Fresher Copywriter Jobs – Vision Group


Organisation: Vision

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Creative

About US:

The Vision Group
incorporated as the New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited
(NVPPCL), started business in March 1986. It is a multimedia business housing
newspaper, magazines, internet publishing, television, radio broadcasting,
commercial printing, advertising and distribution services. NVPPCL is listed on
the Uganda Stock Exchange, with an expected turnover of over UGX 60 billion (FY

Job Summary:  The Copywriter will generate high
audience-appeal copy concepts, translate them into copy words, slogans and
audio scripts that accompany advertising visuals. Manage the end-to-end
production process

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Interpret creative direction and adapt points from creative briefs
    into persuasive copy concepts
  • Collaborate with Marketing, PR and Customer Experience to develop a
    variety of marketing materials
  • Create, edit and proof copy headlines, press releases, web copy,
    brochures, radio/TV scripts or other related marketing materials
  • Write high-engagement social media content that reflects our brands’
  • Produce error-free content that adheres to Vision Groups style
  • Develop a content tracking mechanism to verify content compliance
    with codes of Vision Group and general industry practice
  • Oversee the production phase, booking and liaising with designers,
    illustrators, printers, photographers and production
  • Cast actors, models and voices to appear in advert
  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects with short deadlines
  • Demonstrate nuances of social writing, including the use of
    hashtags, emojis and acronyms

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    in marketing, communications, creative design
  • At least two years of experience in copywriting
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, including Word, PowerPoint,
    Communicator and copy writing tools like flickr and copyscape
  • Experience in producing copy for digital, print and broadcast
  • Highly creative and imaginative
  • Collaborative and flexible
  • Great command of the English language – written and spoken
  • Eye for detail
  • Exude interest in commerce, popular culture, new advertising trends
    and techniques

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send
their applications and CV to:

Chief Human Resources

The New Vision
Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.

Email address:

Deadline: 5th August 2019

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