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Remuneration:negotiable Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Junior/Mid
Company:TeamTalk Media Group

Job description

To produce and deliver copy, images or multimedia sports content, for the purposes of publishing and syndication according to the needs and deadlines defined by site requirements or client needs.

As such the duties and tasks required of this position will include but not be limited to:
  • Rewriting of stories
  • Uploading stories to sites
  • Editing photos
  • Writing headlines
  • Sending SMS messages
  • Writing match reports
  • Producing live text commentaries
  • Fulfil the role of duty editor. IE: Be au fait with the running of the website(s) and be able to look after it/them without supervision
You will also be required to perform all lawful and reasonable instructions given to you by your manager.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. You may be required to perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organisation.


The TEAMtalk Performance Management programme is based on the “Three A’s”:

Attitude, Ability, Achievement

  •  Positive, 'can-do' attitude – always be prepared to go the extra mile to get the job done and exceed client expectations. Fill gaps in working day by constantly seeking new opportunities and additional tasks to perform.  No 'fallow' periods – work at a consistent pace
  • Professionalism – adhere to a smart dress code, be punctual for meetings and appointments, hit deadlines.
  • Good team player - be a positive, friendly presence within the workplace. Work collaboratively with colleagues and management
  • Ambitious - demonstrate a desire to succeed and achieve career growth. Willingness to learn new skills
  • Excellent subject knowledge: understand the sports environment and services TEAMtalk offers as well as keeping abreast of market news and competitor activities
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts.
  • Make use of tools like Google Analytics to understand what readers are looking
  • Use of Social Media to help drive traffic to the sites
Achievement – Constantly exceeds the performance standards required for the role:
  • Minimum number of stories produced per day:  15
  • No deadlines missed or important stories overlooked
  • Responds to the need for the team, as required.
  • Produces quality, error-free work

Posted on 22 Feb 15:25

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