Vacancy: Development Writer

Trialogue seeks to appoint a writer to assist the content manager in the Cape Town office. Trialogue is a corporate social investment (CSI) and sustainability consultancy, with offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Job description:

  • Conduct desktop research, telephonic/Skype and face-to-face interviews
  • Write content for a range of marketing material, including online and print
  • Assist with management of the company website, social media platforms, conference event app and company newsletter
  • Write in-depth and summary articles for Trialogue’s flagship CSI publication and online knowledge-sharing platform
  • Liaise with event speakers and assist with event logistics as required

This role may require occasional travel to Johannesburg.


Required skills

  • Bachelor of Arts or Social Sciences degree
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading capabilities
  • Three to five years of experience in a communications/research and writing role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of social development
  • Self-motivator who works well under pressure



  • Masters degree/academic research experience
  • Experience in CSI/development
  • Marketing/copy writing experience
  • Ability to interpret and analyse quantitative data

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV (maximum two pages), along with a motivation letter of no more than 500 words and two samples of your academic and feature writing (development writing and published work would be advantageous) to

Applications close 15 January 2017. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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