• Location:
    Pretoria Pretoria Pretoria Pretoria , Gauteng Gauteng Gauteng Gauteng
  • Salary:
    R20 000 - R25 000 / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    6 months ago
  • Category:
  • Deadline:
    31st Mar 2020
  • Job Level:

Position Skills and Requirements:

  • Creativity: You will need to create original work and develop ideas around your chosen themes.
  • Persuasion: As a Copywriter you would need to know how to write persuasively.
  • Social Perceptiveness: As a Copywriter you would need to have your finger on the pulse, so that your documents are relevant and modern.
  • Writing Skills:  As a Copywriter you would need to write well: with proper tone, feeling, sentence structure and emotion.
  • Researching industry-related topics
  • Preparing well-structured drafts using digital word processing and publishing platforms.
  • You will be writing and publishing various types of pieces for our Company’s websites, articles, e-books, newsletters and social media posts.
  • You will also be responsible to produce marketing pieces to advertise our products, writing blog posts about industry-related topics and promoting our content on social media. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with digital publishing and generating traffic and leads for new business.
  • Ultimately, your functions would be to reach our target audience by delivering both useful and appealing online information about our Company, products and services.
  • Research industry-related topics
  • Prepare well-structured content using digital publishing platforms
  • Interview company & industry professionals and incorporate their views to create effective content may it be for posts, articles, social media, podcasts, video or other.
  • Edit and proofread written pieces before publication
  • Conduct keyword research and use SEO guidelines to optimize content in conjunction with the Marketing Team.
  • Identify customers’ needs and recommend new topics
  • Coordinate with marketing and design teams to illustrate articles effectively.
  • Measure web traffic to content (e.g. conversion and bounce rates) in conjunction with the Marketing team.
  • Proven work experience as an Editor, Content Creator, Copy Writer or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English
  • An ability to fact-check long-form content pieces
  • Time-management skills
  • Verify facts during research for potential publications.
  • Plan the content of digital media and publications according to the company’s style and editorial policy
  • Develop story and content ideas while being mindful of the audience, target market and industries.
  • Plan, coordinate, and revise material for publication in books, newspapers, magazines, or websites.
  • Review story ideas and decide what material will appeal most to readers.
  • Familiarity with electronic publishing, graphics, web design, and multimedia production is important as well.
  • Please share samples of your work (portfolio or links) along with your application.



  • Bachelor’s degree in communication or journalism
  • Extensive experience within the Construction / Civil or Engineering industries with Editorial, Content Creation and Copywriting
  • Salary: R20 000 – R25 000
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday 7:30 – 16:30.
  • Location: Zwavelpoort, Olympus, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa