Middleweight Copywriter Job, Johannesburg

Remuneration: negotiable cost for the company
Advantages: In the cost package for the company
Location: Johannesburg
Level of education: Diploma
Job level: Middle
Type: Permanent
Reference: #Tam624
Company: VGP Recruitment

Previously disadvantaged applicants will be given preference.

Attention award-winning writers! A leading full-service advertising agency in Johannesburg is looking for a middleweight copywriter with heavy metal on his shelf! We are looking for a talented writer with a solid workbook, with exciting ideas, including substantial digital and ATL content. If you’re driven to create meaningful, award-winning, and memorable work by bringing highly conceptual thinking to the studio, we want to hear from you!


  • Produce and develop original and usable concepts and copy in response to creative briefs
  • Present work internally and externally in a clear and professional manner
  • Work closely with relevant account teams, ensuring effective communication and management of team expectations
  • Work with account teams to understand clients’ brand and manage projects in a way that will support brand delivery
  • Manage and own projects from inception to completion
  • Accurate recording of working time
  • Spread learning across other creative teams and the department
  • Develop skills and knowledge in yourself through on-the-job development, active participation in the agency and department
  • Provide feedback to your Art Director regarding improvements that could be made to your team, department and agency
  • Set clear goals and strive to achieve them
  • Actively support and involve team members when appropriate to resolve issues.

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Degree or diploma in writing (or degree in communications/literature/law, etc. that demonstrates competent writing skills)
  • Minimum +4 years of writing experience
  • ATL & digital experience – essential
  • Good knowledge of relevant agency structures and processes
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Confident communication skills
  • Computer skills: MS Word, MS PowerPoint or Keynote, MS Outlook
  • Pursuit/Workbook
  • And any other programs or presentation tools needed to get the job done
  • Awarded – essential
  • Collaborative.

Please submit a relevant writing portfolio with your CV when applying.

If you do not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

VGP Recruitment is a recruitment agency specializing in the advertising, marketing, media, creative, digital, public relations/communications and publishing sectors.

Published on April 20 10:26, Closing date June 19

William L. Hart