Group Head Copywriter/Junior Creative Director: Alcohol Brands – Cape Town


Candidates from a previously disadvantaged background will be given preference.

We have a wonderful opportunity for a heavyweight wordsmith in Cape Town! A leading ad agency (part of a global group) is on the hunt for a Group Head Copywriter or Junior Creative Director (Copy-based). This exciting opening will see you working across a fabulous portfolio of alcohol brands.  Are you a senior Copywriter looking to take that next step? Maybe you’re a Junior CD with conceptual creative copy skills and leadership abilities? Send us your portfolio and show us that this is the job you’ve been looking for!



  • Develop and execute outstanding integrated campaigns.
  • Working closely with an Art Director to generate creative ideas and concepts to fulfil the client’s brief.
  • Drive creative excellence, proactivity and innovative thinking across agency and client.
  • Understand the client’s strategy and business context, and always aim to do work that performs.
  • Build a strongly collaborative relationship with broader team, partners and clients.
  • Nurture, inspire and motivate the team.
  • Lead pitches, awards and new business presentations as required.
  • Casting or review of cast of actors/voices for TV, radio or content films
  • Liaising with photographers, typographers, designers etc.
  • Visiting and assessing locations for potential shoots.
  • Working on location.
  • Push craft to make the work shine.


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant Degree/Diploma
  • 10 years+ agency experience
  • Talented, motivated leader
  • A proven track record in producing exciting campaigns
  • Integrated thinking that connects ATL/BTL/Digital
  • Ability to articulate creative concepts clearly and succinctly and great presentation skills are essential.
  • An understanding of and keep up to date with the latest creative trends.
  • Mentorship of junior creatives
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Inspirational
  • Provocative
  • Courageous
  • Passionate
  • Nurturing
  • A team player
  • Trusted
  • Ideas obsessed.

Please submit your portfolio and salary requirements along with your CV on application.

Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.

City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Level: Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Tam411
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