30 Jan 2018

Permanent Copywriter

Confidential – Posted by WorkBerryLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

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Job Description

Job Title:



Job Location:

Lagos, Nigeria


Job Status:

Full-time Salaried


Reports to:

Head, Corporate Communication

Head, Legal (Dotted reporting line)


Key Interfaces:

Internal: Legal, Human Resources, Admin, Investors Relations

External: External Copywriters, Media Vendors


Job Purpose/ Key Objectives:

· The Copywriter will write, edit and proofread various documents for various departments in the Company.

· The jobholder will also create written content for all Corporate Communications campaign and initiatives.


Principal Accountabilities:

· Write, edit and proofread documents for various departments in the Company.

· Draft, review and perfect basic legal documents for various teams in the Company and send to the Head, Legal to review and approve.

· Create content for the Company’s website, Blogs, Corporate Brochures, Newsletters and SharePoint.

· Assist the Head, Corporate Communications during Company press release.

· Create social media written content and managing the Company’s social media accounts (i.e. LinkedIn).

· Perform all other duties that are necessary and reasonably attached

to this Copywriter position and the fulfillment of its


· Any other responsibilities as assigned by the Head, Corporate Communications.


Job Knowledge, Skills & Educational Requirement:


· Bachelor’s degree in Law, English, Journalism, Public Relations or Mass Communications.

· Master’s degree in English is a plus.

· Professional certification (i.e. Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) or Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) is also a plus.



· 3 – 6 years’ experience as a Creative Writer, Paralegal or Public Relation specialist.

· Previous legal experience, not required but is a plus.


Knowledge, Skills & Competencies

· Ability to write good, clear copy in a variety of styles with accurate spelling and grammar.

· Strong analytical skills.

· Excellent teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills.

· Ability to form strong working relationships quickly logic, creativity and imagination.

· Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines strong organizational skills

· Self-motivation, flexibility, stamina and the ability to adapt.

· Confidence, enthusiasm and determination.

· Accuracy and attention to detail.

· Resilience to accept criticism of your work.

· Ability to understand the target internal & external customer audience.

· Administrative, IT and proofreading skills.


Personal Attributes

· Quick thinking and ability to remain calm under pressure

· Articulate and close attention to detail.

· Intense drive for excellence.


Physical & Other Requirements

· Displays a quality of work that reflects high professional standards.

· Projects a professional and positive image at all times.

How to Apply

Apply on the company's website - HERE

Job Types: Permanent.

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