Tuesday, 15 January 2019

4 X Journalism Internship Opportunities at Political Analysis 2019

We are an online publication, looking to hire four intern journalists. The internship is for a period of three months, from late January to April 2019.



Responsibilities:
  • 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.
Requirements
  • A university degree obtained at a South African public university.
  • Very strong English language skills; you must be able to speak, 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.
Other:
  • Despite being a work-from-home role, the position is full-time, and on weekdays 08:00 am to 05:00 pm.
  • 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.
Please include a cover letter addressing your suitability for the role. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Please send it to

  • m.mpolase@politicalanalysis.co.za.


Source: BizCommunity

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