Multimedia content producer - YOU
Media24
Cape Town, Western Cape
Permanent
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Posted 12 April 2019 - Closing Date 23 April 2019

Job Details

Job Description

Job Summary:
We’re looking for a multimedia journalist to be part of our team, working on our digital and social platforms. You must have a passion for storytelling – whether it’s a compelling breaking news article, or a beautifully edited video clip, you must know how the story needs to be told. You’ll also be an excellent organiser, and able to handle the flow of content that comes in from the other journalists to make sure it’s publish-ready before uploading to our digital platforms. The position is in our Cape Town office.

Minimum Requirements:
- Diploma or degree in journalism, languages or media studies., 
- Experience writing for a mainstream publication,
- Established network of contacts, 

- At least 3 years’ experience, 
- Valid driver’s licence.

Prior Knowledge:
- Good general knowledge; Knowledge of the YOU market, 
- Knowledge of topical issues and current affairs,
- Proficient in relevant computer software packages and application,
- Passion for media, knowledge of current affairs.

Skills & Compoetencies:
- Write fluently in English,
- Be able to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro,
- Have experience with a Content Management System,
- Handle pressure like a boss,
- Have great news judgement,
- Be able to work with a team and impress those they engage with,
- Make good decisions that will benefit the brand,
- Never give up, never settle for less than 100%,
- Be able to think on your feet and plan when things go wrong.

Duties & Responsibilities:
- Write fluently in English,
- Be able to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro,
- Have experience with a Content Management System,
- Handle pressure like a boss,
- Have great news judgement,
- Be able to work with a team and impress those they engage with,
- Make good decisions that will benefit the brand,
- Never give up, never settle for less than 100%,
-Be able to think on your feet and plan when things go wrong.

About Us:
Media24 is a leading media company in Africa with interests in digital media, newspapers, magazines, printing, distribution, book publishing, job classifieds and ecommerce. Media24’s digital media division, 24.com, is a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services across internet, mobile and applications. 24.com is dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities. As South Africa’s largest digital publishing house, the network welcomes over 16 million local unique browsers monthly. Media24 is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms.

Disclaimer: Preference will be given to employment equity candidates.