Arabic Copywriter, Doha

Agency Ogilvy
Created 02/21/2021
Date expired 01/24/2022
Reference 2021-8403
Category Creative
Country Qatar
City Doha
Overview

Memac Ogilvy is about Making Brands Matter.

We're one of the leading creative networks in MENA with its flagship office in the UAE and a strong local footprint in the GCC and North Africa. It is part of the formidable worldwide Ogilvy network and wider WPP network. It's the only truly integrated comms network - with beyond Brand & Advertising, a deep PR & Influence, Social Media Performance and Customer Engagement & Digital capability.

We are currently looking to hire a Arabic Copywriter to join our agency.

Qualifications

PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

Required Experience:

  • To have an HND, Foundation degree or degree in advertising, design or related subjects.
  • To have an established portfolio of recent Arabic copy work.
  • Essential to have previously knowledge of the industry and an understanding of the creative process in advertisement.
  • The ability to think creatively and communicate ideas through the written form (ie: scripts and copy).
  • This individual must have an opinion on directors and typography. It is also essential for them to have an eye for colour and mood etc
  • Experience of checking all content being advertised is truthful and complies with codes of advertising practice.


Desired Experience:

  • To have won Creative Awards.


Required Behaviours:

  • Actively seeks out new ideas, techniques and styles generally (ie art, films, TV programmes, music, fashion, trends etc).
  • Is influential and can inspire the Creative Department.
  • Seeks out to understand why loyal customers buy certain products.
  • Acts in the best interest of the brand and Ogilvy at all times.
  • Researching competitor activities and successful campaigns being delivered by other agencies


Required Attributes:

  • Is highly creative and imaginative, and curious about clients' products or services.
  • Can communicate ideas or moods through advertising.
  • Has excellent computer skills in relevant art and design software packages.
  • Technical excellence in creating original concepts.
  • Has a thorough understanding of photography, typography and printing techniques.
  • Skilled in writing clear, concise and grammatically correct copy. Has a strong eye for detail.
  • Has an understanding of the different language styles that appeal to various target markets.
  • Strong listening and interpretation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Can work under pressure and manage workloads effectively.
  • Can work within strict budgets.
  • Is able to see other people's points of view and take on board feedback.
  • Works well within a pair and also cross departments.
  • Is highly self-motivated and well organised.

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