G&G Digital – Senior Writer Job opportunity in Johannesburg, Illovo January 2019


Remuneration: Market related
Location: Johannesburg, Illovo
Education level: Degree
Job level: Mid/Senior
Own transport required: Yes
Type: Permanent
Reference: #SW2019
Company: G&G Digital


Job description

Award-winning digital, social and PR agency, G&G Digital, is looking for an experienced and passionate senior writer. The ideal candidate must be deeply passionate, highly creative, inventive, innovative and courageous idea generator and experienced writer. Require at least three years’ experience at digital content creation and across various forms of multimedia. Will work on B2B and B2C brands creating and reviewing social content, campaign content and longer-form content. Must have a passion for producing award-worthy content across multiple channels and multi-media such as audio, video and photography.


  • Conceptualising award-worthy creative campaigns across digital channels
  • Writing and reviewing long and short copy
  • Developing content ideas and strategies in collaboration with creative team
  • Write copy for a variety of digital platforms, ensuring consistency across all content
  • Ability to oversee the production of excellent and engaging content across multiple digital channels



  • Three years’ experience in digital writing and multimedia content creation – digital or PR agency background
  • At least a degree or (better) post grad degree in copywriting, literature, media production or journalism
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • A proven track-record of successes in writing and content creation
  • Ability to write and produce across various forms of multimedia, across channels
  • Able to work independently and part of creative and social team
  • Portfolio of work showcasing creative prowess in digital, audio and video.

Personal attributes

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to motivate and bring out the best in creative teams
  • Highly creative and innovative conceptual skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Experience at reviewing creative outputs to ensure breakthrough quality
  • Passion for creative problem solving
  • Passionate and dynamic
  • Hard-working and energetic
  • Digitally savvy and a keen follower of latest digital trends
  • Astute attention to detail
  • Able to deliver excellent quality creativity under pressure
  • Task driven to meet tight deadlines
  • Efficient time management skills and desire to put in extra hours to produce award-worthy work
  • Excellent written and spoken presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Aware of current affairs as well as digital and creative trends

If you think you’ve got what it takes, send your CV and portfolio showcasing your conceptual talent, writing craftsmanship and award-worthy multimedia content creation to Desiree Gullan desiree@gullanandgullan.com. May the force be with you.

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