Copywriter - Senior

Senior Copywriter/ SEO Writer – 8 month contract

Location: Durban North, KZN
Salary: R35kpm max

About the Role:
Opportunity available for a phenomenal Senior Copywriter/SEO Writer for an 8 month eCommerce project based at the client site in the Northern suburbs of Durban.

Relevant Tertiary Qualification in Business, Marketing, Communication, Journalism, Art or similar.
10 plus years’ experience in Copywriting.
Digital content skills
Knowledge of SEO, writing SEO content and how it applies to content marketing
Knowledge of analytics tools like Google and Bing analytics.
Microsoft Office as well as knowledge of and experience using keyword generator tools.
Keyword research is a requirement, using industry tools to prepare a keyword portfolio of highly competitive keywords and soft words, perfect name creation, featured bullet points and product descriptors.
Conceptualization skills.
Attention to detail, ability to work within tight-deadlines and quick-turnarounds.
FMCG experience is advantageous.
Ability to work accurately and provide consistent quality whilst adhering to brand guidelines.
Excellent team work and time management skills.
Accurate and consistent completion of timesheets.
You must be confident and have a consistent record of taking, interpreting and delivering written projects, within very tight timeframes.
Verbal and written communication skills.

You will be part of a team creating digital content for eCommerce platforms across a variety of Brands and categories.
Responsible for writing search engine optimized (SEO) content based on Client’s brief.
When necessary, you will also be responsible for writing copy for digital KV’s, “how to” explanations, icon descriptors etc. as well as simple copy checks and condensing copy if necessary.
You will take briefs from the Project Director/Project Manager/Creative Lead respectively.
Create content to the client’s brief and exacting standards.
Develop an effective working relationship with colleagues.
Effectively manage workloads within agreed timescales.
Proactively monitor artwork quality, accuracy and consistency.
Complete timesheets.