Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Junior Media Co-ordinator Interns at One9 2018

One role is available at Cricket South Africa's franchises and one at head office (i.e. in total, 7 interns will be hired). 

Depending on the franchise at which you are placed, the description may have a slight emphasis on one or more of the elements.

Location of internships:
Cobras - Nelwands, Cape Town (WC)
Dolphins - Durban (KZN)
Knights - Willows, Bloemfontein (FS)
Lions - Illovo, Sandton (GP)
Titans - Centurion, Pretoria (GP)
Warriors - Port Elizabeth (EC)
Cricket SA Head Office - Melrose Estate, Johannesburg (GP

What is expected of the intern in the 11 months (from Oct 2018 - Aug 2019) is the following:

Social Media Accounts
– compile regular posts on all platforms (one piece of content for multiple platforms); inspect comments; shares and interactions.
Content Creation – conduct interviews (telephonic and/or video); compile regular, relevant articles for the franchise (such as match reports, features, previews, press releases (Cricket/Organization-related)
Media Centre – assist media with all enquiries on matchdays; liaise with relevant media managers regarding press conferences; print team sheets; assist with seating plan; print statistics packs
Press conference – assist senior staff with planning press conference; help ensure order in and around venue (noise levels, personnel present etc); liaise with sound technicians, caterers and other technical support
General – collect & analyse relevant media reports for your franchise & CSA; assist with franchise’s marketing & promotion efforts (printing flyers, setting up branding); assist senior staff with any media-related requests

*interns should only apply for roles at the franchise where they are able to live and work from.

The job requires a combination of the following skills:
  • A passion and good knowledge of cricket
  • Good writing skills – ability to use cricket jargon (linked to cricket knowledge)
  • Ability to understand and effectively create content for and respond to engagements through different mediums (including social media, telephonically, written format, in-person interviews etc)
  • Sound administrative capabilities (i.e. able to manage deadlines, prioritise work and manage projects)
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Self motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Creativity

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