Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Popular Mechanics Internship Opportunity 2018/19

We are seeking an editorial intern to join Popular Mechanics. If you have a creative flare, a general understanding of engineering, science and how things work, and can identify with the label 'geek', we want to hear from you.

Ramsay Media has been dedicated to market-leading, special interest publishing since 1933, and now it’s your time to become part of a winning team.

The successful candidate will be exposed to the following:
  • Copy-editing
  • Brainstorming and pitching original content for all brand platforms
  • Feature writing
  • Product reviews
  • Online content creation
  • Video production
  • Investigative journalism
  • A tertiary qualification in English or Journalism, or both, with an understanding of the Popular Mechanics Brand. Suitable qualifications in other fields will be considered, too.
  • A proactive and self-disciplined attitude.
  • A willingness to learn. 
  • A creative imagination.
  • A general understanding of and interest in engineering, technology, science, the outdoors, and DIY.
  • Excellent writing and organisational skills.
  • The ability to work under the pressures of deadlines, following the direction of senior team members, and on your own. 
  • Work experience in the media industry would be an advantage.
  • A thorough knowledge of social media platforms, and the ability to identify and share relevant trending content.
  • A basic understanding of SEO practices and Google Analytics. 
  • Having access to a personal vehicle would be a plus.
Closing Date: 30/11/2018

Location: Cape Town

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