Role: Copywriter 

Location:  Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa



Working in partnership with our client, the Copywriter combines content project planning, investigative research, copy, and script writing. They are experts in storytelling and writing for a digital audience


You can create inspiring and exciting content that achieves reach and engagement across multi-channel.


The Brand Copywriter works closely with the other studio team-members on the planning, style of content and optimisation for search.


• To understand the importance of telling stories.
• To be responsible for writing, research and ideation of innovative content that encourages readership and sharing.
• To write short and long-form articles for print and online.
• To adapt existing content for new markets.
• To combine an authoritative voice and consumer education with comprehensive marketing integration.
• To work closely with clients to create strong concepts from initial briefing.
• To set tone and drive creativity, working closely with the studio team to ensure creative excellence.
• To maintain a high awareness of relevant trending topics to identify content opportunities.
• To be responsible for working with internal teams to gather input and validate content.
• To ensure consistency and quality across all written content.


• 4+ years writing in corporate and. creative environment with a solid portfolio.
• Experience of publishing through social media channels and / or content management systems.
• A thorough understanding of publishing content across multiple media platforms and the intricacies associated with each.
• Creative and meticulous in the use of language and data; developing concise and engaging text.
• Demonstrated ability to combine and translate complex material from different contexts into stories and content that engages and resonates with target audiences.
• The difference between “there”, “their” and “they’re” is essential, along with where to use a comma versus a full-stop. Not kidding.

Personal Attributes:

• Confident and comfortable working in a fast-paced and evolving client environment.
• A passionate and inspiring writer.
• Self-motivated, working with little supervision.
• Collaborative team player, open-minded and apolitical.
• Discrete about confidential internal and client information.
• Driven, proactive, helpful, and enthusiastic team player.


Lots of agencies say they're different. OLIVER is.

OLIVER believes that agencies work better inside a brand's organisation; delivering more effective work at the speed required to drive modern businesses forward. Using our unique Inside Intelligence methodology, we build specialist, dedicated in-house agencies that collaborate with clients to form better marketing solutions.

Established in 2004, our model is now driven by over 4000 people, working across more than 200 in-house agencies globally. Clients include The Guardian, Unilever, Barclaycard, PepsiCo, AXA, The AA, Adidas, BMW, Post Office, and 3M. OLIVER is part of the Inside Ideas Group (IIG), which also includes a global content agency to Adjust your Set, design, experience, and engineering company DARE and property marketing specialists Aylesworth Fleming.



We are a company built on our values, we have given you a brief overview below but would love to tell you more.


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Be Imaginative to push the boundaries of what’s possible

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Be always learning and listening to understand

Be Results-focused to exceed expectations


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