Content Writer urgently wanted: APPLY HERE

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Content Writer urgently wanted: APPLY HERE

Pretoria, Gauteng 0157

Job Description

To produce exceptional, informative and engaging content for the FIC’s internal and external audiences, and to provide day-to-day writing and editing services for the Communications business unit team

Conduct online and on-the-ground primary research for articles, various communication materials, guidelines and other content
Interview subject matter experts and others to source information
Select and organise material gathered through research/interviews
Propose topics for coverage and content
Writing and editing
Develop, rewrite, review and edit content for editorials, features, thought leadership articles, opinion pieces, sector-specific editorials thought pieces, technical and publicity material, publications, presentations, information pieces and text for illustrated material as well as other copy, as required.
Proofread, re-structure and edit content and other written and/or illustrated materials from business
Review and update website content
Optimise published pieces using SEO guidelines
Provide comment and liaise with business to improve developed content
Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with target audiences
Check content for accuracy, errors, style, and tone
Ensure that content meets the FIC’s needs, and follows the house style guide
Collaborate with co-workers and provide fresh, relevant content ideas, keeping the target audience in mind
Review and approve proofs submitted by suppliers prior to publication production
Arrange for copyright permissions If required


Diploma or equivalent in English, Creative Writing, Journalism or related field
Excellent command of the English language
7 years’ writing, editing and proofreading experience
Good written and verbal communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate across all levels
Ability to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality
Good command of Microsoft Office including MS Word 8.1, Excel, PowerPoint
Adaptable to changing business requirements and deadlines
Ability to follow through to completion without being prompted
Self-motivated but also able to work in a team
Attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to produce work of quality standard
Ability to research and learn about a wide range of topics

Source: Indeed

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