Senior Copywriter

Posted Work @ Gorilla

If ideas sweet as honey flow forth from your mind-comb, we’d like a word.

We are looking for an experienced copywriter with a Degree / Formal qualification in copywriting from a reputable institute with at least 5 years agency experience, to join our Jungle. You’ll report to the Head of Copy.

You’ll be responsible for

 Helping define a creative vision or strategy for Brands, conducting and/or analysing research to formulate creative insights, strategy, ideas and solutions for client brands and challenges.
 Balancing strategic development with client business objectives whilst pushing clients forward through fresh, innovative and exciting ideas.
 Translating briefs & strategic requirements into compelling creative solutions by demonstrating a clear understanding of the brief and campaign objectives and monitoring their effectiveness.
 Producing original, clear and credible ideas/messages/scripts and presenting them to clients and colleagues.
 Work across a range of media and formats, interpreting account briefs to compose a variety of striking written content such as headlines, body copy, tweets, articles and scripts for video and/or radio adverts TTL.
 Conduct brainstorms & ideation activities to conceptualise campaigns with the team(s) involved.

Skills and attributes Required

• Proficiency in MacOSX and copy based software.
• Experience in professional, commercial writing.
• A strong record in creating copy that stands out from the crowd.
• Creativity, and ability to produce innovative and original ideas.
• The ability to plan and strategise projects and campaigns.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Familiarity with creative and digital processes and techniques.
• Confidence in building a rapport with clients and nurturing good working relationships.
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Good proofreading and presentation skills.
• Effectively communicate and coordinate with creatives.
• Accuracy – both in terms of grammar and information.

Sound like your vibe? Good. We’re excited to hear from you, so send a mail with your CV to
If we don’t get back to you after you mail us, sorry, you can assume you have not been considered for the role. Preference will be given to EE candidates.

Closing date

Tuesday, 5th of December 2017.