to take on campaigns with multi-elements tasks which requires a concept and a thought-through process


    A tertiary qualification in copywriting and /or advertising
    At least three years of copywriting experience within an advertising agency
    A portfolio of evidence that reflects creative copywriting proficiencies
    Proficient in MS Word/PowerPoint/Keynote
    Excellent communication skills
    Understand advertising as a selling tool
    Team player
    Solution driven
    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.

  • Number of vacancies: 10
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Certificate
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Copywriter

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 7.000,00 monthly

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