Multimedia Journalist - Online

Remuneration:Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Often
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Type:Permanent
Reference:#MMJCCN
Company:Africa Community Media


Job description

  • Develop and repurpose online content (including photographs) from conception to delivery for use across all digital platforms for Africa Community Media.
  • Initiate, source, research, follow up and provide accurate, high quality online content, for use across all editorial platforms.
  • Report, record and edit online content into compelling video pieces for use across digital platforms.
  • Effectively use social media to break news and to engage with online audiences.
  • Manage a short- and long-term diary.
  • Meet the deadline demands of online production across the multiple platforms
  • Manage a publication schedule for ACM’s websites to ensure they are regularly updated with fresh content.
  • Consistently project a positive image of the ACM brands.
  • Any other functions as when required.


Company Description

Africa Community Media are proud custodians of a stable of long established titles in the Western, Northern and Eastern Cape, in addition to 7 Shoppers in Kwazulu-Natal.

Our 15 Cape Community titles, distributed in the Western Cape, are an integral part of each of the communities they serve. Their longevity is testament to their popularity and advertisers’ response, with 694 000 copies distributed weekly.

Requirements

  • Must have a tertiary qualification in journalism or equivalent.
  • Must have two to three years’ experience of writing online content in a newspaper or similar environment.
  • Must supply video links as evidence of online work done in the past.
  • Writing skills, high levels of literacy and the ability to make critical and valid journalistic judgements.
  • Film and video editing skills
  • Must supply a contactable list of contacts.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence
  • Be technologically advanced on all social network platforms
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Meticulous
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with relevant industry content.
  • Must have the ability to think creatively.
  • Be a self - starter who shows initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Be motivated and driven to work in a highly pressurised fast paced environment.
  • Be highly flexible, working long, irregular hours and weekends.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure.


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