Thursday, 9 May 2019

Now Media Journalist Internship Programme 2019

Now Media is looking for a journalist intern for one of its travel brands – a person with a talent and passion for writing and tourism/travel, and someone who wants to build a career in journalism and travel writing.



The individual must have completed, or be in the process of completing, a journalism-orientated or related degree (English, Communications, Publishing, etc), and be looking for an opportunity to enter the industry and gain valuable work experience.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in gaining experience working in a fun, dynamic, high-pressure newsroom environment with a team of specialist journalists and editors.

Job requirements will include sourcing and writing articles for publication; assisting journalists and editors with research and client follow-ups; administrative tasks of uploading articles daily and managing the website back-end; managing social media platforms; conducting interviews telephonically or in person; attending functions.

Now Media is offering a six-month contract. This contract will be reviewed each month.



Company Description

Now Media (Pty) Ltd, the largest travel trade publisher in Africa, has been committed to promoting travel and trade in the Southern African region since 1953.

Based in Illovo, Johannesburg, Now Media prides itself on being an innovator of cutting-edge promotional products for the freight, travel and tourism industries.

Requirements
  • Talented and skilled writer
  • Passion for news and travel/tourism
  • Team player, but self-driven
  • High attention to detail
  • Outgoing and comfortable with networking
  • Ambitious and wanting to grow career in writing
  • Be able to manage pressure and stress
  • Positive and upbeat
  • Love the challenge of daily deadlines
  • Diploma or degree (original certificate required)
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Valid passport
  • Valid drivers licence 
  • Own car
Please send your cover letters and CVs to Candice Haley careers@nowmedia.co.za.

If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position.

Source: BizCommunity

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