SEO Copywriter

SweepSouth is Africa's largest online home services platform, offering services in home cleaning, gardening, plumbing, electricians, and more. Services are supported by the SweepSouth shop which provides consumers with a variety of home essentials online.

More about this exciting position:

We are looking for a creative SEO Copywriter to write clear and concise copy for SEO-related sources like website content, blog posts and link-building articles. Your words will inform and engage target audiences, as well as help boost our website rankings on Google.

Our ideal candidate is a team-spirited, skilled and imaginative writer with an eye for detail. If you can grasp project requirements quickly and offer valuable insight, you may be a potential candidate.

Responsibilities- Write clear, attractive SEO-optimized copy with a distinct voice

- Interpret copywriting briefs to understand project requirements- Collaborate with designers, our content writer, PR and other professionals on large- and small-scale marketing projects (e.g. email campaigns and landing pages)- Conduct high-quality research- Edit and proofread copy as needed- Use SEO principles to maximize our copy’s reach- Source images and other content

Requirements- Proven experience as a copywriter or related role- Knowledge of online content strategy and creation- Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills- Experienced understanding of SEO- Link-building and content outreach experience- Strong research skills- Creativity- Collaborative spirit- Excellent time-management and organizational skills


  • Contribution towards Medical aid plan
  • Pension plan
  • Free monthly home cleaning
  • Access to free emotional and psychosocial support
  • Access to experienced international technology startup networks for support
  • The chance to change the world by disrupting an industry that hasn't changed much in decades
  • Work with smart and motivated co-workers on interesting problems in a fun office environment
In founding SweepSouth, our aim was to modernise home services and to be the African pioneers in bringing technology to the industry. With over seven thousand cleaners, and thousands of satisfied customers being served monthly, we're just getting started. Our mission is to create happy homes by providing dignified, flexible work at decent pay to our SweepStars. SweepSouth is the largest online marketplace on the African continent for ordering and paying for home cleaning services. We connect people with experienced, reliable, efficient and insured cleaners in minutes.