04 September 2020

Ventureburn Internship Opportunity 2020

 Ventureburn is looking for a hungry and talented intern journalist who is passionate about African tech startups, entrepreneurship and business. The selected intern will join the Ventureburn team for a period of three months and gain valuable experience in the industry of digital media.

Job spec:

  • Writing content catering to Ventureburns' brand pillars
  • Creating a headline, subheading, meta description for all stories written
  • Follow through with tasks provided by the editor
  • Sourcing of breaking news stories relating to the Ventureburn platform brand
  • Able to schedule on social media channels and monitor comments etc.
  • Adhering to journalistic ethics and rules associated with Burnmedia
  • Writing of sponsored content for specific clients based on briefs

Thorough research skills Benefits:

  • Learning the foundations of digital journalism
  • Experience in a growing sector focusing on startups and business
  • Creative freedom to pitch new ideas and run with stories (with editor's discretion)


  • A qualification in journalism
  • At least three months experience in writing in the field of news, features etc.
  • A love for entrepreneurship, startups and understanding the foundations
  • Be willing to learn and adapt to the position in terms of writing various forms of content from hard news to feature pieces
  • Be independent and willing to take criticism on work submitted
  • Be willing to collaborate with other members of the team and contribute to the overall growth of Ventureburn
  • Basic understanding of SEO and social media management.
  • Experience using CMS such as WordPress
  • Experience with basic image editing software ie. Gimp, paint etc. 

Remuneration: R5000 per month Basic salary 
Location: Cape Town

Applicants must submit a CV along with a brief motivation of 150 words as to why you are the best-suited candidate for this position to jobs@ventureburn.com.

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