Oaklands and Johnson is an Experiential Marketing Company that has created innovative solutions in Africa for over 13 years. We are an Agency that employs a no frills ideation process in organising simple thinking together in a beautiful creative space in sunny Lagos. With a recently opened office in Accra, we are maximising the tropical energy in the West Coast of Africa to generate marketing ideas for brands that find Africa a fascinating market.
Prospective employees must have passion and dream in building a career in this field
- Advertising copywriters generally work alongside an art director within the creative department of an advertising, media or full-service agency. They work with client briefs to conceive, develop and produce effective advertising campaigns.
- Liaising with clients and interpreting their briefs;
- developing creative ideas and concepts, often in partnership with the art director;
- presenting ideas to colleagues and clients;
- familiarizing themselves with their clients’ products and services, the target audience and their competitors’ activities;
- writing clear and original copy;
- updating digital media;
- proofreading copy to check spelling and grammar;
- amending, revising or redeveloping adverts or campaigns in response to feedback from the creative director, account team or clients;
- overseeing campaigns through the production stage to completion;
- working on several campaigns at once, sometimes under pressure and often to tight deadlines;
- casting actors for TV and radio jingles, and listening to voice tapes;
- liaising with production companies, photographers, typographers, designers and printers;
- keeping up to date with trends;
- Monitoring the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
Requirements (skills and Qualifications)
- the ability to write good, clear copy in a variety of styles with accurate spelling and grammar;
- excellent teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills;
- logic, creativity and imagination;
- ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
- confidence, enthusiasm and determination;
- accuracy and attention to detail;
- commercial awareness with the ability to understand the target audience;
- an interest in popular culture, new trends and styles;
- good research skills;
- good proofreading skills.
- Must demonstrate sound work ethics
- B.A in English; journalism; communication; media studies; advertising; public relations or at least minimum 2yrs work experience in an advertising agency
Method of Application
Cv’s should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before close of business on Friday 18th August, 2017.
Use “Copy writer” as subject of the mail
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