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Tech Copywriter

Calling all tech or enterprise writers! Clockwork is looking for a Copywriter with consumer tech, enterprise tech and B2B writing experience to join our content team. We’re offering the right candidate the opportunity to create longer form content for a variety of our tech clients – although you’ll also need to be comfortable writing shorter pieces for online platforms and social media.

The successful candidate needs outstanding copywriting skills, with a proven track record of producing insightful, research-based writing in a variety of formats. Specific experience writing tech or enterprise content will be a plus.

If you live for transforming complex, technical information into user-friendly, easy to read content, this position is for you!

This is a full-time position based in Johannesburg working in a content team with like-minded individuals (although we sometimes disagree about which social media platform is the best).

All applications must include a copy of your CV and a comprehensive portfolio of work.

Reporting to: Content Lead



  • Create original copy that is accurate, insightful and grammatically correct and meets client goals
  • Become familiar with clients’ products and services, target audiences, and competitors’ activities
  • Conduct interviews with clients to inform content creation
  • Amend, revise and rewrite in response to feedback from the account team, creative team, or clients
  • Assist with the development of content strategies
  • Adhere to strict briefs and deadlines


  • Research quickly and efficiently and translate your research into copy on a wide range of subjects
  • Critically analyse and interrogate information presented to you
  • Understand basic stats, figures and graphs and use them to support an argument

Working within a team

  • Co-ordinate and discuss copy with the team, bringing a high degree of knowledge and experience
  • Work seamlessly and efficiently with team leads, fostering a collaborative work environment
  • Ensure timely responses to requests from team members on all deliverables.
  • Manage and follow up on delegated deliverables

Essential Experience

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in long form copywriting in the tech and B2B industries
  • Proven experience as a Copywriter or in a similar writing role
  • Verifiable degrees and diplomas

 Essential Skills

  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A comprehensive knowledge of and proven experience of the market and industry
  • Maturity and temperament to relate to a wide range of clientele
  • Client focused, attention to detail, highly organised
  • Ability to think strategically, execute quality work under multiple and competing deadlines and work extra hours as needed
  • High level of creativity, inspiration and innovation
  • Good interpersonal skills – confidence to present observations or advice to (senior) colleagues
  • “Can do” attitude to take ownership and pride in deliverables
  • Team player willing to adapt to a fast-paced environment and champion the Clockwork ethos
  • Flexible and open to changes
  • Practical problem solver
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