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Swedish Copywriter

posted Aug 17, 2015, 4:17 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Aug 19, 2015, 4:45 AM ]
Swedish Copywriter

Contract Type:     Permanent 
Salary:                  Negotiable 
Location:              Gauteng >> Johannesburg  OR Cape Town OR London

Salaries is negotiable and depends on the geo location, which includes an amount for the following; 
Compulsory Medical Aid (the company’s preferred provider) unless you are already regarded as a dependent of another medical aid fund. 
Compulsory Life Cover with Discovery Life 
Also we conduct salary reviews annually in March for employees with service in excess of six month

Working Permits
Work permits will need to be obtained. We will provide you with all the relevant documents, and we will cover all the costs involved, however the permit must be applied for at the South African embassy within your home country. It is a General Work permit or Critical Skills permit  which allows you to take up residency and work for our company for up to 5 years. It can be extended. Should you choose to work for us for less than 12 months, then you will be liable to pay back the costs of the work permit – pro-rata to your length of service.

we will provide the first 3 months shared accommodation free in a furnished apartment within walking distance to our offices. This will allow you time to find your own apartment to rent, and secure whatever transport may be necessary. We will assist you with this.
We do not cover the costs of your flights to Cape Town – this is for your own account. The reason for this is that we wish to avoid the “chancers” who treat this as a free holiday, and are not serious about taking up work and building their career.

We are looking for a Swedish content copywriter to create marketing focussed copy as part of a leading online marketing team. 
The candidate must ideally have a professional writing background with a thorough understanding of marketing principles, preferably online. An acute cultural awareness will help target the audience in order to write copy with a strong sales focus. A versatile,
good understanding of online and computers generally, including an ability to produce a large volume of content easily within a deadline driven environment are a must. Job Functions Copywriting Industries Digital Specification Main objective of the role:
The person will be responsible for providing quality copy timeously, including writing and editing to the highest standards to ensure an impeccable final product. An excellent understanding of our target audience and be involved at all stages of the product development.

Key Responsibilities:
Will include writing for:
  • - Emails
  • - Newsletters
  • - Websites, blogs, social media
  • - Advertisements
  • - Press releases
  • - Promotions
  • - Print media

Concept development in a team environment
Keep up with the latest developments, in-house and online
Search engine optimisation and social media activities
Working with stakeholders across the business efficiently and effectively

Skills and Experience required:
Swedish native speaker – preferably professional writing background, online an advantage
Hardworking, conscientious, and with good time management skills
Creative and pro-active thinker
Can work under pressure and is a goal-orientated achiever
High level of quality control through various stages of the production process
A team player, self-motivated and ability to work independently
Excellent computer literacy
Excellent attention to detail

Non-Essential but Preferred:
A copywriting qualification, journalism or other writing qualification will be advantageous
CMS and basic HTML
Knowledge of marketing principles - 

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