Junior Writer


  • Remuneration: Basic Salary
  • Location: Cape Town, CBD
  • Type: Permanent


Job description

CompareGuru (www.compareguru.co.za) is the first truly independent online platform in South Africa that sources and provides a comprehensive comparative service of product options, with a focus on financial services including banking and insurance, as well as mobile and broadband. Through regular and in-depth market research, CompareGuru provides side-by-side comparisons that help consumers make informed decisions.

Our team is made up of young, dynamic individuals who are always looking to challenge the status quo through new-found innovation and teamwork! By joining our team, you’ll get a chance to support us in expanding our business activities in one of the most exciting places to be in the online space, Cape Town!

Job brief

We are looking for a Junior Writer who is able to cover a range of topics. Ideally, we would like the candidate to produce valuable and informative content that contributes to the overall success of our products.  You will join a team of talented writers who work collaboratively with our marketing team.


  • Conceptualise, create, and execute world-class content in order to grow our audience, attract new customers, and support our existing customers.
  • Translate complex technical subject matter into jargon-free, easy-to-follow copy that is SEO friendly.
  • Juggle multiple projects on fast-moving schedules.
  • Most importantly, the ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a drive to constantly improve their portal and to remain relevant to the consumer.


  • Relevant tertiary degree or qualification (Journalism, technical writing, etc.) is preferred
  • Proven work experience in a similar field is preferred
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, HTML and CMS systems.


To apply, email your CV, along with a cover letter stipulating why you would be the right candidate, to [email protected]. Please use the subject line “Junior Writer Application”.