Freelance Copywriter at DOKKA

  • Advertising, Arts, and Media Jobs in South Africa
  • Full time
  • 2 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 30,000 / Monthly
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 3 openings
  • Job experience 2 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

DOKKA suitably invites qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Freelance Copywriter to join our dynamic team.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Writing email copy – subject lines, pre-headers, headlines, subheads and body copy for emails including campaigns and email sequences
  • Creating compelling, engaging social media content that reflects our brand’s voice and drives the desired call to action
  • Optimizing social media posts (language, tone, message) based on our target audience’s behaviors
  • Selecting appealing images and videos to complement the text
  • Apply advertising techniques to boost brand awareness, like promotions and competitions
  • Respond to questions and comments on our social media pages in a timely and accurate manner
  • Take a “test and learn” approach by supporting A/B testing of copy

 Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellence through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.




  • Ability to quickly produce high-quality copy that converts (make readers take action!)
  • Exceptional copywriting skills including writing, editing, proofreading, grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, iterate swiftly, and juggle multiple projects in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated experience executing on ROI-focused marketing campaigns
  • Demonstrated success in managing a business social media presence
  • Experience writing, editing and publishing engaging content for various social networks, including Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram
  • Exceptional skill with the nuances of social media writing, including the use of hashtags, emojis, and acronyms
  • Experience specifically within email marketing, email layout and design and email workflow automation preferred
  • Strong eye for detail


  • Knowledge of basic content marketing principles
  • Best practices around email marketing copy that drives open and click-through rates to achieve email channel goals
  • The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a collaborative environment and using data to make marketing decisions
  • Knowledge of overall email processes
  • HubSpot experience a bonus


  • 2+ years of copywriting experience
  • Experience in producing copy for digital, print, and broadcast channels
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint



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