Strategy · Cape Town, Western Cape
Department Strategy
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Are you able to creatively tell a brand’s story through written content? Would you enjoy creating intriguing content with a focus on impact creation? If so, read on to find out more about the Storyteller position at Triggerise!

The Company
We are a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise with offices in the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa,  India, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Triggerise builds digital platforms that motivate users - primarily young women and adolescent girls - to make positive choices. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts and reward points to encourage our users to access and use health products and services. We also support our users in becoming entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.

All of our Triggerise offices are comfortable, open spaces filled with enthusiastic, international colleagues. Whether you are working from our biggest office in Nairobi, the fast-growing office in Addis, or from home, our people are young and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly. 

For this position, we are open to remote work and will happily accept applicants from any Triggerise Location (Ethiopia, India, Kenya, the Netherlands, Portugal and South Africa).

The Job

You will contribute towards Triggerise’s branding strategy by writing compelling and informative content, about the work that we do, our industry and the experiences of our employees. You will also be responsible for:

  • Conceptualizing and writing content for our offline and online presence, such as abstracts, white papers, social and digital media posts. 
  • Researching the subjects you are writing about and keeping up to date with the industry-related content.
  • Mentoring and assisting other colleagues on how to hone their writing skills.

About You

You are a fantastic writer. You have an eye for detail and follow through on tasks. You have the ability to take complex concepts and relay them in clear, concise and attractive wording.


  • 3 years of experience in a copywriting / storyteller position.
  • A degree in English or Literature would be beneficial.
  • You understand the essence of a complex story and can get it across in clear, concise, attractive wording.
  • You have an eye for detail and can work well independently. 

The Rewards

At Triggerise we believe in being open, also when it comes to salaries. The salary brackets for this position, excluding benefits, is R34 162 - R51 244  per month in South Africa, KSH 174 901 - KSH 262 351 per month in Kenya,  €1 841 - €2 761 in Portugal and Birr 39 043- Birr 58 564 in Ethiopia. We will offer you a salary in this bracket depending on your level of experience and how it relates to your future colleagues. If you would like to know more about the salaries in our other locations, please contact us. 


In addition to your monthly salary, we offer you:

  • Great secondary benefits 
  • A personal development budget.
  • Unlimited holidays, if you can make it work with your team you’re good to go.
  • Growth opportunities.
  • A product to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things.
  • A vision that we trust that you will do your job without us having to invent unnecessary rules and regulations.

The Details

Interested? Click Apply for This Job! Want more information? Check out our website or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email.

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