Copywriter

Posted on June 26th, 2021 | Last day left to apply | 292 views

Sun Exchange is a multi-award winning solar asset leasing platform enabling people all over the world to #EarnWithPurpose. With Sun Exchange, anyone, anywhere, can buy solar cells that power businesses, schools and other organisations in sunny emerging markets. Solar cell owners earn income from the electricity that’s generated while offsetting their carbon footprint, and the organisations they solar power gain access to affordable, reliable, clean energy. Together, we’re on a mission to connect the world to the sun and create a more sustainable energy future.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING IN THIS ROLE

  • Creating written content to be used across various channels including the Sun Exchange website, social media, blog and email marketing, among others, to promote:the brand and its missioneach solar project crowdsale that is hosted on the platformcompleted solar projects and their performanceSun Exchange’s platform performance as a wholeindustry thought leadership via long-form contentcompany news announcements and press releases
  • the brand and its mission
  • each solar project crowdsale that is hosted on the platform
  • completed solar projects and their performance
  • Sun Exchange’s platform performance as a whole
  • industry thought leadership via long-form content
  • company news announcements and press releases
  • Additional miscellaneous writing tasks to support broader marketing and communications efforts

THE CANDIDATE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

A Cape Town-based, detail-orientated, creative, self-motivated copywriter with eagle-eye grammar and editing skills to join our growing marketing team full time.

Core requirements for success:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a copywriter.
  • A writing portfolio of sample work.
  • A track record of successfully adapting to and developing a brand’s voice.
  • The ability to comprehend technical solar energy, financial and technology industry terminology and adapt into meaningful and accessible messages.
  • Keen attention to detail and strong grammar skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines when necessary.

The following are examples of writing tasks that will be required:

  • Descriptions and narratives that tell the story of each of our solar projects.
  • Email marketing content to drive solar project sales, engage our global community, provide progress updates on projects, and more.
  • Scripts and narratives for videos that promote the company and our projects.
  • Social media posts.
  • Thought leadership posts for the Sun Exchange blog as well as for external media placements.
  • Additional ad hoc writing and editing projects working with teams across the business.

WHO WE ARE

We are serving something larger than oneself. Awareness of our purpose motivates us to maintain a holistic system of relationships and connections. Our attitudes, choices and behaviours should help and not hinder achieving personal and company goals.

Our core values - attitudes, choices and behaviours that help us grow:

  • Ask Why
  • Take Ownership
  • Lead by Example
  • Be Present
  • Foster Relationships
  • Do Good
  • Have Fun

Dare to be great and join the solar revolution.

WHY JOIN OUR MISSION?

At Sun Exchange, our mission is to connect the world to the sun. We have built a small team of passionate and driven specialists who are given the space to focus, develop their strengths and autonomously contribute toward the business goals. You will be working with a highly skilled and motivated team who will continuously empower you as an individual in your craft. To learn more about Sun Exchange, please click here.

Sun Exchange is the world’s first peer-to-peer solar leasing marketplace. We leverage financial innovation and the power of the crowd to drive sustainable energy development and make the environmental, social and economic benefits of solar accessible and affordable for all. Through the Sun Exchange online platform, anyone, anywhere in the world, can buy remotely-located solar cells and then lease them to power businesses and organisations in sunny emerging markets.
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