Friday, 26 October 2018

Junior Journalist at Just Nje 2018

We are an online publication looking to hire four junior journalists for a period of three months, from 1 November 2018 to 31 January 2018, for the following beats:
  • Music
  • TV
  • Politics
  • Lottery
Responsibilities:
  • Write daily articles sourced from interviews, press releases, social media, online data sources, and interview transcripts (which you must transcribe).
  • Frontline proofreading and editing – for your own content, and content written by others.
Other:
  • Please note that is not your typical nine to five role, and you will on several occasions need to start work early or end the day late to meet deadlines.
  • Please do not apply for this role if you are looking for a 'work-life balance' or if you are a veritable 'clock watcher'.
  • The position is full-time, and will not entertain special work-arrangement requests.
  • This role is best suited for a recent and inexperienced graduates looking to immerse themselves into the world of entertainment journalism and online publishing.
  • To be successful in this position, you must be able to learn, take constructive criticism, and be versatile in both your approach to the work and your writing assignments.
Requirements
  • A three-year university degree obtained at a South African public university.
  • Very strong English language skills; you must be able to speak with a neutral South African English accent, write and edit well.
  • Versatility - the ability to write across various subjects and topics if and when required.
  • Your own laptop, reliable and unlimited internet (4G or Fibre), as this is a work from home role.
  • Stability and reliability under pressure, and a consistency in the kind and quality of work produced.
  • Ability to work with very little guidance and supervision.
  • Computer literacy - ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel and Google applications.
  • Superior online research skills.
  • An interest in writing, journalism, especially entertainment journalism.
  • Can start working with us immediately.
Location: Johannesburg


Interested candidates should send a CV to mzo@justnje.com. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of submitting your CV, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Source: BizCommunity 

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