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Content Writer

Company Location:
Cape Town
South Africa
Job Location:
Cape Town
South Africa
Posted on:
September 1, 2022
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Job Description

Zando is looking for the best talents to join the team of passionate and dedicated people to change the digital landscape and build the best eCom business in Africa!

Zando was founded in 2012 and since then has grown exponentially to become South Africa’s biggest online fashion store. Zando forms part of the Jumia Group, the leading e-commerce platform in Africa. With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa and offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.

We are looking for top talent to join our team of passionate and dedicated individuals in changing the digital landscape and building the best eCom business in Africa!

Key Performance Areas

  • Working within the Zando Content team.
  • Creating original and unique content for all products appearing on Zando.co.za, local Marketplace and Ecom stores.
  • Update content templates across full assortment every season. To ensure content is dynamic, interesting and informative to the customer.
  • Research relevant content for certain types of categories ie sports and beauty. Ensure the voice of the Brand and target market it is for, is represented in the content written.
  • Make products live; reaching daily target for all workstreams on all internal systems.
  • Quality check all items online to ensure images, descriptions, prices and categories are correct. Reducing returns or customer queries.
  • Support the Studio Manager in any content related tasks that may come about.

Essential skills, behaviour and knowledge required

  • Grade 12 / Matric.
  • Related tertiary writing Diploma or Degree.
  • A minimum of 1 year’s content writing experience.
  • SEO knowledge highly advantageous.
  • Excellent writing / Copywriting skills.
  • High level of creativity.
  • Ability to work within a team to achieve Studio goals.
  • High attention to detail.
  • In depth knowledge of clothing and apparel terms.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Highly organized and the ability to prioritize work.

This appointment will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan and preference will be given to people from Designated Groups and people with a disability, provided such job applicants meet the inherent criteria of the vacancy.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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