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Healthcare Copywriter

at Recruit Digital in Cape Town

Are you an experienced, connected digital copywriting professional looking for an opportunity with a vibrant, growing, non-traditional digital agency? Are you a self-starter who thrives on a flexible structure and working from anywhere? a marketing savvy digital native who can maintain connections easily without having to be in the same office day after day?

My client is a US-based digital-focused performance marketing agency, building a global team of talented people who've had it with the old ad agency game-experienced pros who care about doing great work with great people, and letting go of all the other trappings. They are looking for people who don't need to be told how to be great, who can manage their own work and handle a healthy dose of freedom. It's not for everyone.

Job Summary: The copywriter is responsible for connecting brands to customers through creative content across multiple mediums including, but not limited to: video, TV, radio, websites, banner ads, social messaging, print collateral, direct mail and creative briefs. The copywriter will collaborate with the marketing team to develop, produce and deliver work for external and internal marketing needs that ensures the company's high creative standards and brand voice are reflected in all finished projects.

What you'll do:

  • Develop copy for healthcare and biotechnology clients across multiple platforms and formats
  • Collaborate with the team to initiate, develop, produce, and deliver projects with a high level of expertise
  • Turn around deliverables of quality work quickly and efficiently
  • Take complex concepts and translate them into creative concepts and understandable language for technical personnel and laymen alike

What you'll get:

  • Work with an organization where people are truly the first priority, where we work hard because we enjoy it, and where everyone has a say in defining the culture.
  • An inspiring, non-traditional organizational philosophy and structure, based on the Holacracy platform of non-hierarchical management.
  • Work that is exciting, engaging and fulfilling, with smart people who love to learn.
  • Robust compensation plan including equity/profit sharing, good salary, and flexible terms of engagement.

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a focus on quick response time
  • Effective problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong self-motivation and organizational skills to excel in a remote, global team
  • Adaptability; able to succeed in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment
  • Strong time-management skills with the ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at different stages of completion.
  • Strong command of language and communication skills across all forms.
  • A high degree of integrity.
  • A self-directed approach, comfort with autonomy, and a commitment to greatness.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent working experience
  • Minigmum 3 years required, 5+ years preferred, in creative copywriting, optimally including significant healthcare experience
  • Solid portfolio of previous of digital and traditional copy samples

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