Finance/Business Writer | Brand Studio


Join our award-winning commercial editorial team at BrandStudio.24. We’re looking for a new team member to join our content marketing team and help us tell, and bring to life attention-grabbing, purpose-driven stories for some of the SA’s top brands. We work to bring the story to life in various formats through multiple channels and we need someone with business / fin / tech know-how and proven writing ability. If you can produce engaging business stories, unpack financial jargon clearly and create a tech product review, flawlessly, publish ready and to deadline, we’re looking for you. 

Produce relevant, compelling, and factually correct premium analysis and feature content for across the stable of brand – News24, Business Insider, Fin24, Health24 and more.


Job Outputs:

  • Adhere to the quality, style and content standards as laid out and required by the particular publication;
  • Will be responsible for the creation or briefing of multimedia content, images and infographics.
  • Must have the ability to write in and easily switch between a variety of styles, from Business and Fin content to lifestyle topics, human interest, and health content.
  • Must have a good understanding of online media
  • Must have excellent English language writing, subbing and editing skills
  • Must be versatile and flexible, and adaptable to change
  • Must be able to perform under pressure, with short turn-around times
  • Must be able to interpret a client brief and create content that meets brand needs and captures reader engagement. 
  • Previous Content marketing, native advertising or writing for a brand experience advantageous.  


Skills & Competencies:

  • Able to write fluently, clearly and creatively in English;
  • Creativity in problem-solving and story idea generation;
  • Demonstrable copy editing skills will be plus;
  • Able to work under extreme pressure and to strict deadlines;
  • Good time management and the ability to multitask effectively and follow through;
  • Knowledge of the online news environment;
  • Knowledge of social media
  • Detail orientation;
  • Good people skills;
  • Quality orientation;
  • Good decision-making abilities;
  • Persistence and results orientation
  • Questioning and listening skills
  • The ability to work independently
  • Resilient
  • Initiative


Minimum Requirements:

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a writer;
  • Diploma or degree in journalism, languages or media studies
  • Copy editing or sub-editing experience will be a plus;
  • Good general knowledge;


* Disclaimer: Preference will be given to employment equity candidates.

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