Oxpeckers New Job Opening – Apply Now!

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23 Jul, 2018

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Internships in South Africa

Oxpeckers is a nonprofit company that aims to dramatically improve the quality and impact of African environmental journalism. Oxpeckers is Africa’s first journalistic investigation unit focusing on environmental issues. The Center combines traditional investigative reporting with data analysis and geo-mapping tools to expose eco-offences.

Job Title: Intern


  • File weekly data requests to appropriate agencies
  • Train communities and stakeholders to use and share the tool
  • Contribute to journalistic investigations
  • Compile blogs
  • Manage social media platforms on a daily basis
  • Crowdsourcing information
  • Weekly updating of map data and document repositories
  • Take part in and doing presentations at stakeholder meetings
  • Develop new relationships while maintaining current working relationships
  • Identify collaboration opportunities
  • Compile quarterly feedback statistics and reports


  • Journalism experience
  • Environment-related degree or experience
  • An understanding of technology, data and geospatial disciplines
  • Research, writing and communication skills
  • The ability to innovate and problem solve
  • A disciplined, professional and independent personality
  • A driver’s licence, and preferably own transport
  • The freedom to travel on assignment
  • A laptop and cellphone
  • Previous experience
  • Fluency in English and at least one Nguni language

To apply,  please fill in this form

Application deadline: 30th July, 2018

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