Content Writer

What you’ll do

● Work with the Marketing Team to create SnapScan’s content strategy.

● Write copy for social media, website, paid advertising, and email campaigns.

● Create long-form content for the SnapScan Blog.

● Edit other team members’ blog articles, and review copy written by others.

● Work on SnapScan’s community building activities to increase engagement with small businesses.

● Help conceptualize SnapScan’s educational content to increase engagement.

● Assist with go-to-market strategies for SnapScan’s new products and features.

● Be a brand ambassador with a thorough understanding of the SnapScan app and merchant offering.

● Work on SnapScan’s email marketing strategies (experience with Mandrill or Mailchimp is a bonus here).

● Maintain consistency across SnapScan’s channels, honouring and developing the Brand Voice.

● Schedule and manage SnapScan’s content schedule on a variety of channels.

● Take the SnapScan Blog to the next level.

Who you are

This role requires a unique set of skills and attributes. All people are different, but we believe that if the

following describes you, you will be well suited for this position:

● All round wordsmith with skills in conceptual and technical copywriting, while being comfortable with

long-form content as well as short punchy copy that sells.

● 2 years in a copywriting or content writing role.

● Sophisticated knowledge of SEO and content research

● Obsessed with finding and telling stories.

● Relevant background or tertiary degree.

● An eye for detail with exceptional grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

● Passion for technology and marketing.

● Keep up to date with new tools, trends, and best practices.

● Empathy for our customers.

● Enthusiasm to understand customer needs and problems, and then deliver

solutions based on these insights.

● Interested in small businesses and making their lives easier.

● Comfortable communicating with internal and external stakeholders.

● Curious and hungry to learn new skills and constantly improve.

● Team player, but also comfortable managing your own time and setting personal


● Kind, honest, and motivated.

In 2013, SnapScan launched one of the first mobile payment apps in South Africa. By combining our ingenuity with Standard Bank's impressive financial infrastructure and expertise, SnapScan has been changing the way South Africans pay and get paid - one snap at a time. Our team of passionate problem solvers continues to find faster, easier, and safer ways to transact without the fuss of handling cash or cards. We seek to ensure that people save time and have the best payment experience possible. We strive to remove unnecessary barriers, complex fee structures, and time-consuming admin to provide an innovative and streamlined solution for businesses and app users. Our dedicated team is always happy to assist and we are constantly evolving - as we continue to find new ways to pay in a snap.