Wednesday, July 4, 2018

99 Cents Cape Town Careers, Copywriter Junior Vacancy

Copywriter Junior (Western Cape)

Reference Number 99cSG14

About Ninety9cents (99c):
Ninety9cents is a full service, integrated advertising agency located in Cape Town, and is one of South Africa¹s largest independently-owned agencies. Led by founder and Managing Director Andrew Brand, the agency¹s extensive client base includes leading brands such as Shoprite/Checkers, Ackermans, PUMA, Spur Group, Capitec and Distell, to name but a few.

Seeking an experienced and exceptionally talented Copywriter to work on TTL accounts. The applicant must demonstrate creative insight and brilliance for client solutions across all media platforms.

Reporting to the Creative Director, the successful candidate must be a gifted, detail-obsessed big thinker and a passionate and hard-working, self-motivated team player with the ability to grasp a client's strategy and brand, and deliver beautiful, insightful and polished work. Examples of creative work must be supplied with applications.

Responsibilities will include:
    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
    Proactively 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
    A great understanding and appreciation of South Africa’s diverse demographic and cultures
    Write copy and scripts for electronic/digital media
    Direct radio towards a high quality final product
    Backup proofreading of copy
    Take ownership of your tasks and actively manage the creative process to progress towards deadline

    Degree/Diploma in Copywriting
    2-5 years’ advertising experience
    Conceptual and exceptional advertising ability
    A portfolio that reflects creative copywriting proficiencies
    Flair for writing imaginative, broad, disruptive, creative and original work
    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

Only submissions received via our dedicated recruitment address will be considered. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of your submission, please consider your application unsuccessful. We remain committed to the principles of employment equity.

Work Level Junior
Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
EE Position Yes
Location Western Cape

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