Senior Copywriter (mrp) - Mr Price Group, KwaZulu-Natal

  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Mr Price Group on Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Reference: 1517775
  • Apply before Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 22 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Mr Price Group

Do you have a passion for writing?

mrp is presently recruiting for a talented Senior Copywriter. There could not be a better time to join our dynamic Marketing team. Fit into the mrp business is key and your passion for what you create is welcome here.

Working within our close knit in-house advertising team, you will be responsible for:

  • Conceptualizing, writing crafting and producing outstanding creative work which communicates to our specific target audience within the scope of the brand and creative brief supplied
  • Writing top quality scripts, concept statements, long copy , body copy, pay-off lines etc.
  • Regularly create proactive work that helps grow our brand
  • Pitching creative work with confidence


Required Skills

  • marketing
  • written skills
  • creativity
  • conceptualization
  • seo copywriting

Candidate Requirements

  • 5 years’ experience as a Copywriter (preferably from an advertising agency)
  • Post Graduate Degree or National Diploma ( or similar), specializing in Copywriting
  • Conceptual ability and solid writing skills with a portfolio that demonstrates this ( ideally award winning)
  • Excellent command of the English language including impeccable grammar, spelling and phrasing etc.
  • Good understanding of writing across digital and social platforms, as well as writing SEO-rich copy.
  • Integrity, energy and creativity
  • Self-disciplined with excellent attention to detail

A little about us:

mrp people don’t just think outside the box. They throw the box out the door and set their creativity and problem-solving abilities free. Added to the mix is the natural ability to build relationships and a passion for the retail - and it’s not hard to see why we’re at the top of our game.

Passion, value and partnership. If you believe in these core values, we believe you’re a perfect match for the Mr Price Group.

Mr Price Group is a high growth, Omni-channel, fashion- value retailer.

Mr Price Group has 6 trading divisions namely: mrp ; mrphome; mrpsport; Miladys; Sheet Street and mrpmoney.

We employ over 16000 people and retail in over 1000 South African based stores, almost 100 international stores and through our online channels offering our full product assortments. 

mrp is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Employment Equity.


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About Mr Price Group

Welcome to the Mr Price Group – your gateway to a career with the fastest growing retail company in South Africa!

The Mr Price Group employs over 10 000 people in South Africa with over 954 Southern Africa stores and 27 internationally in 9 different countries. The Group has five trading divisions – Apparel (Mr Price, Mr Price Sport and Miladys) and Homeware (Mr Price Home and Sheet Street).

Hire for attitude and train for skill is the philosophy of The Mr Price Group seeing employees as partners in the business. Our company’s success is based on its people while its core values – PASSION, VALUE & PARTNERSHIP – set us apart as an employer of choice.