[Vacancy] Senior Copywriter at Vyrus Digital Engagement

Vyrus is an established digital marketing agency operating from Lagos, Nigeria, and is affiliated with a full-service marketing communications agency. We have a proven track record of delivering exceptional digital marketing services to new and established organisations across Nigeria and beyond.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

  • Job Title: Senior Copywriter
  • Location: Ikeja, Lagos
  • Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary:

  • As a Senior Copywriter at Vyrus, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the narrative and communication strategies of our clients.
  • Your primary responsibility will be to conceptualize and develop communication ideas that align seamlessly with our clients’ communication strategies and briefs.
  • In addition to your creative duties, you will assume a leadership role by supervising and mentoring executives and trainees to ensure they uphold the same high level of creativity and quality in their work.
  • Your role is critical in ensuring that all content produced under your supervision is not only coherent and error-free but also captivates and engages the target audience effectively.
  • As a Senior Copywriter, you are expected to set and maintain the highest standards of thinking and writing, contributing to the elevation of copywriting quality within our department and the industry as a whole.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As the Senior Copywriter, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Conceptualization and Ideation: Generate creative communication ideas in alignment with communication strategies and client briefs.
  • Copywriting Excellence: Produce high-quality copy that reflects the highest standards of thinking and writing, ensuring error-free and engaging content.
  • Supervision: Oversee and mentor executives and trainees, guiding them in maintaining creativity and quality in their work.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure that all copy leaving the desk is coherent and effectively communicates with the target audience.
  • Continuous Improvement: Continually seek opportunities to elevate the standards of copywriting within the department and contribute to industry excellence.
  • Client Presentation: Capably present creative concepts and ideas to clients in a compelling and persuasive manner.
  • Client Interaction: Liaise with key internal and external client contacts as needed to present and sell concepts and ideas effectively.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including art directors, account managers, and clients, to achieve creative and strategic objectives.
  • Adherence to Deadlines: Ensure that all copywriting tasks are completed within designated timelines and meet project deadlines.
  • Industry Awareness: Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and emerging communication strategies to inform creative work.

Key Attributes / Qualifications of Ideal Candidate:

  • A graduate of any field from a reputable higher institution.
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in the copywriting industry.
  • Proficiency in various writing styles, techniques, and tools.
  • A commitment to quality and creativity, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • SEO proficiency, ensuring content is optimized for search engines.
  • Adaptability, with the capability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written.
  • Age Range: 23 – 28 years.


N150,000 – N180,000 / month.

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their up-to-date CV to: engage@vyrus.ng using “Senior Copywriter at Vyrus” as the subject of the email.

Application Closing Date:

13th October, 2023.

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