Shift ONE is a fast-growing Creative, Integrated, Marketing Agency based in Big Bay, Cape Town. We are looking for a copywriter who is very creative and loves to conceptualise campaigns (and who loves alliteration).

This individual will work with a team of young, bright, eager creative who love what they do, who are learning fast and who work on projects for big brands and fast growing entrepreneurs.

If you’re the right fit for the business (we only hire people who are on-brand), we’ll hire you as soon as we’re sure you’re the one. You’ll love the learning culture and the friendly team.

Here’s what we’re looking for:

Job level: Junior
Type: Internship with a view to coming on board full time after 3 months if the right candidate
Education: Appropriate copywriting diploma or degree from a recognised institution

The selected candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Copywriting Requirements

  • Social Media
    • Create content plan, with posts written out in accordance with client’s brief
    • Create competitions that meet client’s brief and goals
    • Research and write blogs in accordance with client expectations
    • Research relevant forums and post accordingly
  • Video & Animations
    • Writing of scripts in accordance with the brief
  • PPC
    • Do keyword research
    • Understand the goals – traffic or sales
    • Writing of ads and banner copy
  • Website
    • Research and write content
    • SEO of site including keyword research
  • Writing
    • Research and write thought pieces and press release in accordance with client expectations
  • Research of Trends
    • Stay up to date with latest trends in digital and content marketing
    • Share trends with the team
  • PR
    • Research and write in accordance with client expectations
    • Write speeches for events
  • Email
    • Research and write in accordance with client expectations
  • Additional digital marketing requirements as needed

Creative Conceptualisation

  • Work with the graphic design team in order to conceptualise the direction of the campaign or work being done

General Requirements

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent understanding of digital marketing
  • Passion for social media

Skills (advantageous)

  • Creative writing
  • Conceptualisation

Personal Attributes:

  • Values to match those of the business: honesty, integrity, hard working, driven, self managing, self motivated, helpful
  • Hungry to learn about digital and traditional marketing
  • Ability to think out of the box
  • Asks questions, but first tries to figure out for self
  • Good organizational skills
  • Proactive and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)


Please email your CV to info@shiftone.co.za