Sunday, 3 April 2016

Food24 Internship 2016 is a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services across internet, mobile, applications, job listings and interactive TV. Centered on News24, is dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities. As South Africa's largest digital publishing house, the network welcomes over 6 million local unique browsers monthly.

• Working in a small, fast-moving editorial team to produce clever, useful online food content (sometimes on the fly, sometimes days or weeks ahead)

• Producing and editing repackaged content for clients

• Supporting editorial and executive staff

Minimum Requirements
• A formal writing or journalism qualification.

Skills & Competencies
• Writing experience (published pieces and/or personal blog)

• Experience with content management systems a major plus (any blogging counts!)

•Familiar with the Food24 editorial voice and aesthetic

• Loves food, appreciates the importance of home cooking and cooking with the seasons

• Meticulous editor, perfectionist, obsessive attention to detail, maddened by typos and broken links, delighted by finding and fixing them

• Excellent communication skills with a can-do attitude

• A+ multi-tasker and juggler of responsibilities big and small

• Interested in and engaged with social media like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Pinterest and Snapchat

• Loves problem-solving and collaborating with the aim of driving Food24 forward

• Knowledge of food and restaurants a plus

Duties & Responsibilities

• Loading and editing recipes and food/drink/restaurant articles into the content management system

• Sourcing and resizing images (experience in Photoshop is a huge advantage!)

• Conceiving and writing short original articles and posts: recipe roundups and features about the goings-on in the greater food/drink/restaurant community

• Keeping up-to-date, and engaging with the SA food community on social media


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