Current Jobs at Oaklands and Johnson Limited for Copywriters

Oaklands and Johnson, is an Experiential Marketing Company that has created innovative solutions in Africa for over 13 years. We are an Agency that employs a no frills ideation process in organizing simple thinking together in a beautiful creative space in sunny Lagos. With a recently opened office in Accra, we are maximizing the tropical energy in the West Coast of Africa to generate marketing ideas for brands that find Africa a fascinating market.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Copywriter
Location: Lagos
Job Description

  • Advertising copywriters generally work alongside an art Director within the creative department of an advertising, media or full-service agency.
  • They work with client briefs to conceive, develop and produce effective advertising campaigns.
  • Liaising with clients and interpreting their briefs;
  • Familiarizing themselves with their clients’ products and services, the target audience and their competitors’ activities;
  • Writing clear and original copy;
  • Updating digital media;
  • Proofreading copy to check spelling and grammar;
  • Amending, revising or redeveloping adverts or campaigns in response to feedback from the creative director, account team or clients;
  • Developing creative ideas and concepts, often in partnership with the art director;
  • Presenting ideas to colleagues and clients;
  • Overseeing campaigns through the production stage to completion;
  • Working on several campaigns at once, sometimes under pressure and often to tight deadlines;
  • Casting actors for TV and radio jingles, and listening to voice tapes;
  • Liaising with production companies, photographers, typographers, designers and printers;
  • Keeping up to date with trends;
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.

Requirements (skills and Qualifications)

  • B.A in English, Journalism, Communication, Media Studies, Advertising, or Public Relations or at least minimum 2 years work experience in an advertising agency
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Confidence, enthusiasm and determination;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Commercial awareness with the ability to understand the target audience;
  • An interest in popular culture, new trends and styles;
  • Good research skills;
  • The ability to write good, clear copy in a variety of styles with accurate spelling and grammar;
  • Excellent teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Logic, creativity and imagination;
  • Good proofreading skills.
  • Must demonstrate sound work ethics


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected] Using “Copy Writer” as subject of the mail.


Application Deadline: 18th August, 2017.

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