Sunday, 12 June 2016

Editorial Intern at Citizen Justice Network 2016

We are hiring an editorial intern to be part of this exciting social justice project housed in the Wits Journalism Department in Johannesburg.

Citizen Justice Network:
We train community paralegals in under-reported areas to be radio journalists. We then guide them to produce incredible stories for broadcast. Then we identify national patterns of injustice and implement change.

More on our site: www.citizenjusticenetwork.org 

Requirements: 
  • A Bachelor’s degree.
  • African languages.
  • A keen interest in social justice.
  • Understanding how to create efficient editorial processes, particularly in radio.
  • Ability to create and maintain filing and administration systems.
  • Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines.
  • Willingness to understand the NGO sector.
  • Contactable references.
Advantageous: 
  • Interest in paralegal advice offices and/or community radio.
Job Description

As an editorial intern you will be required to:
–              Work daily over the phone with our paralegal journalists to help them produce stories and programming for their local radio stations.
–             Take charge of what the advice offices need and any ongoing training they might require to produce these stories.
–              Write blog posts and handle social media accounts.
–              Some travel. Car licence necessary.
–              Collate information in a systematic format and manage the flow of stories. Be responsible for an ongoing set of deliverables.
–              To assist the team with a variety of projects including organising events
–              Work as the second member of a newly formed project in a vibrant journalism department.
Remuneration: Competitive monthly stipend.

Education level: Degree.

Type: 6-month contract with option to renew once.

Send a letter and full CV , including two referees before 01 July to:
Paul McNally (paul@mcnally.co.za).

Only successful candidates will be contacted

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