Monday, 4 June 2018

Intern Writers/journalists Opportunity 2018

We are an online publication, looking to hire two intern writers/journalists. The internship is for a period of three months, from June to August 2018.


Political Analysis South Africa is a website for political discourse. We are also a news agency, reporting on politics, labour and breaking news.

The thoughts and views expressed in the opinion section of the Political Analysis South Africa website reflect the opinions of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the website or its owners.


Write daily reports 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.

  • 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 digital 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.

  • A 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, including politics, entertainment, personal finance, careers, breaking news and sport.
  • 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 and current affairs.
  • Can start working with us immediately, with little notice.
Remuneration: R3500 per month Basic salary 
Location: Johannesburg
Education level: Degree
Job level: Student

Candidates who meet the about criteria are invited to send a CV to If you have not heard from us within two weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.

Source: Biz Community

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