Journalist Internship Opportunity at Now Media 2017 - Jobs in South Africa

Journalist Internship Opportunity at Now Media 2017

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23 Mar, 2017

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Journalism Jobs in South Africa

Now Media (Pty) Ltd, the largest travel trade publisher in Africa, has been committed to promoting travel and trade in the Southern African region since 1953.

Based in Illovo, Johannesburg, Now Media prides itself on being an innovator of cutting-edge promotional products for the freight, travel and tourism industries.

Now Media seeks a conscientious intern with a great attitude – someone who has completed their studies in a journalism-related field (publishing, communications, English, etc.) or someone who is currently studying within this field but needs work experience.

We will also consider a graduate who hasn’t studied a journalism-oriented degree but is curious and interested in the world of news.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in gaining valuable experience working in a fun, dynamic, high-pressure newsroom environment with a team of specialist journalists and editors.

Tasks will centre primarily around administrative and research activities, but there will be a requirement to assist with some writing. Attending functions will also be a requirement.

Now Media is offering a month-to-month contract six-month contract. This contract will be reviewed each month.
Requirements

  • Diploma or degree (original certificate required)
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Valid passport

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • A go-getter who takes initiative
  • Easy-going by nature but takes the job seriously
  • Resourceful
  • Organised
  • Can work independently as well as part of a team
  • Eager to learn

Location: Johannesburg, Illovo, Sandton
Education level: Degree
Job level:  Student
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: 6 months
Reference: #JournoIntern
Send your impressive cover letter and CV to Carryn Malherbe: [email protected].

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