We’re looking for a passionate and creative copywriter intern to join our Johannesburg team. You’ll be working alongside a team of talented videographers, multimedia designers, community managers, and marketers – to write all the copy needed for campaigns and creatives.


Main assignment / Position purpose

To interpret briefs, conceptualise and create written communication content for all the production and marketing assets and projects.


Job activities

  • Successfully translates briefs into written copy
  • Delivers timeously on all briefs
  • Liaises with the relevant internal divisions and/or departments, i.e. Production, Marketing, and Sales
  • Works closely with Production, Programming, Marketing, and Sales to ensure relevance, alignment and correct communication
  • Ensures the correct format delivery and placement of their creative work as well as quality control
  • Writing accurate and engaging copy 
  • Interpreting briefs, conceptualising and script creation for promos and video content
  • Proofreading of all copy 
  • High quality work
  • Keeps track of any new amendments to the Brand Bible and channel guide
  • Requests all required elements needed for the job
  • Keeps regular track of TRACE’s on-air and OTT viewership stats and subscriptions 
  • Keeps track of stats and following on the online sites and social media platforms
  • Keeps track of the competitive market share and new industry trends
  • Create content for the trace website (articles, interviews etc..)


 Skills required

  • Excellent punctuation, grammar and spelling
  • Discipline to write around already provided topics
  • Organised and capable of managing multiple matters concurrently
  • Good analytical skills
  • Creative, innovative and willing to contribute ideas
  • Attention to detail and efficiency
  • Collaborate well in a team while still being able to handle projects independently
  • Presentable and articulate
  • Any qualifications beneficial
  • Own transport mandatory
  • Self-starter
  • Be patient and persistent
  • Be thorough and detail oriented
  • Be able to think logically and critically
  • Hard worker and fast learner
  • Works well under pressure and meets deadlines



0 – 1 year experience


Training/degree level

  • Matric
  • Tertiary qualification in Journalism, English or copywriting


Please send your cv to – 

Submission deadline: 31st of May 2021

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