Jumia Copywriter - Jobs in South Africa

Jumia Copywriter - Jobs in South Africa

Position at Zando
Our company:
Zando was founded in 2012 and since then has grown exponentially to become South Africa’s biggest online fashion store. Zando forms part of the Jumia Group, the leading e-commmerce platform in Africa. With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live.

E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive. With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa and offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.

Aside from the opportunity to work in e-commerce with a diverse, innovative and dynamic team, we can offer you a fun and fast pace work environment! If you are a creative Copywriter with an eye for innovative content, and the numbers behind the performance, then this is the role for you.

Key Performance Areas:
  • Copywriting for all marketing campaigns including; press releases, banners, newsletters, blog and social media.
  • Quality control of all copy across all mediums and platforms
  • Creating a holistic and uniformed “voice” of Zando and aligning across all communication platforms and customer touch-points.
  • Brainstorming ideas with the content and marketing teams to come up with campaign messaging.
  • Work closely with channel managers to optimize platform specific copy and content
  • Derive learnings and improvements for channel copy based on data driven insights
  • Measure, report and drive blog KPI’s
  • Ensure content copy is in line with commercial objectives
  • Assist in optimizing onsite copy for SEO
  • Perform Keyword research
  • Maintain view of high value keyword terms, best practices and competition
  • Ensure website copy is in line with key SEO practices
  • Maintain editorial calendar
  • Assist in conceptualizing, pitching and roll-out of sponsored content

    Education, skills, behaviour and knowledge required:
  • Related tertiary marketing or communications Diploma or Degree.
  • Minimum of 4 years writing and editing experience.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • High level of creativity.
  • Can do attitude toward work within a team to achieve goals.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and agile environment is essential to success of the role
  • Ability to think strategically and commercially.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Being driven and proactive.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Organized and the ability to prioritize work.
  • A basic understanding of Excel, SEO and other online marketing tactics
  • An interest in current trending topics both locally and abroad.
  • Experience in working with Google Analytics advantageous
  • Ability to live the Zando values: (Delivers customer satisfaction, Leads Completely, Embraces and Drives Change, Goes the extra mile, Is adventurous, open-minded and creative, Creates fun and a positive team Spirit)

    *This appointment will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan and preference will be given to people from Designated Groups and people with a disability, provided such job applicants meet the inherent criteria of the vacancy.
    * Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    How to apply
    For more information and job application details, see; Jumia Copywriter Jobs in South Africa

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